I had a productive day at work with my team. I am learning to be firm but still remain kind which has always been a difficult balancing act for me. I’m getting better every day.
One of my management firms director of operations has blood clots in his lungs. He is still so positive, so kind, so unwilling to compromise. I have so much to learn about absolutely everything. I am grateful to be surrounded by some fantastic mentors.
I had a really good coaching session with some of my team and then I got to have dinner with Sarah! All in all a really solid day.
I bought my team lunch and we spent awhile laughing at the sometimes ridiculous, always interesting environment in which we thrive.
I had a conversation with a former associate that I had to terminate. There are just a handful of true priorities that I have when it comes to leadership. One of those priorities is leaving those who work for me with the feeling that, despite what difficulties we face or what our differences may be–…
I swung by one of my coworkers/friends passion projects today. A cafe that serves CBD infused coffee. It was lovely to see his eyes light up as he spoke to curious customers. I’ve been his sounding board for so many months now as we navigate this very unfamiliar turf. Things are finally taking shape.
Haley and Charles fill my life with so much joy and laughter and yeah I bitch about them sometimes (a lot of the time). But man, where would I be? They are such good things.
Played board games with my team and a lot of silliness ensued.
My team knows how to have a good time even inside of very shitty circumstances.
I laughed a lot with my team today! How wonderfully strange and fulfilling it is to genuinely like the people I am crammed into a box with for 8+ hours a day, 5+ days a week.