Have you ever settled into a spot and tried to passively defend your ground? I’m sure we all have, but I think what we really need to try to do is to attack life with an exuberant optimism. Life doesn’t reward sitting back – we need to be proactive and enthusiastically so.read more
Every day we have an opportunity to think a little bigger, to dream… to hope. It seems easy in concept to dream, but have you ever actually thought about how to take those dreams and find out if they are actually sustainable in real life? Maybe you struggle with dreaming at all. If this sounds at all like you, then you have absolutely come to the right place because today we talk about 7 steps to take your dreams and try to turn them into reality!read more
When we work with people inevitably we will encounter messy situations. Times when people have let us down, betrayed confidence, failed, etc… As a leader these can be some of the most challenging times. These situations and circumstances can side track us from our goals and vision and be very discouraging. However, they also present a unique opportunity to help others grow and grow ourselves if we can understand how to navigate them correctly.read more
Have you ever had a dream that just seemed too good to be true? An idea that if you could implement it, it might change your life and the life of others? Something that just seems so perfect that it just couldn’t be possible? At Wake Up Hope, we are hoping that you have had some of those dreams, but we want to tell you that anything and everything IS possible! In this week’s episode we talk about dreams, why they are important and why you need to keep looking at a life where dreams are possible and limitations do not exist.read more
Have you ever found yourself in a meeting wondering how your team wandered so off track and ended up in a negative place? One of our listeners (thanks Elizabeth!) found herself there and asked us two questions:
1. How do you stay positive when you are surrounded by negative co-workers?
2. How can you turn a conversation in a meeting with multiple colleagues that is filled with complaining into a positive problem solving conversation?
Sometimes it can just be so hard to stay positive given all the negativity that surrounds us. A lot of our listeners are either in positions of influence or striving to be, whether it be as parents, teachers, coaches or in business, and it’s important that we all stay positive and encouraged in whatever walk of life we are in. Woodly talks about our level of encouragement as being synonymous with our cell phone battery – it takes consistent recharging in order to remain effective. In this week’s episode we talk about a few ways to recharge your encouragement bank.read more