Week 51: Be the change

One of my favorite quotes is from Mahatma Gandhi: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”

Over the past 52 weeks, I’ve wished a lot of things for the readers of this series.

I’ve wished for you to talk to more people, longer.

I’ve wished for you to not get right to business at your next meeting.

I’ve wished for you to roll out the welcome wagon for your new neighbor or co-worker.

I’ve wished for you to map and analyze the gaps in your network.

I’ve wished for you to always, always, always send a personal note when connecting with someone on LinkedIn.

I’ve wished for you to say “thank you”.

I’ve wished for you to release judgement so that you can more deeply connect.  

I’ve wished for you to say “hi” to strangers.

I’ve wished for you to be yourself in order to connect authentically.  

 

Here’s the thing. I can wish all I want. I can send all of the good vibes your way.

But at the heart of everything is YOU.

What do you wish for yourself? How do you want to see yourself when it comes to making meaningful connections?

It’s your turn.

You get to be the change you wish to see in the world.

I hope you’ll let me in on the change you are making. I’ll send you off with one final post in this series during Week 52. It will bring us back to the beginning. Hopefully, it will motivate you to keep pushing forward in your own quest to make our big world feel like a smaller place.


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Natalie
Small Town Leadership Founder; Natalie believes everything she needed to know to succeed in her career she learned by growing up in a town of 600 people. As a Certified Professional Coach and award-winning public speaker, she helps her clients and audiences make wherever they are feel like a small town. She lives in Dublin, Ohio with her husband, Rob, a professor at Ohio State and two little girls.

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