THIS WEEK (Read time 0:31)  What could you do this week, the doing of which would shake things up, provoke a change, incite a makeover, or make a big dent in your big project? What could you say this week, the saying of which would accelerate cooperation, urge resolve and provoke forward momentum?What would you need to have this week, the having of which would provide you with what's wanted & needed to finally finish? What could you write this week, the writing of which would inspire and encourage your reader or listener?What would you be willing to give up this week, the giving up of which would create an opportunity for something new to show up?What spark do you need this week, the igniting of which would motivate you to finally get started?Who do you need to be this week, the being of which would completely alter how we see you, cause us to trust you, and encourage us to follow you?Have a nice week:)
J Michael Dolan

THIS WEEK (Read time 0:31)

 What could you do this week, the doing of which would shake things up, provoke a change, incite a makeover, or make a big dent in your big project?

What could you say this week, the saying of which would accelerate cooperation, urge resolve and provoke forward momentum?

What would you need to have this week, the having of which would provide you with what's wanted & needed to finally finish?
 
What could you write this week, the writing of which would inspire and encourage your reader or listener?

What would you be willing to give up this week, the giving up of which would create an opportunity for something new to show up?

What spark do you need this week, the igniting of which would motivate you to finally get started?

Who do you need to be this week, the being of which would completely alter how we see you, cause us to trust you, and encourage us to follow you?

Have a nice week:)


COMMENTS


Posted By Rachel
Technology or bust..
Wow...my brain is full..you know..nobody told me that climbing mountains meant taking a pick axe to the side...I just wanted to write a little song...


Posted By FreddieBrown
Shark Week
A few more days of shark week to go. I'm going to make it matter. I know what I want to do but it scares the hell out of me and why? I'll be around the next day to congratulate myself for reaching out and trying to touch the stars. Life is a stage - you either have a starring role in it or you be the extra. Imma have a starring role.Thanks Michael !!


Posted By Bjorn
Shark week
What a totally awesome, thought provoking, jaw dropping read Mr. Dolan! Monday morning I thought I had this week all planned out - then came shark week - now defragging my mental HD. Man, oh man - you sure know how to provoke the artist soul. Thank you. Love is.


Posted By Teena
SHARK week
I am reinventing myself musically. This week I will practice my new percussion instrument I need to learn for my new band and write a letter to my music arranger at his university and ask how he is doing, letting him know I am glad he is wanting to help with my music project next summer!


Posted By Robert Mann
encouraging
Very thought provoking. On the one hand I'm filled with resistance. On the other hand I'm encouraged by the results I can achieve this week.


Posted By LoCaRi
Over the Rainbow
What is next is not visible right now, so stop trying to fit in with the current mode of being.


Posted By Russall
Resistance
After reading this...twice, I could actually feel "resistance" beginning to percolate inside.


Posted By Beth Marcus
Thought provoking
It made me think what could I do differently this week that would break me out of the sameness and launch me into a new place?


Posted By Kathryn Kerry
give it up
I like the giving up something this week. And for me I'm giving my reaction to my writing partner--dropping my automatic negative edgy response to this button-pusher. I want to see how powerful I can be in altering my own reaction first, as opposed to trying to alter hers.


Posted By Adryiana Mamon
free sandwich
Today my husband and I went to our favorite breakfast place. The owner recognized us and brought me a sandwich he wanted me to try---it was a new delicious brisket sandwich. The most delicious part of it was that he recognized I was a loyal returning customer...it made me feel special, like I'm part the tribe. And that's how I want my own clients to feel. The restaurant is called "Jinkys" in Sherman Oaks, ca.


Posted By Khris Ettingham
Trust!
How can I be more trustworthy and "follow-able" to my customers/clients/tribe? I think I myself trust someone more if they treat me like I matter. This week I'm going to make a special effort to make each one of them feel like he/she matters.

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