“Most people have asked this question in one form or another. Maybe it was about their branding, maybe it was about being a sibling, a twin or an entrepreneur in a very crowded space. The real question is less about BRANDING and more about IDENTITY, less about your UNIQUE SELLING PROPOSITION, more about your UNIQUE HUMAN CONNECTIONS.” J Loren Norris
“What we asked then was, how do get more friends, better friends, truer friends, more reliable friends. Today that question takes on the tone of social media and digital marketing. How can I increase my number of friends (followers), get more likes (increase the level of engagement), get them to stay my friend (grow brand loyalty), to become BFF’s (build reliable customer retention)?” J Loren Norris
“Loyalty, patience, grace, understanding these are all human connections in limited supply. The fear of lost relationships, lost careers, lost opportunities and lost reputation have always been a deterrent to abhorant behavior, but even more today than ever before the threat of lost love has taken hold and drives men and women alike into an anxious state of panic and depression.“ J Loren Norris
“What is the saturation point of attention? When is too much LIVE, too much to care about? Will social media reach the point of “din” rather than a prominant voice? Will there become a time that so many voices clambering to be heard will become irrelevant background noise? What is the tipping point of online marketing? When everyone is standing on the same “stump” and yelling for attention, will they all be “crying wolf” in unison?” J Loren Norris
“If you have spent all your time and educational investment to become a valuable and needed employee, you may still find yourself in the same place as those who have not. Loyalty from company to employee may not be extinct but it is certainly rare. The number, caliber and class of people who are truly indispensable in dwindling fast. While entrepreneurs and soloprenuers are on the rise in every sector. Work at home and work for self are not yet synonymous but may soon be.” J Loren Norris
“Failure is an event or an incident, not an identity! Too often we allow our mistakes, bad choices, short comings and unpleasant experiences to become our motivating factors and driving forces. When we do this, we allow them to shape not just what we’ve done, but who we are. Success is not defined by what we gain, but by who we become along the way. We must never allow these short comings to become our identity.” J Loren Norris
“If chivalry means manipulation, dominating, abusing, taking advantage of others, then it should be “dead”. If the meaning of chivalry is exercising curtesy and politeness and friendliness with nothing to gain but becoming a better human - LONG LIVE CHIVALRY!” J Loren Norris
“Followers, frenemies and fake friends abound, but a real friend is the one who will tell you when you screw up royally, and still be your friend.” J Loren Norris
“Wherever you land on the spectrum of these various schools of thought, know this for certain, the greater your willingness to work hard, to invest in yourself and others, to dig in with grit and personal sacrifice, the greater are your chances for success, liberty, freedom and independence.” J Loren Norris
“Many scientists will tell you the human mind never really forgets anything. The ability to recall the details, emotion and value of an idea or event requires keeping detailed notes and intentional reflection. That’s why everyone should journal.” J Loren Norris
“In a matter of minutes you will have a pretty good grip on his ability to honor others even if he disagrees, his patience with being given directions, his grace and respect for the opposite sex and his empathetic compassion for people in general.“ J Loren Norris
“At some point you will need to contend with their claim to your success. IF THEY HAVE been a great mentor and contributor to your growth, GIVE THEM THE HONOR AND CREDIT for that. If they have not, be prepared to be gracious and let them have the tiny sparkles they steal from you.” J Loren Norris
“Trust me when I say you are special. You have a gift. You have a purpose. The world needs you. If you are struggling to find that gift, KEEP SEARCHING, the payoff will be worth every ounce of effort.” J Loren Norris
“Ignorance and limited access to knowledge have both been tools of control for centuries of human history. The more you know, the less likely you are to be misled, manipulated or enslaved.” J Loren Norris
“In the end, when we all leave this planet for good, MONEY WILL NOT travel with us. The character, the legacy, the reputation of our BEING will be all that travels and what stays behind. Be a person worth remembering. LEAVE GREAT MEMORIES! That is the true measure of success.” J Loren Norris
“The effect of DRAMA, such as emotionally charged conversations, narcissistic behavior and psychological manipulation brings some sense of control and meaning back to the manufacturer of the drama.” J Loren Norris
“If you cannot consider the dignity, value and worth of another HUMAN WITH WHOM YOU DISAGREE, you will find yourself quickly in a shouting match of egos. Someone will record it, broadcast it and put it on repeat.” J Loren Norris
There are great interviewers in the podcast realm. Hosts such as #JoeRogan #LewisHowes #TomBilyeu #GaryV - BUT GOOD LUCK getting to be a guest on their show unless you’re already FAMOUS!!
