Re-focus, Re-Purpose, Re-Power
New mindset = new result!
10 Practical Ways to Re-focus, Re-purpose, Re-power in Disruptive Times (and a BIG list of practical, inspiring 3Q personal development links and tips)
Who is writing this post? What do I know about this topic? More than most people.
I have been to the top of the mountain, and I have started again from ground zero with challenges and seemingly impossible odds staring me in the face. You can read my story and the genesis of my 3Q Leadership work…you can read my bio OR you can reflect upon what causes someone to be passionate about your ability to not simply play to strengths but to transform changes, challenges, stressors AND even failures into a powerful lever for our greatest potential and results. Potential and results that speak to your talent, your purpose your ability to make a difference in a way that will positively impact your life and the lives of others.
Life and career were complicated enough before we entered this new VUCA (volatility-uncertainty, change, ambiguity) world. Is there an upside? Yes!
Success means recognizing and accelerating your ability to learn/re-learn, rethinking and finding new ways of communicating, collaborating and executing that help you use what is to create what can be in yourself and in others. It means actualizing your greatest potential, and this potential is ignited when you recognize YOUR ability to make a difference. New Mindset-New Result.
Here are 10 Ways to Re-focus, Re-Purpose-Repower!
New Mindset=New Result
1. Be Your Own Hero. Focus on YOUR Greatest Power-YOUR True Power.
Whether you seek to lead your best life, lead your team, organization or country you will need to lead greatly. Leading greatly means understanding and enabling YOUR true power. It means championing yourself, rather than waiting for someone to champion you. True power is not the power of domination, exploitation, ego or arrogance; true power is the fire of faith, hope, courage, integrity and humanity; it is the spark plug that can help you be your own hero! Read more…
2. Ask yourself the right questions. What are YOU doing with your life? What do YOU really want to achieve?
What new personal rituals/habits of thinking are you developing to inspire, empower and engage YOUR best self?
How can YOU shut down YOUR negative self talk in ways that empower YOUR best thoughts and feelings? Read more…
3. Make mindfulness part of your daily practice…in less than 10 minutes a day. No time to meditate….Try The Pause-Yes, in 3 minutes you can put your brain in an alpha state, develop greater mindfulness and repower!
Click for the 3 minute Pause exercise… Science confirms that mindfulness is critical to health, cognition, ideation, longevity, happiness, creativity. Meditating, praying, chanting all build mindfulness…so does doing a simple exercise like The Pause.
4. Build self-awareness; develop a better, stronger relationship with yourself and others. How can you build a better stronger relationship with yourself?How can you build a better stronger relationship with others?
Take time to reflect and build self-awareness and your relationship with yourself because doing so is critical to establishing and building better relationships with others. Read more...
5. Use “Cool Tools” 5 minute rituals that bring out your best; personal rituals you can do almost anywhere that help you refocus-recharge and re-power.
Cool tools (5 minute rituals) you can use almost anywhere, and that will help you re-set the GPS so that you are empowered, solution focused and ready to do and feel your best! Click for an excellent list of 5 minute Cool Tools…
6. Turn failure around by using it to succeed and to build the cognitive dexterity, emotional dexterity and resiliency that are critical. Crazy? Really? Think again. Being able to see them with new eyes, learning to use them as positive and powerful stepping-stones to your greatest potential and results is the way forward.
Yes, in the middle of failure there are many levels of opportunity and growth! Read more…
7. Inspire yourself. The choice is before you, is before us all; you can choose to champion the best or be swept away by the worst.
Let’s face it, we are primally wired to be on the look out for predators; negativity and fear will catch our immediate attention. Yes, it is time to re-set the primal wiring!
You can feed your mind, your brain, your soul with intake that inspires, engages and challenges your forward or give in to the ongoing climate of volatility, uncertainty, change and ambiguity that characterizes this time of great paradox and transition. Finding one simple way each day to feel inspired, developing personal rituals of inspiration is critical. Read more…
8. Inspire Others
Find a way each day to inspire another person forward. Just like volunteering your time makes you feel good, simply sharing a smile, a word or gesture that inspires someone else will positively impact your day. Mirror neurons enable us to sense the feelings of others. Pass positivity forward by inspiring another person and watch the inspiration ripple grow! Read more…
9. See your story with new eyes that help you appreciate your strengths/talents while transforming challenges into a lever for grit, greatness, potential and results. Read more…
10. Build YOUR 3Q Edge™ You cannot defy gravity, but you can learn to optimize strengths while also transforming changes, challenges, stressors (even failures) into a lever for your greatest potential and results- Neuroscience confirms that our brains are neuro-plastic; we have the ability to re-write patterns of thinking, communicating and doing. Read more…
More? Always! A selection of passionate, inspiring and practical 3Q personal leadership and personal development posts and tips:
Using Failure to Succeed
Against All Odds-A True Story of Hope, Courage and Leadership
Are you ready to find a new way, a better and faster way to build strong leadership, communication influence and career success at the speed of change/challenges? We are here to help!
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