Monday Mojo for Caregivers – Your Greatest Potential: Unleash the Power Within
STEP 1. Embrace change, embrace your incredible ability to adapt, learn and relearn. See change with new eyes, eyes that help you reset default thinking patterns. Recognize that change is not a problem; it is our greatest opportunity to adapt, learn, evolve and lead forward. Push yourself to make a positive change in thinking. A small change made consistently is powerful and leads to BIG changes.
STEP 2. Refuse to be a victim or a victimizer. Victims cannot recognize their own power; victimizers feel truly powerless and can only get empowered by abusing others. Our ability to be a victim or victimizer is the easiest course of action, the default pattern that arises when we are confronted by fear, stress or challenges. Realizing we are slipping, and make a thought course correction that allows us to become free of the victim or victimizer role is transformational.
STEP 3. Turn failure, challenges and stressors around by making everything a learning and growing experience. Change your head space, think counter-intuitively because success is often born out of failure or challenges. Develop an attitude for gratitude, not only for what you have but for the very challenges you face. Cultivate the art of failing forward! Model failing forward, use it to transform failures into positive learning experiences.
STEP 4. You are your thoughts. Use them carefully to live, learn and lead forward. Get provocative with your thoughts by turning them around! Refocus and repurpose. See challenges and strengths with NEW eyes. Understand that your world is your thoughts; your consciousness creates your world.
STEP 5. Drown out the noise and refocus on what is truly important. What is your end game? What do you really want from your life, your relationships, your job/your career? Dig deeper in order to get clarity on YOUR purpose. Find it, embrace it and use it to lead forward.
STEP 6. Get happier and more fulfilled by taking your ego out of the equation and getting rid of toxic inputs, environments and people. By ego, I mean that sense of having to be validated by external things and people. Servant leaders serve the greatest good, and leave footprints that will be followed by others are not driven by ego, but by greatest good.
STEP 7. Celebrate your ability to be the difference and make a difference, nothing is more important. Building a better self, better team, better business unit, better organization and a better world starts with YOU. We each have a critical role to play in our best life, best work environment and best world.
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