For years, I made my vision board by looking through magazines and seeing pictures of things that I might want in the coming year, a bigger house, water skiing boat, tropical vacations. I’d cut them out, paste them on my board and expect them to magically appear in my life, not giving any thought as to how I would actually achieve these things! I was like many people who found that their vision board didn’t work to “manifest”
It is just not possible in business (or in life) to do things perfectly 100% of the time. I don’t know anyone who does. So how do you handle a huge mistake without losing your following or your audience’s faith in you?
I’ve made mistakes in my business, and one of them happened years ago when I was hosting my first large scale launch with webinars. I had been giving webinars for a while and I always went through a protocol before each webinar to make sure everything was running smoothly.
Leadership is acquiring the knowledge and developing the skills that will empower others to function on their own. A leader gives people knowledge, but an exceptional leader will take it one step further by giving people information so they can acquire more knowledge on their own. Leaders empower their associates with the freedom to operate and gain experience, thus giving them the green light to release full potential and be magnificent rather than ordinary.
A leader rises above and beyond the call of duty.
This year’s winter storms have caused many of us to struggle to get to our destinations this holiday season. I headed out with my family to Oregon from Idaho to visit my 93 year “young” father and found myself in one of those winter storms. At first, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to attempt it, people warned me of the dangers of traveling in this kind of weather. But I was raised in snow country and felt confident I could easily make the 2-hour trip.
In this age of information, we have a world of resources at our fingertips. We have more teachers, coaches, mentors, and “experts” at our disposal than ever before. But the most overlooked, underutilized and divinely powerful resource of them all is YOU – your own “Star Power”…your own strengths, intuition, knowledge, and inner voice. I think so many people have lost contact with their inner resources.
As Albert Einstein once said, “Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking”.