What is the most valuable thing we can give another person? Time. And when we receive a handwritten note, we know someone has invested some time in us and our relationship.
We will have bad days, days where we don’t perform to our potential. But, like Southern Miss, we can look to the future, be positive and celebrate our progress and accomplishments. Sportsmanship, mutual respect, makes us better and creates a sense of belonging that is craved by so many today.
Being a skeptic is a strength. We need skeptics on every team. But denial holds everyone back, especially ourselves.
When we can laugh at ourselves, it makes us real and keeps us grounded and humble — as leaders and team members.
Have you ever been in a stressful situation when someone said something funny or pointed out some funny aspect of the situation? It immediately lowers the stress in the room, helps people think more clearly and certainly connects us as humans.
While waiting at the rental car agency recently, I got a masterclass in leadership and the value of patience. Certainly one of my weaknesses. But, there are so many takeaways for us this week. Keep reading to see how the wonderful insights from this lady transformed my attitude.
Persistence is a strength that helps us push through barriers so we can reach our full potential. But any strength when taken to the excess becomes a weakness. Growth happens when we can objectively assess the risks and the opportunities as we persist on our journey.