“So many issues, challenges, disagreements, arguments, divisions and debates are driven by differences in understanding. We call it a communication gap. What if that gap is intentionally being created by the misappropriation of meaning?” J Loren Norris
“Its terribly easy to make excuses for allowing your dreams to slip away into the vapor of the morning fog. Its awfully cruel for a simpleton who has no dreams, to dash yours upon the rocks or to mock them into oblivion. When a dream is entrusted to you, it’s heart wrenchingly common to experience the dread of inadequacy until it is dismissed as an apparition.” J Loren Norris
“Truth and logic have no merit in mob mentality or peer pressure. The entire concept of thinking is overridden by feeling. If I can make you emotional enough, your reaction won’t allow clear, logical thinking. This psychological FACT is the reason we have laws on the books which define heinous crimes under a special circumstances category of “crimes of passion.” J Loren Norris
TODAY’S MOTIVATION: WHETHER YOU’RE STARTING OUT OR STARTING OVER, JUST GET STARTED by J Loren Norris
"My life has been a litany of tragedies, train wrecks and bad trajectories. I came from potato soup and food stamps and I am determined to never go back. I want to help you get out of your rut and on your way to living a more excellent life." J Loren Norris
“Do we draw from within the talents and gifts of individuals? Do we expose young children to opportunities to become the WHO they were crafted to be? Do we shove them all into the same sausage grinder and expect to measure performance based on outcome only?” J Loren Norris
Today’s #leadingleaderspodcast is a clarion call to record and recall the emotions and events of Q-1 2020.
“Now is a precipice of global societal transformation. The story you tell your kids and grandkids kids of 2019 will seem like a fairy tale. Try explaining your emotions on 9/11 to a 15 yr old.“ J Loren Norris
“If you “grew up” in an era when racism was common, when bigotry dominated Main Street, when sexism was “how business was done” then the stories you heard about negotiating a deal, closing a sale, getting the big win, WERE ALL TAINTED, skewed and corrupt!!!” J Loren Norris
Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download
Insuperable Vision Workshop - Audio Download with worksheets
Day after day I meet people who are struggling just to make ends meet. They are adrift in this vast sea of humanity holding on to their job, their family, their home, and their car with all they've got. They see their life experiences and education as the last hope to find their purpose and identity. They gather, fill and stuff all the money they can into every opportune investment. Yet they are empty, frustrated, angry and just plain fed up.
We have all experienced that moment; when we find yourself stuck in traffic, yelling at random strangers to do what they wish they could... but can't... GO!
The idea that life can be better than it is today is like the flame of a candle fighting for all its worth to stand against the tempest.
We all want a better life.
Even when life is good, we want more.
That idea, that flame, is the hope that lives in the hearts and minds of all of us. Should that flame be extinguished, hope itself may well go with it. It is the rut of hopelessness that traps many would be shining stars and buries that glow from the sight of the world. It is the rut of hopelessness that extinguishes that flame.
Lives that would have been a beacon to the wandering are lost at sea themselves. Inspirations of success that would have been the voices crying out to all who suffer are hidden away in their own stale lives, they cannot share who they are or what the world needs from them.
It is my passion to help you find your purpose. I want to see you become successful, but more than that to be free!
Without vision people perish.
Without vision, we seem to be lost, mind numb robots following the herd into the abyss that is everyday life. We do not live intentionally without a vision for our future. We do not live passionately without a vision for our future. We do not live productively without a vision for our future. We certainly cannot lead without a vision for our future and a vision for the future of those we lead.
This audio course will inspire and instruct you to create a vision which will become a significant driving force in your life.