Tag Archives: Personal Growth

When You feel Like Giving Up

Today, on the Good Life, Advancement Strategist, Lori Lynn Greene from Alpha Advancement Strategies talked about When You Feel Like Giving Up. She started off telling us reasons why people give up, and how things don’t always turn out the way we think. She encouraged us to find out what we’re designed to do and align to it. She then differentiated between people who play life safe and rarely change, and people who take risks and have the faith it requires to have success.

Next, she told us we need both certainty and uncertainty in life, but we must to let God change us in moments we feel like giving up. She told us we’re not our feelings, but they’re a compass that tells us what we’re believing. She added the other side of rewards are regrets, and to realize we’re in training for the next thing when we feel like giving up.

She continued with a personal story of reentering the workforce dealing with insecurity and anxiety, and how she prayerfully got through it. She shared how we often think about what we have to do instead of what we want to do, but how learning to be grateful wherever God has us helps. She then told us of a woman who inspired her to live life on her terms when she felt is was too late. Finally, she encouraged us with how to empower ourselves when we feel like giving up. Listen in and hear more about it!

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Great Leaders Don’t Dictate They Connect

Today, on It’s A Wonderful Life, Coach, Speaker and Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Marc Major, joined Lori to discuss how Great Leaders Don’t Dictate They Connect. They started off talking about Marc’s experience in management, leading mastermind groups, and coaching. They continued about the importance of getting to know people, not instilling fear in them, and creating a positive environment.

Next, they highlighted the importance of developing people skills, meeting new people and having wisdom when dealing with different types of people. Marc then shared about connecting and empowering others to get the most out of them. Finally, he told us to listen well, serve people, and offer leadership development to those you work with. Listen in and hear more about it!

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Training Leaders

Today, on It’s A Wonderful Life, Coach, Speaker and Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Marc Major, joined Lori to discuss Training Leaders. Marc started off telling us “If it’s lonely at the top you’re doing it wrong.” Lori calls it the Martyr Syndrome, and Marc told us the most important person to lead is you.

Next, they highlighted having a heart to lead people, the right motives, and types of leaders. The continued about taking responsibility is the first sign of a leader. Also, The Three E’s of Leadership are: Environment, Equipping and Exposure. Finally, they told us “Great leadership training isn’t creating followers, but developing other leaders.” Listen in and hear more about it!

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Personal Branding With Deo Mwano

Today, Speaker and Learning Consultant, Deo Mwano, joined Lori to discuss Personal Branding. Deo started off telling us some of his background with Competency Based Learning and working with a variety of students. He shared how he encourages them to identify skills, passions and identify what they care about. He also told us the two main parts of personal branding, Identity and Ownership, and how to translate them into intention and action.

Next, Deo highlighted the importance of skill development, being authentic, and practicing through experimentation. He added how this isn’t just about career, but also using our gifts and skills to help others, along with creating space, be intentional, and recognizing what drives us based on our priorities. Finally, he encouraged us to take risks, make emotional commitment to decisions and not underestimate the effectiveness of playfulness. Listen in and hear more about it!

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Creating A Winning Culture

Today, on It’s A Wonderful Life, Coach, Speaker and Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Marc Major joined Lori to discuss Creating A Winning Culture. They started off talking about recognizing accomplishments, the importance of personal development and allowing failure when testing new things. They also highlighted having grace with people and being a person of character.

Next, they told us not to micromanage people, and how collaboration helps bring out creativity. They then talked about how it helps to agree on how people will to work together beforehand, and making people feel valued. Finally, They encouraged us to have a no gossip policy, to be prepared for opportunities and enjoy time working together. Listen in and hear more about it!

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Think Yourself To Success

Today, on It’s A Wonderful Life, Coach Speaker and Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Marc Major joined Lori to discuss Thinking Yourself To Success. They started off talking about how we can get stuck and give up trying because we don’t know what we really want. Also, how it’s never too late to succeed, and we don’t need to ask permission.

Next they highlighted how to get out of our comfort zone, set goals, be creative and build your confidence. They also encouraged us to think beyond where we are, and realize there’s more than one solution. Finally, they told us not to be afraid to fail, because we can learn what doesn’t work. Finally, Marc encouraged us that we have purpose and options. Listen in and here more about it!

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Encouraging People To Be Their Best

Today, on It’s A Wonderful life, Coach Speaker, and Executive Director of The John Maxwell Team, Marc Major joined Lori to discuss Encouraging People To Be Their Best. They started off talking about the importance of personal growth, and how we are all able to coach at our certain level of success.

Next, they talked about setting expectations for your people, clarifying roles, identifying if their the right fit. Also, leading them well by knowing them , and discerning the best way to deal with others. Finally, they talked about having the tough conversations, and being willing to develop as a leader.

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Stop Trying To Figure Everything Out-Just Be You

Today, on The Good Life, Advancement Strategist, Coach Trainer and Owner of Alpha Advancement Strategies, Lori Lynn Greene, encouraged us to Stop Trying To figure Everything Out -Just Be You. She started off talking about how we tend to focus on the worst thing that can happen, and we become motivated by fear. But instead of trying to figure everything out, enjoy the journey. Lori told her what drives her to coach people is seeing them get out of their pain so they can enjoy their life.

Next, Lori told us how to get out of our head, stop pushing and relax. She then pointed out what we do out flows naturally from who we are, not from figuring things out. She encouraged us that we have options and freedom. Then she highlighted the importance of faith, how fear is learned, thinking for ourselves, and learning to trust God. Finally, she listed what to stop doing. Listen in and hear more about it!

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