Intention

There is a secret magic at work in all of us, too often ignored. I see the evidence of it every day of the work week.

I was warned that my job would be difficult. I was told that getting people to do their best would be hard. I was told to expect politics, pressure, and positioning for the upper hand. I was cautioned to mistrust all I observe. Someone would be trying to “get over” on me, or so I was told.

None of that is true. In fact, the opposite. People exceed my expectations. They are professionals. They are deeply caring. They put their clients first.

When I was told all these things, I refused to believe. Instead, I made my expectations clear and I praise people consistently, sometimes to the point where they are embarrassed.

And I am grateful. This is the true magic. Now they do not wish to disappoint.

I didn’t believe in the shadow, and now the shadow does not exist.

I believed in everyone’s light, and now only light exists.

Imagine if we all believed that about each other.

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About Dr. R. Wolf Shipon

Dr. R. Wolf Shipon (Dr. Why Not?!) is a human performance expert and licensed psychologist in NY and NJ who mobilizes people to make no-excuses, immediate change. He has extensive training and certification in neurolinguistic programming (NLP) consults with executives all over the world.
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