I can guarantee it WILL change the life of others.
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Things we can talk about:
Everyone knows bringing people together in meaningful ways has value. But what does that mean? And how do you build environments that get people to be authentic and real?
Questions I hear:
- How do you move beyond “What do you do?” at networking events?
- How important is a guest list, really?
- Does the environment matter?
- Can you prevent people from dishing out business cards like candy on Halloween?
- Is it possible to focus discussion and…
You’ve invited twelve of your closest friends over to your place for dinner — except no one knows anyone else, and they’re all from different parts of your life: work, parenting group, school, bowling club, gym class.
“What do you do?” is an easy question. Overused, expected.
Here are 10 other questions you can ask,…More...
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Pick up the phone and ask someone to meet you for lunch. Invite someone you’d like to learn from, someone you could get to know a little better.
Choose four questions to bring along with you:
- What advice would you have given yourself five years ago?
- Favorite aspect of your work?
- Most challenging part of your job?
- You can pick one person to have coffee with. Who would it be?
- Where do you go for…
Community doesn’t just happen. It takes time and effort and care.
Amidst routine and packed schedules, relationships deserve a sacred setting. You can’t deny the electricity that encompasses a group breaking bread. It’s an act that has held magic and mystery for centuries.
Whether the dining table, the running track, the book club, or the coffee group, find your place for sharing and storytelling. The more authentic you can be, the more comfortable…More...
Everyone is a connector.
You may think you’re not, but you are. We’re all members of tribes, we join groups we’re interested in, we gravitate towards people who are familiar. We’re social creatures.
Just because “Connector” isn’t listed on your resume doesn’t mean you’re lacking these skills. I see connectors in teachers, school counselors, grocery store clerks, fitness leaders, sales executives,…More...
I’ve witnessed firsthand the business our education system has become.
I strongly advise anyone considering graduate school to carefully consider whether this investment is necessary in order to obtain the position and professional satisfaction they are looking for.
Many of the skills needed to thrive in our economy are not obtained in classrooms. You may want to consider these learning experiences before you sign your letter of intent:
- Volunteer. Help your local…
Observation #1: The most successful people I know are also the most generous.
- Leaders who give their time and of themselves endear those around them, building trust and respect among teams.
- “Scarcity mentality” repels and detracts from passion, energy, and fulfillment.
- Altruism and great financial success are not mutually exclusive.
Observation #2: Some of the best connections arise from places of abundance and giving.
- When you are focused on “the other,” conversations are more…
The moment before you ship.
There’s a second of hesitation. You question whether you’re going to look like a fool, if your idea is stupid, if you’re wasting your time.
I had one of those this week.
Actually, I was petrified. I was trying something new, and I was scared it wasn’t going to work.
When you face moments of “This might not work,” do you turn around or keep going?
I wasn’t sure…More...
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