If she could just take it back! It was a decision that was made in a split second. Common sense didn’t have time to settle in and the most important element at the time seemed to be just making a decision.
But it was the wrong decision.
Have you ever had one of those moments when you glance back and think, “Seriously?! Did I just do that? Did I really just make that decision, or that comment, or that look?” (more…)
I frequently play golf with my executive assistant, Diane Brown. We make a great team at the office, and our opposing talents complement each other on the golf course, too. She plays consistently, and I play risky. She hits it down the middle while I take short cuts through the trees. I think my strategy is more exciting, but after 18 holes her score is more exciting!
The other morning I was giving her some “trash talk” about how I was going to beat her in our upcoming game. I kept on and on, thinking I was getting inside her head. Finally, after hearing all she wanted to hear, she calmly said, “You can’t intimidate consistency.”
BAM! That stopped me in my trash talking tracks. She was right! You can’t intimidate consistency. I couldn’t wait to blog about her powerful statement. (more…)