Personal leadership is the gradually learned art of making our challenges so compelling to solve and their potential solutions so valuable that we can not wait to get started on them each day.
It’s ok to click through to the HQ post with a question you’ve probably never been asked…
(photo: Dorney Park roller coasters during yesterday’s winter jog in Allentown, Pennsylvania.)
Cliche, but life is full of highs and lows, like a roller coaster.
The thing about the future and our ability to lead ourselves is that everything in the future is unpredictable.
Except one thing.
Be ready for death at any time. This is the ultimate personal leadership strategy.
Being intentional about this frees you to be intentional about one other critical success factor.
Living like you mean it.
Never get bored with the basics. You know, complicated stuff like common sense.
When you do the common things in an uncommon way, you will command the attention of the world. – George Washington Carver
When we are intentional where the Herd is unintentional or completely oblivious, we pique the worlds attention.
But it happens.
It’s happening here.
And it’s seems like it’s taking forever, but in reality, the seed is only breaking the soil’s surface.
Insight: Patience is strength.
A few weeks ago, I asked the hotel breakfast buffet attendant, “What’s your secret?”
She, maybe in her late 60’s early 70’s, said, “My days are numbered and I’m not wasting a single one having a bad day!”
And I thought and pronounced to myself, “I knew it!!”