i love the burden

Parachute and American Flag
Parachute and American Flag, while leaving Church.

i love the burden of a crazy idea.

It’s like being in the wilderness.

On a trail you’ve never taken.

In a place you’ve never been.

You are searching for solitude, self, and adventure.

Of course it’s risky.

Of course you may lay your eyes on something few, if any, have ever seen.

And for some deeply unexplainable reason (maybe it’s primal DNA), you cannot stop yourself from exploring the edges.

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You are free to create

Old Building with large glass entrance
The sky is the limit. Recognize this tree, and those orange door posters?

Sign your work with excellence. Do what you do so your art never feels like work.  

Impossible?

It is as you see it. 

You are free to create a vision of your future that’s not only better than now, but much better than now. 

Enjoy your freedom to create your own freedom.  

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Nothing is optional

14-second video: Serendipitously inspired while listening to episode 100 of If Disney Ran Your Life podcast. 

Nothing i write or say is prescriptive. 

Nothing. 

Everything i write or say is driven by the notion that nothing is optional and everything matters. 

Everything. 

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Undaunted leadership

The sandwich was very good, the baked beans were just ok, the wait time was a failure. The employee was super nice. 

The funnel cake was delicious (hard to mess that up), the wait was non-existent, and the service, friendly. 

Lots of leeway granted from Covid-19. Staffing shortages have become forgivable. Lower quality is now forgivable. Delivery speed is expected to be slower than anyone would say is acceptable, yet we accept it. 

The great opportunity in 2022 is returning to exceeding expectations at every customer touchpoint. 

What about your personal vibrancy standards? Did you drop in nearly every category like many businesses? Or are you thriving despite Covid?

Undaunted?

Relentless?

Congratulations!

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Virtual speaking fee is double in-person fee

Mickey and Minnie note card
Disney is not a Mickey Mouse operation. You want the secrets, be prepared to pay appropriately for the value exchange. 

Here’s an email response to an international virtual fee inquiry.

Happy present moment Simran. Thank you for asking. i have a radical approach to virtual. For virtual, the fees double. 

Imagine the power of every single employee knowing the bullseye goal for every single customer interaction. This is world-class, remarkable, industry-leading customer service. 

Now imagine no two employees having the same simple answer. This is chronic, deadly, organizational chaos. 

**Note: since writing this post months ago, virtual fee has tripled. Used to say no to virtual requests. Hated saying no. Now the inquirer says no. If someone sees the triple-the-in-person-fee value objectively, will gladly deliver a virtual keynote speech and allow the client to keep a recorded copy in perpetuity.

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