Weekend Update: 8/2/2021 to 8/6/2012

The most surprising post this week was on August 5, “5 Quotes that Just Might Change Your Life.” It seems that many of my readers enjoy quotes as much as I do. I also enjoyed reading other people’s favorite quotes.

Don’t miss your opportunity to win a copy of, “Positively Energizing Leadership,” by Kim Cameron. Today is the last day. Click here and leave a comment.

Recap of the week:

Image of aImage of a porcupine. "Find a purpose that enables you to overcome discomfort."

6 REASONS DECISION-MAKING FEELS LIKE SWALLOWING PORCUPINES

A coaching client recently said, “I don’t like making decisions.” This statement is like saying, ” I don’t like breathing.” A person who isn’t making decisions is dead.

Catastrophizing is paralyzing.

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Image of a fork in the road. Should you go this way or that way?

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS OR VIRTUOUSNESS

I always enjoy the posts with book giveaways. It was a pleasure to give exposure to Kim Cameron’s new book, “Positively Energizing Leadership.”

Kim wrote,

“In cultures focused on political correctness, taking offense and being on the lookout for transgressions are common.”

“In cultures prioritizing virtuousness, people seek opportunities to contribute and to uplift and positively energize others.”

Today is the last day you can leave a comment on the original post for a chance to win 1 of 20 complimentary copies of his book. Just click the link here and leave a comment.

Image of a peeking peacock. "You might enjoy anonymity, but high-impact leaders let themselves be seen."

TRANSPARENCY AND VULNERABILITY – 4 WAYS TO LET YOURSELF BE SEEN WITHOUT OVERSHARING

You might enjoy anonymity and mask-wearing. But high-impact leaders let themselves be seen.

Letting yourself be seen might be one of the hardest things you do.

High impact includes at least 7 strategies but letting yourself be seen is foundational.

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Image of a laughing horse. "The horse is here to stay, but the automobile is only a novelty - a fad."

5 QUOTES THAT JUST MIGHT CHANGE YOUR LIFE

Call me shallow, but I love me a good quote.

A powerful quote, when taken to heart, shapes life. The trouble is we scurry toward oblivion without reflection.

My favorite quote was the one in the image.

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Image of apples. One with a rotten spot.

4 STEPS TO DEALING WITH A BAD EGG ON THE TEAM

If bad is 5X stronger than good, eliminating bad does a lot of good.

I shared a four step process for dealing with bad eggs that was in, “Positively Energizing Leadership.”

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Thanks for a great week!