Words are what compel and inspire those audiences we’re always trying to grow.
Sarah, keep this sentence on your desk. Don’t veer from this ideal and let it be the center of all of your work. It is the bigger picture.
You hit a chord in me, Erin. I used to be in my office with a team, my clients office, conferences and networking groups. Now, I’m in my home office and doing Zoom meetings with people all over the country. When it’s a quiet business day, Spotify and I try on different moods and I see how they fit. Loved your article.
So I’ve rephrased a few of my goals to fit and I’m experimenting to see how much better the question format performs.
I’ve actually put this phrase “Will it make the boat go faster?” on my calendar at 6am. FOR EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE! It is a simple reminder of good better and best choices/decisions for how we act upon our goals each day.
“What you need to think is not how you see the world, but what you need to see is how the world sees you.”
As a people, we fear rejection and we are our own worst critics. You will develop confidence as you achieve your wins. And when you need strength to push those voices that say “No, not yet” or “Maybe I’ll ask next…
Studies have shown that people who engage in activities because they “want to”, not because they “should” don’t really need much willpower to keep going.
When I was between 16–24, I had the on/off diet and was constantly struggling with weight. No coincidence that I was also emotionally all over the map. It really takes focus of self to make new changes, preferably one at a time.
I loved this. I was just thinking this week about when I’d wake up at 5:00am so I could go to Curves to work out at 5:30 while my children were still sleeping. Then get home, wake them up, get them off to school and go to work. They are grown, out of the house, living and working somewhere else. And I sleep in until 7:00. The 60 year old life. Bravo for blogging!!