“Under everyone’s hard shell is someone who wants to be loved, appreciated, and understood.” This quote resonated with me. Many of the relationships I have at work don’t get through the shell. There are hundreds of employees. I don’t know many names. One regret I have is that I walk by teammates in the grocery store […]
Our minds can work in an “either/or” fashion, i.e.: Good/Bad Better/Worse Health/Sickness Richer/Poorer You get it. I look at such contrasts in a linear fashion. At one end is the area I aspire to. At the other is the one I don’t. Chances are we are faced in one direction or the other. So, I […]
“People don’t bloom where they are planted. They bloom where they are loved.” – Bob Goff Some folks think “love” isn’t an appropriate word for the workplace. Love is personal. Love is private. Reserved for families and close friends. I get it. It would be weird to go around saying “I love you” to acquaintances at […]
Motivational speaker J.B. Glossinger tweeted this: “Live without pretending; love without depending; listen without defending; speak without offending.” Lots of wisdom in a dozen words! To live without pretending means to be authentic and transparent. Authenticity is a compelling attribute. It draws people to you. To love without depending on is to love unconditionally. It’s choosing to provide […]
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