Archive for the ‘Workplace Performance’ Category

Everything is figureoutable

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

To quote Bruce Wayne from Batman: “Everything is impossible until someone does it.” That’s not just advice for superheroes—that’s how it is in the workplace.

There are many impossible things that need to be done, yet they’re impossible until someone does them. So, why couldn’t it be you who does it, who breaks through to the possible?

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Eradicate the “n’t” Words

Monday, September 5th, 2022
 

Speak into what can be done, and don’t tell us what can’t be done. I refer to those words as the “n’t” words: “don’t, won’t, can’t.” Those are the words that basically hold us back.

Imagine for a second that someone says either “I can have those papers to you on Thursday” or “I can’t have those papers to you until Thursday.” You know which one sounds better, and you know which person you want to be around. And yet, it’s very unconscious for us to go into the “n’t” words. As soon as we do, the fur goes up on the back of people’s necks. They see you as not willing to be a team player.

Not only that, it’s a way that you can inspire yourself to greater results. Whenever you step into what you can do and use that language, you become more powerful in what you can make happen.

So, eradicate the “n’t” words, and start telling your team what you can do.

To Activate Others, Bring the Energy!

Monday, August 8th, 2022

 

To activate others to be enthusiastic, you must first become enthusiastic yourself.

We have an energy that transfers to others around us.

You know a person who walks into the workplace exhausted—they pull the energy out of everyone around them.

You’ve had your energy pulled from that person. Perhaps you’ve even been that person.

Alternatively, if you choose to come into the office with an enthusiastic mindset and belief system.

And you choose energy—even though you’re exhausted, even though you’ve been working hard—that, too, is contagious.

Are you the kind of person whom others want around to catch the energy that you have?

Ask yourself that every day and decide to bring the energy to the game.

Look at things as they can be

Monday, August 1st, 2022

 

Look at things not as they are but as they can be.

A big thinker always visualizes what can be done in the future. They are not stuck with the present but live in a world of possibility.

So, look around you today and see what is around you.

Then ask yourself: “What could be here? What could be created? What if we lived in a powerful way? What would we make happen?”

Then, from that vantage point, take action.

Be “At Cause”

Monday, July 25th, 2022

 

John Lavelle said: “Ecstasy is a full deep involvement in life.”

What does that mean? Basically, what he’s saying is be “at cause.” Be the person who sees what needs to get done and then step in and make it happen.

Look at the person who supervises you. I bet they could use some help making things happen. Look at your customers. I bet they have other needs that aren’t being met. Look around everywhere around you. I bet you have coworkers who could really benefit by what you have to offer.

Be at cause so that you can experience the full deep involvement in life. You’re the one who steps in and makes great things happen.