Thrift is not a disgrace. One should not feel ashamed of simplicity. We learn from nature that decrease is part of increase. When a lake evaporates, its waters decrease. But the surrounding vegetation grows.
Through release of tension (like steam) something is lost, but it reduces the pressure and makes what is left more comfortable. In the same way, when people don’t come to your event they make more room for those who do.
When you find yourself in a situation of scarcity, draw on the strength of your inner resources to make up for what is lacking. Let the power of your content make up for the simplicity of its form.
At our leadership trainings, we help new managers analyze the working parts of their team’s structure, and how to use each one to advantage.
It is a matter of positioning — not only your team members but yourself as well. Think of it as potentials to be realized.
Worrying about how many or how much will make you less effective in accomplishing your goals. All of us are just standing on a planet that is hurtling through space. We really don’t have a lot of control.
Do the best that you can and then realize that you are an instrument in the hands of nature. Your true strength comes from accepting your place in the universe.
I used to worry about how many people would come to my events. Now I just try to experience satisfaction and give those that are there a magnificent experience.
My next event is “How to Earn the Respect of Your Team” with Cory Welsh, a Global Program Manager at LinkedIn. Friday, August 20, 2021. Join us.