Have you heard of the story of Weldon Long?
Weldon’s story is the archetypal rags-to-riches made-for-TV narrative of someone who has overcome unbelievable setbacks.
He was homeless. He was addicted to drugs. He was serving a 13+ year prison sentence. He had no hope for a future.
As a football fan that now lives in Ohio, I can’t help but notice the newsfeed that scrolls the national sports headlines…
“Johnny Manziel arrested for domestic assault…” “Manziel to enter rehab treatment center for alcohol addiction…” “Police use helicopter to look for Johnny Manziel after alleged assault.” – (this one was my personal favorite.)
Thrilled to announce my
! new book is now available on Amazon
Zebras & Ostriches: 5 Simple Rules to Engage and Retain Your Best People will challenge you to re-think employee engagement. Research continues to show that employee engagement and retention are at an all-time low. People don’t want to be supervised, they want to be led. Your employees want to work from their strengths and do meaningful work. Follow these 5 simple rules and be prepared to inspire your people to grow and to be committed to the mission of your organization.
Posted in Change Management, Employee Engagement, Hard Work, Have Fun, Innovation, Leadership |
Tagged Chuck Violand, Jon Gordon, Kevin Knebl, Kordell Norton, LinkedIn, Mark LeBlanc, Shep Hyken, Steven Burger |
Professional Speaker and Business Coach Mark LeBlanc says treat every new month like you’re starting from zero. So whether you’ve had a bad month or a good month with reaching your numbers – today is a new month – so it’s time to start with a clean slate.
Think about it this way: you get to celebrate New Year’s all over again!
Remember that zeal and enthusiasm you had for your new goals on January 1st?
Well now is the time to recapture that energy and start afresh for February.
Posted in accountability, Action, Best Days Ahead of You, Chase One Rabbit, Deadlines, Determination, Do something, Do What Makes You Great, Focus, Get Things Done, Goals, Keep Going, Persistence, Small wins |
Tagged 30 Day Challenge, Mark LeBlanc, Matt Cutts, TED Talk |