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David Copperfield was described by FORBES as commercially the most successful magician in history. He credits PASSION, PREPARATION AND PERSISTENCE as important factors to achieving his dream career. Umm…. not bad traits to emulate. What would passion, preparation and persistence look like in your career?
Stumbles and breakdowns are part and parcel of your pathway to developing a new habit or way of being. You see, building grit is an essential capacity, that is if you intend to proactively design a career or a life that is worth experiencing.
Let’s begin this year with an optimistic thought.
I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It appears that many in business have chosen to outlast the chaotic times they face, their bad bosses, the unfair career development treatment by disengaging. Such an action is not a powerful response, nor does it shift anything one iota.
You see, words set the limits for your life. And if you don’t grab the reins and transform your inner language to celebrate an affirmative, optimistic, growth building reality, you aren’t providing a fertile creative environment to thrive and progress.
Stop living from a just-now mentality. Employees who hold this attitude don’t understand circumstances change and morph into something else entirely, often turning into the right answer to your career goals.
I don’t know what it is about November. Somehow every year I journey down memory lane recalling all I’m grateful for this year. And you are one of the relationships I count as meaningful! Thanks for being you. Happy Thanksgiving! I thought you might enjoy this poem....
In business, many dwell in a tit-for-tat world, where it takes courage to reach out in compassion rather than retaliation. Breeding kindness opens the doors for connectivity of all kinds to turn up—and in today’s diverse marketplace that’s essential for success.
Today, fear, in most cases, is a passive response. One that holds you hostage impeding you from accomplishing all you’re intended to be. When you allow fear to thrive within, you rob yourself of the external opportunities designed to fulfill your dreams.
Today’s corporate success emerges out of a medley of talented executives who are pooling together diverse ideas, all the while working smart to achieve a shared vision.