Monday I mentioned that courage isn’t the absence of fear. Most people I’ve met over the years aren’t exactly forthcoming with what they ARE afraid of. Especially to their boss. Especially when the fear is around what they’re required to do for career success. This typically means they hide their fear, instead of embracing courage. Thinking it will go away – if hidden deeply enough. The crazy thing about courage is you’re still AFRAID, yet you are choosing not to
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When I was little my Dad told me that courage isn’t the absence of fear, rather it is what makes you keep going when you’re terrified. Which is why the final of my Top 5 #InsideSales Leadership Tips (for my 50th) is “The only things that require courage are those that scare you.” I work to do at least ONE thing each day in my career that scares me. > making a difficult call > asking a question that makes
For the last three weeks, we were talking about decision making and my mantra Decisions require – brainpower, time, and money. 1. brainpower to think about the change. 2. time to implement it. 3. money to spend in making it happen. Last week I declared that the money decision “is not a PRICE decision – it is about money as an available resource.” Price conversations come AFTER a decision has been made to spend money. At that point, the decision
My #4 Top 5 #InsideSales Leadership Tips (for my 50th) is Ignoring success doesn’t breed more success. Celebrate & make it repeatable! In my own day, with my teams, and my clients – I look for the little moments of success to CELEBRATE. I find that if I can catch people doing the right things, they do MORE of them. I’m not a psychologist but it probably has something to do with positive reinforcement. It also has something to do
Here we are in part 3 of 3. Part 1 focused on brainpower, part 2 on time. Which leaves money! Decisions require – brainpower, time, and money is one of my mantras. 1. brainpower to think about the change. 2. time to implement it. 3. money to spend in making it happen. Today let’s focus on MONEY This is not a PRICE decision – it is about money as an available resource. Price conversations come AFTER a decision has been
Recent Comments by Lynn Hidy
- November 16, 2016 on disqualification can be a good thing! inspired by @davidabrock
- October 20, 2016 on Turn ON your brain! Turn UP your success.
- June 21, 2016 on What is your leadership voice? (inspired by @austinkleon)
- May 23, 2016 on is your team hunting for global whales? (inspired by @bweaversmith)
- May 17, 2016 on who are the 18 people who inspire you?