Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Control Your Goals

I am constantly surprised by people who think they have no control over their goals.

Your goals are absolutely under your control. Even when they are commanded to you by others. Even when your organization tells you what they are. The choices (acceptance, focus, persuasion, new direction, change, execution, achievement) are all still up to you (and there are so many more choices than that⁄)

Hey you -- your goals are yours.

-- Doug Smith

Rinse and Repeat

Find goals that fit you then work them until you outgrow them.

Rinse and repeat.

-- Doug Smith

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Keep Trying

High performance leaders stick to it. They keep working. They find new possibilities.

The deepest confidence is rooted in perseverance. Don't give up.

-- Doug Smith

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

High Performance Leaders Stay Creative

Creativity is unlimited. I know that it can FEEL like you're out of ideas. It can FEEL like there's just no inspiration left to solve a problem, achieve a goal, or build a team. But ideas are limitless.

High performance leaders open themselves up. They expose themselves to new ideas in fields completely unrelated to their business, just to tease up some unusual combinations and connections. Do what you can to stay creative. Do everything you can to stay creative. You've never used up your last idea. There are always more.

-- Doug Smith

Friday, June 16, 2017

Achieving Your Goals: Resist Your Resistance

Goals require change. Big projects force us into areas of uncertainty. Growth can feel uncertain. Setting a noble, powerful goal is essential AND so is the work to bring it about. We will experience resistance to our most powerful goals and sometimes that resistance comes from within. Resist the resistance and power thru. The outcome depends on your work.

We might love the goal and still resist the changes that it requires. Recognize your resistance and let it go. It only stands in your way.

What goal are you working on today?

-- Doug Smith

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

What Are You Waiting For?

Find the flaw and fix it.

It's what high performance leaders do.

-- Doug Smith

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

How Does Your Feedback Feel?

Centered, high performance leaders carefully consider what their feedback feels like to others before delivering it.

-- Doug Smith