How do you deal with frustration? Sometimes in order to take on life's challenges, we need to take another vector. When you are at your breaking point, are you grateful for the problem that is in your face? This may sound a bit counter intuitive, but this is a key factor in finding the best solutions to life's unexpected opportunities.
In Episode 54, we explore a number of key elements to using the secret weapon of "Gratitude" to take on the most severe challenges. You'll also learn who you should bring into your inner circle to help you handle the issues... and why it's important to leave certain people out of the discussion.
There are a number of essential resources available at your fingertips. Learn how to avoid the "self-medication" that will keep you off target and mired in your challenges.
Have you ever worked with someone who just seems to always have a bad attitude? How does it make you feel? Inspired? Motivated? Not quite. Conversely, if you've worked in an environment where people were excited to work together, serve their customer and make a difference, the atmosphere is completely different.
In episode 53, we drill down into the benefits of choosing to find reasons to be thankful for your circumstances (including working with people that try your patience). There is tremendous power in choosing to be grateful for all things and it may surprise you to see how it influences others.
In business, it's important to be thankful for your customers and team members who work inside the organization. Many companies focus only on thanking the people with which they exchange dollars for a product or service. However, when you apply the same grateful attitude to your internal customer, the results can be magical.
Are you a PATRIOT? What is the definition of a patriot? It may not be what you think.
What troubles most patriotic Americans? The economy? Actually, what challenges most people is their own individual economy. In other words, people are very concerned with their own financial position. They are concerned with having a place to turn and get answers that help them keep their family safe and create a solid future for their kids and grand-kids.
Have you ever asked yourself what you can do for you family, RIGHT NOW, that will really make a difference? Furthermore, when you take action that supports your family, what's the impact on your community and the nation? Most people never consider the ripple effect. In episode 52, you'll be surprised to learn how you can take simple steps that will make a big difference.
Why do some organizations accomplish their mission while other teams experience mistrust, low energy and high turnover? Do you ever wonder why some companies and non-profit organizations attract, engage and retain first class talent while others always seem to be looking for new employees and staff?
The quick answer is many business owners and managers give to explain this challenge is that good people are in short supply. On the other hand, qualified job seekers lament that after putting out endless resumes, it's nearly impossible to get a personal response in this digital age and they don't know how to stand out in a sea of competition. These frustrations also extends to volunteer organizations.
The solution is requires a paradigm shift... both for the leader and team member.
Whether you are an employer or prospective staff member (W-2, 1099 or volunteer), the secret to fun, rewarding and profitable work is available to you. Any organization that will simply look at their team and their mission in a slightly different way, can experience a breakthrough.
Listen to today's episode and discover the mind-shift that will make it happen!