It's Monday, so welcome to a new work week! Chances are, this week you will encounter someone who presents himself or herself as an obstacle of negativity to your goals. Here's some good advice from author and speaker Jon Gordon for when that happens:
"The way to success is the way of the craftsman, where you work really hard for years. You show up every day. You do the work. You see yourself as an artist dedicated to your craft with a desire to get better every day. You put your heart and soul into your work as you … Continue reading Monday Motivation
This past weekend I read Jon Gordon's excellent book The Power of a Positive Team. In one section of the book, he lists some specific differences between being a team and being on a team. As you read through this excerpt evaluate your teams - family, workplace, organization, church, sports team - to see how … Continue reading Are You a Real Team?
So, what first came to your mind when you read this post's headline? You probably thought of a time when you or someone else was sick and spread a cold or the flu to other people - because you were contagious. But being contagious also works in a positive sense. Just as you can spread … Continue reading You Are Contagious!
I'm a fan of Jon Gordon's leadership books and videos, and Jon is a big promoter of choosing one word at the beginning of the year that focuses all your efforts in the same direction. He writes, "A powerful and practical way to live with purpose throughout the year is to pick a word for … Continue reading What’s Your One Word for 2018?
Here's some motivation for your Monday from Jon Gordon's book The Power of Positive Leadership... No matter what anyone says, just show up and do the work. If they praise you, show up and do the work. If they criticize you, show up and do the work. If no even notices you, just show up … Continue reading Do the Work
During your lunch break today, take 15 minutes to watch this TEDx Talk by Jon Gordon on what it takes to accomplish your vision for your life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mgqjlh0f288
Here are my 5 recommendations for this Friday... BBQ Joint I like to think of myself as an amateur BBQ connoisseur and, as such, I have eaten at my fair share of BBQ joints across the great state of OK. My go-to place in Norman is Ray's BBQ where I recommend the ribs. Blogpost of … Continue reading Five on Friday