During my travels as a professional motivational speaker, I get to meet people from all walks of life. And often times I find pearls of wisdom from the most unlikely sources.
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As many of you know, I put out frequent videos. Most contain some wisdom about life and/or business. But this week I take a break from “wisdom” and let you peak at me and my family.
Planning an epic meeting means creating an experience of value for ALL attendees—from the newbies to the veterans. Everyone who attends needs to feel like it was the best meeting ever and that they got so much out of the event that they can’t afford to miss it next year.
Third graders love to be told they are doing a good job. They love it when you tell them they did that math problem perfectly, or that their coloring is looking awesome.
Who doesn’t love that kind of feeling? As we age, we still maintain that basic desire for acknowledgement. But for some reason, the frequency in which we receive that kind of acknowledgment and encouragement diminishes. But we STILL thrive on those types of compliments.
Here are three sure fire, based-in-science, and crazy-simple ways to turn a bad day into a good day, and to morph a good day in to a great day.
Here’s a fun fact—most of the people in my audiences think they need more training in business strategies and tactics. But statistically speaking, those around them think they need to improve people skills.
As a change management speaker, I often talk with clients that are going through massive change in their companies. One of the biggest things I have learned about change management can be encapsulated by comparing two of my recent clients. Even though they were both going through similar changes, they each dealt with the change in dramatically different ways.
My job as an insurance speaker was to reinforce and reiterate their strong and positive culture, while also firing them up with a bit of passion, meaningfulness, and purpose.
Most of us have heard the theory that it takes 21 days to develop a habit. But in reality, it takes more than 21 days to create consistency for those things we really DON’T want to do. So, how can you motivate yourself to get beyond those 21 days to generate more positivity in your life?