There is nothing ordinary about you.

greatness-road-sign1-450x299Every Sunday morning my wife Doreen and I sit down and reflect on the week just passed and the week ahead.

We also take time to reflect on people and the events that are happening around us.

It has become clear to us that there is much about people that is really really great. We live in a community where giving and paying forward has become habitual.

The thing about this is the need for balance. We remind ourselves we cannot always ask the same people to continue to give.

Then there are those who always want to put labels on anything they don’t agree with.

They are the ones who always have a great deal to say yet never engage in the real work of volunteering, or positively working things through.

They talk without the walk.

They say they will and they don’t

They talk about what they don’t agree with or label everything with negativity, “it’s not possible, it will not happen, or it’s some one else’s problem.”

“Or you’re not smart enough or your too fat or you don’t get it, or you are not one of us.”

Remember that you are who defines the extraordinary and greatness in your self not others.

It is always a stark reminder that there are many famous people who did not let the early negative labels define them. They went on to greatness and extraordinary, some even changed the world.

Be a life and game changer. No one was ever born ordinary.

Greatness and extraordinary is in every one of us.

The best in us know that. The best in us know that no one is ordinary.

The best in us know all we need to do is look for the greatness in people and we will find it.

Greatness lies ahead; Extraordinary lies in all of us.

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About HRMexplorer

Managing Director - Human Capital Europe and USA - My ability is to recognize ingrained assumptions and patterns of operation that aren’t productive, and offer practical, cost-effective and value-based solutions.

Posted on March 17, 2013, in HRMexplorer Blogs and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Nice post Peter. I think most people’s programming leaves them with this negative kind of attitude, it’s hard to break. I find that when I’m being negative and am aware of it – I can shift my focus towards helping someone with something. This usually takes me into the positive, I feel valuable, noticed, empowered and acknowledged. I wonder how other people shift into the positive?

  2. Great post Peter. I love the fact that you and your wife reflect and look forward together. I think that it is important for couples to do this. Have a great weekend and coming week!

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