I've been collecting some strong one-liners in my notebook for years, and thought I'd share a few here in a rapid-fire list. I do not know who to attribute for all of these, but a few of the minds that I can confidently credit include Brad Montague, Brene Brown, Matt Dawson, the marketing leadership team at HCA Healthcare, several local CreativeMornings speakers here in Nashville, and the hosts and guests from two of my favorite podcasts: Perspective Podcast and Creative Pep Talk.
Nurture it. Follow it ravenously.
as opposed to a victim mindset.
Welcome constructive criticism from people who have your best interests in mind. Conversely,
You will never be trolled by someone who is doing more than you are.
Go out and DO. Learn by doing. Learn while doing.
This doesn't make it any easier, but sometimes trying to look at things from the end of the tunnel can put them in a new perspective.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an obvious example of something that has forced us all to adapt, but there have always been and will always be unexpected changes that happen and forces that affect us that are out of our control. Evolve.
Improve your health. Build a small platform.
Sometimes all it takes is a great playlist.
Be that person to your kids, students, employees, neighbors, etc.
Use process and routine as a support, but don't let it get in the way of human relationship and connection.
It often involves rewriting part of your way of thinking. It can also mean admitting to blind spots and saying "I'm sorry". It is also for the best.
Let's all build fewer walls, more bridges and larger tables.
What are your favorite one-liners? Please email or DM us!
Pen & Mug