Gross domestic product normally measures the well-being of a country: the health of its goods and services. But the notion of well-being meaning economic well-being, is surely and steadily being overturned. Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: How Can We Measure Happiness?”
Every CEO is in a position of leadership, and that means that every day, people are looking to your actions. Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Why I Think CEOs Should Apologize… You’re Responsible for You…”
Every leader should have an emergency gift card: a gift card to Amazon, or to a favorite restaurant. A gift card that shows your team member that you appreciate them when they’ve done an excellent job. It might be during a busy period, to celebrate a birthday, or general appreciation for consistent hard work. Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Every Leader Should Have an Emergency Gift Card”
“Stop and smell the flowers” is a good starting point. But why not stay with the flower?
Give a gift every day. Send your friend’s birthday gift early. See a gift that would be meaningful for someone you care about, and just buy it. Give it to them now. Take the time to cook a meal for your partner or your roommate. Take the time to cook a meal for yourself. Smile at a person walking down the street. Smile at a homeless person and stop and learn their name. There is the gift of knowing someone. Of acknowledging you care. Be kind to yourself. Get in bed early. Say three gratefuls before you fall asleep. Say … Continue reading Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: Give A Gift Every Day
I find that one way to keep a flow of enthusiasm going is to live in the present moment and to practice gratitude. Right now, can I think a positive thought? What is going well? No matter how tough it gets, there has to be something that is going well. Thank you that the sun is shining. Thank you that I have a great father, or wonderful relationship with my sister. If you are in America, thank you that I have the right to vote, that I have the right to choose hundreds of places to eat from every day. Continue reading “Pamela’s Weekly Words of Wisdom: The Energy for Enthusiasm… Is Based on Gratitude”
“There is a place for every star, and they all blend together.”