The line between what you can’t do and what you can is cleverly disguised as the starting line. Take the first step, even if it is making up a recipe for fridge jam.
Make 2016 a year of wins! Every time you have a “win,” big or small, write it down and put it in a jar, box, bowl or container. Next New Year’s Eve, open the jar and see all of the wonderful things you accomplished and end your 2016 on a positive note.
In a special meeting for our local Morningstar Toastmasters Club, members were working on Table Topics skills or their impromptu speech technique. While the question I received was one I have pondered several times, what came out of my mouth took me by surprise.
“Blood splatter specialist for a crime scene investigation unit.”
Wait? What happened to “writer?” CSI? Where is the real Weegee?
In my mind, I have always thought that voicing something made it true. Words spoken would make it fact. Something that can’t be fixed, altered or taken back.
My father’s death was one of them. There have been many examples.
But does it make it true?
Meetings have agendas. Leaders of companies and the country has agendas. What is it you want to achieve — not just what you want to get done? What’s on your agenda?