Be Present

It would be nice to be on the receiving end of this, and chances are you will, but let’s start by giving it first.  What goes around, comes around.

The most important part of this is the first line.  Be Present.

To do any of the others, and make a difference doing what follows that first line, you have to make sure you are present first.

Being present means being fully present and engaged in the moment.  Not just your physical body in the same place but fully present, intentional, and engaged, using all of your senses.

Being present and in the moment requires discipline.  Discipline from being distracted by your phone, your surroundings, and what’s going on in your own life. 

Once you can be fully present you are then ready to make a difference by being kind, complimenting people, and helping them to use their strengths.

Make a difference in your world today, and begin by being fully present.

I’m cheering for you.

#leadership #motivation #coaching
#bebetter #beblessed

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Published by toddagordon

Currently in his 37th year in the education field. Currently the District Activities Director at Greene County Community Schools in Jefferson, Iowa. Celebrating 37 years of marriage with Deb. Deb works remotely as the Assistant Controller for Treynor (IA) State Bank. We have 3 kids, two son in laws, a daughter in law, two wonderful grandsons, Jonathan and Parker, and three lovely granddaughters, Mia, Madison and Faye. Nicole and Brett are parents to Jonathan and Madison, and are working in ministry in Urbandale, IA. AJ and Regan live in Waukee, IA. A.J. currently works for Thrivent after a few years coaching college basketball including winning a National Championship as an Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Graceland University. Regan is a Kindergarten teacher with the Des Moines Public Schools at Hubbell Elementary School. Abby and Anthony are parents to Parker and Mia and they outside of Ogden, IA. Abby works as a Physical Therapy Assistant and Anthony works for a landscaping company.

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