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A functioning community moves beyond listing and reciting core values. It shares and lives those values. And, it provides a safe place for its members to explore, stretch, learn, fail, and grow.
Steve is not a life coach and does not provide legal advice. He facilitates conversations and helps raise and confront important questions about what we do, why we do it, and how we do it.
Category Archives: core values
(Issue #497) End-of-Year Review: The Six Ds
How does your 2019 retrospective set the stage for your 2020 journey? In thirty days, we will be staring at another set of New Year’s Resolutions. Lofty expectations we set for that better version of ourselves, our teams, and our … Continue reading
(Issue #496) Thankful for Civility.
Civility does not mean we always agree. It does mean, though, that we accept each other’s humanity and dignity as a person. On March 25, 2012, I wrote “Is Civility Part of Your DNA?”. Coincidentally, it was post #96 on … Continue reading
(Issue #479) Lessons by the Numbers
Six short video strategy lessons. This week’s blog evolved from a former student. She reminded me of a guitar metaphor I used in class to highlight six dimensions of growth and resilience. That got me thinking about videos I had … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, awareness, coaching, collaboration, collegiality, common sense, Community, core values, Critical Thinking, Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Life lessons, Living a remarkable life Tagged 7 Rs, awareness, goals, leadership, motivation, relationships, resilience, Study Skills, success strategies, wellness 2 Comments
(Issue #478) A Possibility Conversation
Dig down … why do you remember this and why does it speaks to your soul? Eulogy or résumé virtue? Juxtaposition of experiences leading to a common conclusion. Experience #1 goes back to a challenge I have offered to audiences. … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Choice, Community, core values, engagement, focus, fortitude, Life lessons Tagged choices, life goals, moral life, virtue 1 Comment
(#Issue 471) Confronting the Bullies
What we do in these situations defines our characters, our communities, and our destiny. DeRay Mckesson, in On the Other Side of Freedom: The Case for Hope, reminds us of the power a bully holds when we fail to confront … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, bullies, core values, courage, Life lessons Tagged bullies, collaboration, courage, resilience 1 Comment
(#455) Resources: Find, Learn, and Use
This week’s blog post draws on the third core value from Community as a Safe Place to Land (2019): Discover and use RESOURCES to increase chances for progress, growth, learning, and connections. “Knowledge is power.” But if acquired knowledge is … Continue reading
(#443) Why Did We Form This Band?
There are some things that really matter, like a shared vision. If the singer wants to be a star, the guitarist wants to play a different style and the bassist and drummer are in it to smoke weed and jam… … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, change management, Choice, Civility, collaboration, collegiality, Communication, Community, community development, consideration, conversation, core values, resilience Tagged collaboration, communication, community, community development, conversation, leadership, relationships, resilience, respect 1 Comment
(#440) What Matters Now?
When you set your goals you said to yourself, “These matter to me.” As you review where you have been and where you want to go, ask yourself, “What matters now?” And then act on it. While we set goals … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, Appreciation, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, confidence, consideration, core values, Discipline, Dreams, Failure, Integrity, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing Tagged accountability, action, dreams, failure, focus, fortitude, goals, growth, mindfulness, resilience, self-efficacy 5 Comments