In this edition ... Change Your Mindset, Change The Game ... Inspired by Some Great Purpose ... Less is More ...
Here is your weekly installment of Tuesday Traction Points - Key things I'm seeing and experiencing that give me, and the entrepreneurs I work with, Traction!
Change Your Mindset, Change The Game ...
Check out this TEDx talk to hear the startling results of four mindset studies by Dr. Alia Crum and her colleagues! Dr. Crum shows the power of mindset with experiments in the fields of medicine, exercise, diet, and stress. With SIGNIFICANTLY different outcomes for study subjects, I was amazed to see that the only possible difference in experiment inputs was the mindset of the participants. This talk is great because it clearly quantifies the impact Mindset has on the outcome of each scenario.
If you've read my posts the past few weeks you know I've been geeking out on the power of mindset to impact success. Here's my challenge to you ... Watch this video and identify what's influencing your mindset about how your business is going right now. Are your mindsets being influenced by the worldwide pandemic, racial tension and violence, or both? What will you do as a leader to optimize the lens you and your team are seeing the world through right now?
Watch the TEDx video (12 minutes at 1.5 playback speed)
Read the book Success Mindsets by Ryan Gottfredson.
Also, take a look at my blog post froma few weeks ago "Thinking Our Thinking is the Best Way to Think" .
Quote I Am Pondering
“When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds: Your mind transcends limitations, your consciousness expands in every direction, and you find yourself in a new, great, and wonderful world. Dormant forces, faculties, and talents become alive and you discover yourself to be a greater person by far than you ever dreamed yourself to be."
SIMPLIFY BUSINESS WITH LESS
by Don Tinney on June 8, 2020
For some, simple business might appear to be an oxymoron. Almost all of the businesses I have worked with over the past 30 years have been anything but simple.
Is it possible to keep business simple, with a simple business structure, a simple business plan, simple business processes, and simple management? Is it really possible to simplify business?
What does that look like in the very complex world of business? In the simplest of terms, it just looks like less – condensing everything down to the essential parts...