#34 - Gratitude: Helping Manufacturers Keep Their Top Talent
Release Date: 03/10/2021
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00:00 – Introduction
00:30 – What is there to be grateful for in 2021
01:04 – Keeping your mindset not on what you don’t have
01:51 – Lisa Ryan introduction and tie in of gratitude to manufacturing
02:41 – Gratitude starts within yourself
03:52 – “They get their paycheck every Friday”
05:25 – Discretionary Effort; a gamechanger
06:34 – Making a beeline to the office because I’m all that and a bag of chips
07:43 – Ideas are Free
08:18 – The companies that need it the most are the one’s least likely to make the investment
09:20 – Make the decision whether to stay in a toxic environment
10:30 – Negative Ned & Negative Nancy, changing the energy
12:55 – Persistence
14:01 – Tolerance of toxicity and who needs to be fired
15:30 – What do I own in it and when to walk away
16:58 - Positivity vs. Gratitude
17:50 – Making the shift in re-wiring your brain
19:56 – Accountability; 12 yrs and counting
22:56 – Starting today with the little things
23:38 – The 30-day challenge gratitude and a path to happiness
24:40 – Gratitude starts with you -> today
25:55 – Grounding yourself with what you DO have
27:05 – Closing
27:39 – End
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