Is Movement a Part of Who You Are?

What is it that keeps you moving?

As a child I don’t think I was full of courage however my folks loved to show a photo of all of us working outside with me in a bonnet determinedly marching across the lawn. Their comment was, “Even then we knew you were going places!”

To me the thing that stands out is the bonnet. Being a redhead, I still wear a hat when outside in the sun, and when I’m moving. Movement is something I crave, do, love and I’m not talking physically, though that too.

When you work for yourself, at least for me, you experience a lot of times when you’re uncertain, when the path seems unclear, when you question your good sense. And what I’ve found to combat those times is movement forward.

This is how I do it – and I’d love to find out how you move forward too.

  1. Read/listen to something. I’m a huge fan of Audible.com – and I listen to interesting books nearly every day. (Great when cleaning stalls.) This moves my thinking forward, this gives me ideas and insights, this lets me tap the best minds in the world because they were so gracious as to write their thoughts down for me and you.
  2. Write something. You experience my movement here. I’m committed to writing, to improving my writing, to expand my skills and thinking so that those that read my thoughts are edified, including me.
  3. Experience something. Notice I did not say, watch something which is passive and not about movement. When you experience something you get your whole self involved. Animals do that for me and touch most if not all of my senses. I experience my dogs, cat, and horses by touching, playing and participating in activities together.

Is movement something we are born with? Of course it is, and yet, I also think it’s a choice we make daily. To read, write, experience, and give. These movements make us better, especially when we have a plan for them.

What movements are you doing every day? Email me and let me know, please.

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Blessings,
Shawna Schuh, CSP

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What or who would you take?

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What or who would you take?

What is your intention for the week?

Ask yourself…

What do you value most?

What is the first thing (or person) you would take if the house caught fire?

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Blessings,
Shawna Schuh, CSP

 Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others
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Do you spend wisely?

We’ve been studying the business philosopher, Jim Rohn on the Monday through Friday accountability call I lead at 5:15 am. I admire and enjoy this topic so want to share some insights with you.

Jim Rohn has some quotes that really startle you, or, rather, what is more true is that — they startle me.

When something startles me I like to stop and pay attention.

Here’s the quote that did it this time.

“Days are expensive. When you spend a day you have one less day to spend. So make sure you spend each one wisely.” 

This quote implies, and rightly so that days are numbered and diminishing as they go by. There are only so many days in life. We don’t know how many we are allotted but they are not endless.

Once a business colleague who is well over a decade ahead of me mentioned that he had determined how many more summers seemed likely for his life. When he realized there were probably around 20 to 30 good ones, he decided then and there that no summer would pass without joy and adventure.

Breaking it not into years, but into summers did it for him.

What does thinking about the expense of a day do for you?

And an idea that may be of value to you is to rate your days with this question:

“Did I spend this day well?” 

That would be a yes or no answer –  or a percentage since most days are filled with both amazement as well as the mundane.

And the second question for your day is:

“How can I spend tomorrow better?” 

Lastly, only you can determine how to spend a day, what to invest in, relish or endure. However, when you count the cost of a day and remember you will never get it back, you might consider being more deliberate in your thinking and planning.

Today, I spent time writing this for you. There is a dog at my feet which I can rub and pet and pamper and who fills my heart with love and laughter.

Later, I will walk to the barn to be with the horses and, for certain, I will connect with both clients and friends.

And, I will probably waste time as well. Sigh, the goal from this day forward is to waste less, serve more and spread the word that days are diminishing, use them well! Won’t you help me?

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I adore you!

Blessings,
Shawna Schuh, CSP

Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others
 Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist and Author
 503-970-5774

Is your life a grand adventure?

Is your life a grand adventure?

What is your intention for the week?

Ask yourself…

When was the last time you did something for the first time?

Is there a first time something you’ve been wanting to do but haven’t yet?

How would it feel to do that something this week?

Did you know the Winter edition of Top Women in the Pet Industry Magazine is now open? Click to be seen in the Winter issue. Find out more here.

Blessings,
Shawna Schuh, CSP

 Serving Leaders Who Ignite Others
 Executive Coaching, Speaking, Columnist and Author
 503-970-5774

Do you have a friend that could use a boost? Share with them how they could learn how to Ignite Their Leadership – Schedule a Discovery Session with Shawna.
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Leader Profiles: Lea-Ann Germinder and Mary Ann Ruud

Lea-Ann Germinder of Good News for Pets delivers sage advice on failure, and the rewards of reverse mentoring. Click here to view!

Enjoy this week’s leader profile — Mary Ann Ruud of Raised Rights Pets!

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