Good morning everyone, my name is Hugh Blane, it’s the Monday Morning Minute and this week I want to talk about positivity and perseverance. Now sometimes you might find that inside your organization those two words are not fully present, that they are in short supply. I want to suggest to you that I’ve found five reasons why they are in short supply.
Here’s what they are.
#1. There’s no clear and compelling purpose that people have said yes to.
#2. There are far too many priorities on people’s planner. They may have somewhere between eight and ten priorities as opposed to three.
#3. There are promises being made by others inside the organization that are unrealistic and these promises then put undue pressure on others. In turn, people cannot be positive, nor can they persevere in the face of those.
#4. There’s no one personifying positivity and perseverance so there’s not a role model or avatar.
#5. There’s simply not enough praise being spread throughout the organization. There are people who just move from one task to another without ever stopping to praise people for a job well done.
Rapid Action Challenge
Review the five areas above and ask:
Positive change starts with one person role modeling something important to them which in turn creates a cascading effect.
That’s it ladies and gentlemen, I hope you have a fabulous week and I’ll see you here again next week.
Reminder: Join me on Friday, September 26th at 9:00am for a teleconference entitled, “Mastering Your Mindset”. To learn more check my teleconferences page here.