“Regardless how grand and glorious your plans for the future, the same process, practices and pretenses that got you here will not get you there. YOU NEED A DIVERSE TEAM with common values and a shared VISION!” J Loren Norris
“Community is a powerful expression of shared idea, shared passions and shared purpose. Leaders know how to identify and maximize a sense of community among those they lead.” J Loren Norris
“Does your story reveal a secret they entrusted to you?
“I do want to caution as a leader of any level, trust is a currency you cannot afford to squander. It is harder to amass than bitcoin and easier to lose than bets on a roulette wheel.
“In the #StoryPower Master Class we address some of the more glaring sabotaging beliefs as they are expressed and offer alternative language to reframe these beliefs as well as tell a better story - internally and externally.“ J Loren Norris
“Gender fluidity? Poly amorous? Right wing hate groups? Muslim Terrorist? Islamaphobia? These phrases did not exist one generation ago. But they have been etched in the minds of young people with specific meaning and attached significant emotion through repeated uses in the media. These words now carry a specific vibrational resonance. They are an energized frequency which impacts hearts and minds whenever they are spoken.” J Loren Norris
“StoryPower Master Class intentionally teaches story selection and story crafting as a very targeted form of communication. This process focuses on who is hearing and receiving the story and the long term impact such stories may have on them.” J Loren Norris
“When young leaders with the same hubris based courage do not heed the admonishment of their advisors HEARTBREAK ABOUNDS! Along with lost opportunity, lost money, lost time and possibly lost freedom. Not every great risk is followed by great reward!” J Loren Norris
“Growth is ALWAYS uphill. Growth, success, achievement, accomplishment, ALL DEMAND sticktuitiveness. ONE CANNOT ACCIDENTALLY succeed.” J Loren Norris
“If the story you tell yourself daily reminds you that no one is in your side, if you want something you have to fight for it, take it or do with out it AND you believe everyone else is thinking the same thing - your life will be filled with strife, risk, pain, broken relationships and perhaps even jail time.“ J Loren Norris
“CONSISTENCY ESTABLISHES YOUR REPUTATION! Self discipline is what one must couple with AUTHORITY to build a bridge to RESPECT!” J Loren Norris
“Regardless the type of crud you are experiencing, mental crud, emotional crud, physical crud, spiritual crud the process is the same and it’s unbelievably simple.” J Loren Norris
“If you want to find the inner motivation to keep charging when the battle grind seems too intense shift your focus from GOALS to GROWTH.” J Loren Norris
“WHERE YOU GIVE YOUR TIME, TALENT, TREASURE and ATTENTION says more about you than your title or brand campaign.” J Loren Norris
“This resistance may look like an attack on character, assault on relationships, aggravation from past mistakes, accusations against accomplishments, argument assailing education.Whatever form resistance takes, the objective of resistance is not always clear.” J Loren Norris
“With all the talk of TOXIC MASCULINITY - it would do society well to first properly define MASCULINITY. If we don’t know what a real man is, how can we identify the counterfeit?
Watch this interview between Todd and J Loren Norris on #leadingleaderspodcast for some deep insights to men, toxic masculinity, accountability, faith and relationships. Subscribe to make sure you catch every interview in the 2020 Servant Leader Series.
“More opportunities slip by without a decision to act on them than are lost any other way. Sure, you may get it wrong from time to time. You may need to course correct and redouble your efforts. But it is still more likely that you will lose the opportunity altogether by doing nothing, by waiting to decide and failing to act.“ J Loren Norris
“How do we exhibit kindness as leaders when the intensely focused and driven people seem be the greatest achievers?” J Loren Norris
“I don’t care who you are, what your profession is, what your level of education is, YOU NEED DEDICATED OUTSIDE EYES on your situation, your well being and your relationships. You cannot see everything yourself.” J Loren Norris
“They spend all their time, energy and attention not to mentions money gaining more wisdom, education, certifications, and presumed authority until they have nothing left for marketing.” J Loren Norris
You’ll have to watch the video to get the nuggets. Honestly if you don’t care to watch the video or don’t have time ... well I guess you don’t need secret encouragement and that’s good.
“It’s your point of view which makes you unique. Otherwise you’re generic like the millions of other people who do what you do.” Seth Godin
“BAD HABITS ARE LIKE DIRTY DIAPERS THEY STINK AND THEY DON’T CHANGE THEMSELVES. Today is a great day to change your life. Today is a great opportunity to take up a new habit of doing the right thing all day every day.“J Loren Norris
“It’s much easier to sell the sizzle when someone else is harvesting the wild meat. $89 for 40 seconds - or $8,000 an hour. That’s the income for selling hype. The cost for earning $200,000 in the same 40 seconds - a broken nose, a knockout while the whole world was watching and countless hours of training leading up to it.“ J Loren Norris