What matters most now? #askingforafriend
In our final Asking For a Friend highlights reel, thought leaders share inspiration and ideas to help you and your team prepare for a brighter, bolder future.
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Asking for a Friend Inspiration Soundbites
0:48 Dov Baron invites you to ask yourself “As a child, what did I need that I didn’t get, or didn’t get enough of?” Because that’s what you’re still trying to get—and it may be playing out in unconscious ways.
1:21 Atholl Duncan asks you to consider how you will “bridge the gap between knowing and doing.”
1:40 Susan McPherson: “The science shows that if if you make a meaningful attempt at building meaningful connections you will live longer.”
2:00 April Rhine shares insights for living in a world of constant flux.
2:11 Jack Phillips shares ways for managers to show they’ve got things under control. And, to reduce micro-management and increase empowerment.
2:28 Jim Detert challenges us with “You’re not going to be ready for the big moments (of courage) if you don’t put the work in every day.”
2:47 Sara Canaday: “We need to talk about what’s worked in this past year and a half. And, determine which of our pivots we need to start, stop and continue doing.”
3:14 Shep Hyken “our goal is to restore confidence.”
3:25 Dr. Bob Nelson “You can be very, very creative with recognition—even without a budget.”
3:51 Kurt Madden “No matter how bad it gets, you’ve got to commit not to quit.”
4:20 Liz Wiseman “Impact players make work lighter for other people.”
4:55 Arthur Woods People need to feel creative permission
5:15 Traci Brown Pay attention. It’s worth taking the time to understand the person across from you.
Thanks to all of my amazing 2021 guests and our amazing executive producer Jared Herr—I’ve included the link to view all the episodes and the other two highlight segments in the comments. Stay tuned for a fantastic line-up this year.
If you like this, you won’t want to miss parts one and two.
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