One morning on the way to work I stopped to get some coffee to help get my day going. As I walked in all I saw was a long line and only one cashier was taking orders. The look on everyones face was impatient, hurry up, too early for this, etc. I was also not prepared to be in a long line I felt my attitude coming. After 5 minutes in line it was finally my turn to give my order. As I gave my order the young lady taking my order was happy, she looked at me, repeated my order,apologized for the wait. I was a little out of it because I needed my coffee quick but the light bulb clicked! Actions speak louder than words; this young lady was under pressure but her actions never showed it. She was excited to be at work she made everyone feel good even if they did not respond well to her joy.
Actions can make us or break us! I can admit that my actions at times can speak for itself. The definition of ACTION is the fact or process of doing something, typically to achieve an aim. TRUTH TIME: In my professional life I work with people on a daily basis it is not always an easy thing to do. I deal with so many different personalities, not knowing what my day will be like . My actions can tend to get me into situations at work. I can tend to let my feelings take over especially when I feel something is not right! Truth is my actions will speak louder than my words!! This is where I mess up…I can take accountability for my actions. It has caused me not to get a little further in my career. Truth can hurt but truth is helpful. I am a hard worker, come to work on time, organized, time manage my projects, and keep myself updated on any new information. These are a some of my strengths I have at work. My actions that can be weak are based off what I can get from others, if I feel I need to be defensive, or if I feel I lost my trust in my leader or co-worker. Yep this is all truth in my daily journey but I’m in the process of learning how to control my actions from hindering me in anything I want and know I can achieve.
Admitting is always the first step to breaking a bad habit the hard part is not going back down that road. Here are somethings I been doing to help me do better:
- Talk/pray to God daily
- Talk to my friends/mentors
- Take accountability for my actions
- Take any criticism as a learning tool
- Reading material from other leaders
- Read/say daily affirmations
- Not reacting at negativity (accepting that I will be faced with negativity but keep positive in the situation)
- Keep practicing good habits
Work in progress right?!! That is what I am work in progress God gives us opportunities to help guide others. I am in a position to where that is what I’m destined to do. I have/want to make the changes within myself to become one of many great leaders that this world is needing of. Does actions speak louder than words??? YES!! Actions speak volumes around us! Perception is people reality and maybe what they think is not true but the actions spoke for them. I’m taking my actions one step at a time to help make me great in what I’m put on this earth for: helping, giving, loving, loyal to others.
Remember our actions can make or break us! I’m ready to take any negative action and make more positive ones. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a simple step,” –Lao Tzu
Eat, Love, Pray, Grow!💋 Love, MarleyMel
” Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.” –1 Peter5:6
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