Give and take: Giving is good and so is taking!

Give and take

Life is a game of give and take.

It is better to give than to receive.

Be a go-giver.

Pay it forward.

All we ever hear is about how much we need to give. We need to give love, appreciation, thanks. We need to give of ourselves, our money and our time. We need to give, give, give.

I disagree…and here’s why:

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Some people dream of success

Some people dream of success

How often do you dream of living in a bigger house, driving a new car and taking the family on extravagant vacations? Maybe you dream of being an executive in your company or even owning your own business.

You can dream about success all you want. Dreaming is a good thing. We all should have dreams. 

Dreaming can also be bad…if that’s all we do. Dreaming about success without action is futile. 

Is your head in the clouds dreaming of success or are your hands working to achieve it.

You can sleep and dream or you can stay awake and achieve. Which will it be?

The GROWTH acronym you’ve been searching for

 
It’s the end of a year and close to the beginning of the next. During this time of year, people discontinue their focus on the current year and just wait for the next to begin.
 
Are you one of those people?
 
Are you telling yourself that you’ll start again at the beginning of the year? Regardless of what you want, you can wait until the beginning of January. Is that what you say?
 
Why do we do this to ourselves? You’ve been guilty of this and so have I. What’s the deal!

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Feed your faith and your doubts will starve

Feed your faith and your doubts will starve
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Leaders should be visionaries.

Leaders should focus on the big picture.

Leaders should be the face of the organization.

We could continue to list many things leaders should be and do. Leaders have many important responsibilities, of which the most important is to lead.

What does leading mean though?

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