Personal PrinciplesClick to share these principles! Principles of Service Be useful. Exceed expectations on purpose Champion the dreams of others Believe in people more than they believe in themselves Principles of Impact Hold in the highest regard how you touch the lives of others. Be a champion for possibility, potential and transformation. Take a stand for who people can be and relentlessly hold that vision. Reach for the most inspired perspective, cultivate the most powerful attitude and act on the most intelligent choices. Principles of Excellence Embrace and reflect on mistakes– there is a message there that’s perfect guidance. How we do anything is how we do everything. Practice your ‘best’, especially when you are at your worst. Everything counts. Show up like a pro. Care for your body, the only ‘home’ you really have. Your health is your first wealth. Learn to master your body/mind system. It is the vehicle through which you experience this life. Principles of Commitment If you want to live into your potential, then you must push your edge. If you push your edge you will experience ‘failure’. If you experience failure, you will have grown your potential. Always follow through with your word, first and especially, to yourself. Intend to be better today than yesterday. Cultivate fearlessness and flexibility, resourcefulness and grit. Understand that you are powerful. Stay focused on what really matters. Most everything else is likely a distraction. Principles of Mindset Choose to be the cause in the matter of everything in your life. You have power from there. Champion your possibility. When you argue for your limitations, you get to keep them. Anything we focus on holds a piece of our life force. Give that energy to your gains instead of the gap between where you are and where you want to go. Who we are is ours to create. Your growth and vitality are completely in your hands. The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Practice gratitude for your progress. Appreciate your gains and celebrate your wins. Pat yourself on the back. Pat everyone else on the back too. Principles of Determination Act now. It’s not only the best time, it’s the only time we are guaranteed. Every thought you think creates. Be a robust steward of which thoughts you give your attention to. Take the courageous path forward, finding ever greater ways to cultivate inspiration and bold action. Think long term and stay the course. Principles of Growth Do your uncomfortable personal work. Its where your clarity is. What you fear the most is your clue to what you most need to do. Invest in yourself, you are your best asset. Invest your attention, resources, time and belief. Stay curious. Ask bigger, bolder, smarter and more honest questions. Who we are is ours to create. Your growth and vitality are completely in your hands. Principles of Transformation Recognize the interconnected-ness of all things-understand from there. Be a catalyst for possibility and speak from there. Question your own thoughts and respond from there. Seek out new perspective and act from there. Think limitless and create from there. Principles of Partnership Connection inspires and partnership creates. Cultivate great relationships. Be the friend and partner you want to have. Give and receive both guidance and leadership. Be an ally. Share your work, share the success and share the big challenges. Understand that people really are doing the best they can from where they are. Principles of Collaboration Support the collective genius. It is far greater than anything we are individually. Make shared agreements based on principles. Follow through with your agreements. Nurture the collective, it’s what gets things done. Mentor generously, honor all contributions and give away credit. Keep perspective, hold the big picture and stay in personal alignment. Build transformative connection through shared understanding. Surround yourself with great people. Principles of Communication Keep it simple, stick to powerful fundamentals and stay consistent. Everyday counts. Start here: Seek first to understand. Practice full transparency, radical candor and rigorous authenticity. Words transform. Speak powerfully, choose words that uplift and up level. Assumptions are poor quality thinking. Question them thoroughly. Listen generously, stay present, and give your full attention. Have the hard, uncomfortable and awkward conversations. That is where healing is.