I have to be honest. I have been living very well lately. Very clean. It’s almost scary what can happen when you decide to stop destructive behavior and focus on positivity and health. It doesn’t take that long and it’s pretty simple. Here’s what that looks like for me. (No, I’m not the guy in the picture, but I feel how he looks)
Ever had a situation where you felt like someone who didn’t deserve it, was making more money than you? I have experienced this and learned some valuable leadership lessons along the way.
Funny how life throws you curve balls. Little unexpected events that make you re-think everything. If you follow this blog, you probably noticed that I haven’t been posting as much content lately. The reason is simple. I’ve been busy doing a personal inventory, as a result of my hospital stay. It has led me to some startling revelations.
Anyone can be a leader at any level, in any organization, even without a leadership “title”. This includes work, home life, charitable organizations, church groups, clubs, etc. Conversely, just because a person has a leadership “title”, doesn’t mean they’re a good leader i.e.; Manager, VP, Sr. Analyst, President, Father, Mother, Deacon, Board Member, School Trip Chaperone, etc. It takes certain characteristics to lead. Like the chameleon, leaders must see and adjust to different situations in order to reach goals. They work with the environment, not against it. In order to do this, they’ve got to have the right mindset. Let’s call it A+ leadership, for everybody.
You’re going to meet a lot of strange insecure people in this world. Some people are so threatened by you, that your very presence makes them uncomfortable. Some people are so jealous of you, that they won’t let you shine in their presence. They secretly want what you have. Some people will make every attempt to belittle your accomplishments and not acknowledge your victories. Even to the extent of character defamation. Here’s what I do in that situation.
So, I have had a crazy past two weeks, which has led to me not writing any original content. Long story short, I went to the emergency room with an irregular heartbeat. They ultimately couldn’t do anything for me. They recommended “shocking” my heart back into rhythm with a defibrillator, you know, the electric shockers they use on people that have just died. I’ll try my best to tell the story. Continue reading “I haven’t been writing because I was in the hospital.”