As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s never more appropriate to consider the impact of gratitude on our lives, especially as a leader. There’s so much to be thankful for and so much we take for granted.
Have you ever been led by someone who lacked gratitude? You could tell, couldn’t you? They walked around with a sour look on their face, their actions displayed disdain to those around them, and there was this sense of tension in the air.
A person that lacks gratitude is hard to be around. Do you know what’s even harder? Being around a leader who lacks gratitude.
It’s impressive what gratitude can do for you. According to the Mayo Clinic, studies have shown that feeling thankful can improve sleep, mood, and immunity. On top of that, when you are grateful, you decrease depression, anxiety, difficulties with chronic pain, and the risk of disease! Read more...
The holiday season always makes me reflect. Holidays bring about thoughts of family, friends, work, and life in general. There’s always something to reflect upon.
This Thanksgiving holiday is no different. We’re one day away from spending time with family, friends, or alone. Ouch, if you’re in that last category.
Yet, we all must regularly reflect, even more so around the major holiday. When we reflect, we are able to see what’s important to us, how we’ve spent our days, and more.
Today, I want to reflect upon gratitude. There are so many things that we can choose to be grateful for. We only have to decide to do so.
10 Things To Be Thankful For This Year
We all have people in our lives that shape us and change us. Our friends can do this to us more than anyone else. Read more...
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. Because of this, I wanted to reflect on 6 things leaders should be thankful for on Thanksgiving and every other day.
There’s a lot of pain that comes with leadership. Struggles no one else ever sees. Betrayals by coworkers and friends. Business failures. And so much more.
Yet there are also things leaders should be thankful for. Let’s take a look at these today.
6 Things Leaders Should Be Thankful For Everyday
Yes, be thankful for your successes. Your successes mean you’re having an impact on the world around you.
Don’t hide your successes. Celebrate your successes and be thankful for them.
Hold up… You mean leaders should be thankful for failures? Oh yeah, leaders need to be thankful for failure.
Failure is an opportunity to learn and grow. You can examine your failures and see why they didn’t succeed. Read more...
Today is the day we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States. It’s a day full of remembering what we’re grateful for and how far we’ve come.
Spend today with your friends and family. Be thankful for the time you have with them.
Most of all, make sure you take time today, and every day, to think on what you’re thankful for.
May you and your family have a happy Thanksgiving.
Today is a day set aside to reflect and be thankful for what we’ve been given. I hope you’ll enjoy your day with family and friends. Reflecting upon good times and all that you have.
I’ll be offline most of the day but wanted to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving and to share 20 things I’m thankful for today. Read more...
- My wife Pamela: She’s an amazing woman who’s stood by my side through the good times and bad. Thank you for loving me the way you do.
- My family: My mom, dad, brothers, sisters, and extended family mean the world to me.
- Freedom: I take it for granted at times but I’m thankful that we’ve been given such freedom in the US.
- My dogs: I’ve got two of the greatest dogs in the world. Zane and Leviticus have been an exciting part of life.