This time of year, prepares us to ask “What really matters?”
It’s a tradition to give gratitude as we sit around the Thanksgiving dinner table.
Often what we say slips off our tongues without thinking about it. Yes, we’re thankful for our families, our health, a meal to fill our bellies, the team we root for winning the big game.
We stuff the disappointments for this one day.
We leave the “not enough” thoughts on the sidelines.
Yet, they’re there only to be picked up a few days later as we head back to work and school, and start the dash to buying holiday presents and prepare for the parties ahead.
Preparing for anything takes some deep, quiet thinking. When we’re prepared, the peaks and valleys of our daily journey are easier to predict and can be handled with more grace.
How do leaders prepare? How do you prepare for what’s ahead? Here’s a suggestion.