For me – real estate practice, writing, publishing, public speaking, relationships – delivering value, contributing real differences rather just cosmetic differentiation. If I can’t add something of value, why do it?
Each morning, spilling – revealing my shortcomings and strengths, homage to those who help me, negative affection for some thing/people, distancing from scarcity-thinkers, drawing myself nearer to abundance-aficionados, why? To deliver value. In some form to someone. Readers tell me I do.
Feedback so often lifts me when down, inspires me when I’ve hit a wall or strayed off-course – adds value, makes me better.
I’ve been working on a new keynote (speakers have to keep putting fresh product on their shelves!). Dry-run #1 last night. Dry-run #2, tonight before another challenge-me smart helpful supportive audience. A point I’m working on, and struggling with, is how to best convey my belief that we can ALL design, create and execute significant change in our lives.
Last night, value-added feedback from generous friends. Tonight, more from another group. Feedback from those who frequently get mine. Giving is good. Both ways.
Living life by design:
D iligently defining, doing, daring, dignity, defying doubters.
E mpowering, energizing, effective, efficacy.
S atisfying, stimulating, supporting, savouring.
I nventiveness, ingenuity, inspiring, invigorating.
G umption, generous, grasp, grounded and glad.
N otions, nourishing, nimbleness, namaste ~
M oving, motivating, mindfulness, meaning mastery.
Y earning, yes and yippee!
L oving, laughing, longevity.
I ntelligence, inspiration, ideas …
F aculty, frankness and finesse.
E nvisioning, elevating, enthusiasm.
Who is your designer, who’s in charge?
Add value, own your life, own your results. Not easy. Hard. Worth it.
Design it, live it …
column written/ published from Calgary, AB
morning walk: 6C/43F, showers forecast, hazy, dark, short (left leg fine, right ankle-hobbling horribly), short walk
How is it that you always seem to "read my mail"? I have been pondering this very subject for some time now. There are days when things or people seem to get in my way and yet other days, not so much. I have been analyzing my thoughts and feelings more lately; wondering if I am projecting a certain negativity that gets released into the atmosphere and affects the outcome of circumstances. I don't mean to harbor negativity; but there it is anyway. I do hold things in from time to time in an effort to "choose my battles" and I guess they lay locked up in some inner chamber and fester,. only to be released in a cloud of negative thinking when the key gets turned on the lock of my brain. I considered studying psychology at one point in time but decided that might create TMI... GW, Bon Wier, Tx.
Thank you for your musings – I don’t remember how they started showing up in my email list, but now I look forward to them! Your muse this morning described my weekend exactly; I made new connections and renewed old ones and came away with plans – though I deserved the disappointing surprise – I wasn’t concentrating and forgot where I was . . ., DP, Okotoks, AB
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