Interesting factoid: Did you know that most ‘A’ students are working for ‘C’ and ‘D’ students?
Amazingly enough, we really have warped value systems when it comes to education and how it equates to our lives. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all about encouraging and empowering kids to make good grades, but the real world, the grown world – where we spend most of our years – doesn’t grade us by the same standards. At all.
When my youngest son was preschool age and his older siblings were in elementary school, he ran everywhere he went with his head down, facing the ground, and his arms behind him. He ran as fast as he could, full-speed ahead, banging himself into everything in his way! He was CONSTANTLY running into doors, chairs, tables – you name it.
I laugh and say his name wasn’t Gregg, it was Gre-Gre-Gre-Gregg-GREGG!! People saw us coming from a mile away.
Ahh, PTA days. Taking him up to the school with me to be Room Mom for his sister was always quite an event.
I say that to say this, inspiration doesn’t come subtly, does it? Sometimes I find myself running as fast as I can with my head down and my arms behind me. Do you ever do that? (more…)
That may sound like a ridiculous question, but it’s actually core to why many people don’t experience the success in business they’re looking for.
How many times have you missed big opportunities because your thinking was too small? You may or may not be aware of it, but the odds are very good you may have missed plenty.
Let’s go forward this year with an open heart and see what God fills it with! (more…)
Are you running in a squirrel cage to make more money, but struggling to keep the customers you do have happy? You may need to clean out your customer list (go listen to my last Soundcloud upload!) and you may need – in fact you PROBABLY need – new systems that help you become more efficient and effective. (more…)