Life moves fast, and your first reaction dramatically shapes your future reality. Is it helpful? Or even intentional? Today let’s adjust your “default response” to serve you BEST!
Watch the Video
Listen to the audio.
Read the transcript.
Life moves fast, and your first reaction dramatically shapes your future reality. Is it helpful, or even intentional? Today, let's adjust your default response.
It seems like life can be a series of new tests, but it's actually a repeating pattern of similar moments. And your "default response" to what happens can position you for the better, or perpetuate frustration. The key is to improve your default over time.
Notice when you've encountered a situation and immediately became defensive or assumed that others' motives are harmful. Some default to finding fault, or to immediate skepticism. And this may seem helpful, but as a "default" to any new situation, it can be extremely unhelpful over time. Think of all the opportunities you will miss, the people you will distance yourself from, and the time you will waste presuming the worst.
By adjusting your "default" to a more positive setting, you will engage the flow of what is happening. Assume the best of others and their motives, and that opportunities to further your goals and ambitions will naturally and gracefully arrive. When they do, recognize them as part of an unfolding order that serves your needs, rather than threatens your foundation.
Look, I get that we live in a scary world. And if you're tuned in constantly to that negativity loop, your default will be to protect, distance, and stop change in its tracks. But just think how that loop will limit both your present experience and your future possibilities.
When you don't know for certain, choose the default that serves you best. Presume that people are pleasant, and even when they're not, that it's not about you, it's about them. Empathize with their struggles for confidence, and stand tall in your belief that you deserve joy and opportunity. You know what you want, and default to positive expectations and helpful perspectives.
This week, adjust your "default settings" to better serve your future outcomes. Rather than a reflex, let's lean toward the positive, Off Balance On Purpose.
To book Dan Thurmon for your next event, visit his profile: https://premierespeakers.com/dan_thurmon
Want Dan Thurmon for your next event?
Find out more information, including fees and availability.Find Out More
“Achieving balance” sounds like a worthwhile ambition. And yet, that goal may be setting you up for disappointment and missed opportunities. Balance isn’t what you get, it’s what you do, and this week’s video provides keys to help you balance better. WATCH THE VIDEO. READ THE TRANSCRIPT. Achieving "life balance" is totally the wrong goal. This...Read More
If the uncertain future has you perplexed, this week’s video will help you to find your footing. WATCH THE VIDEO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Some-Certainty.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. If uncertainty is all consuming, and you feel stressed, helpless and confused, what can you do? This week, we're Off ...Read More
Have these recent weeks caused you to question the "essential"; nature of your job … or your life? This week's video delivers an essential lesson that will bring clarity, and show you how to turn disruption into transformation. WATCH THE VIDEO LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Essenti...Read More
If you’re in need of some certainty during this crazy time, please watch this two minute video. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Certainty-Now_1.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. When life seems more uncertain every day, what do you know for sure? This week we're Off Balance On Pur...Read More
When fear is in the air, how do you choose to respond? This week's video respectfully suggests an alternative focus to help you transcend fear, act with confidence, and contribute what matters most. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Fear-Factors.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. When f...Read More
What one ability can elevate nearly every human interaction? This week’s video, from Jerusalem, will help you connect with people in ways that are sincere and powerful. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Empathy-Keys.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. What one ability can elevate nearly e...Read More
If "losing" wasn't possible, how would you choose to live? This short video will help you see how much closer you really are to success. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Everything-Counts.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. If "losing" wasn't possible, how would you choose to live? This...Read More
Are you tense, sore, or simply “stuck?” It might be time to stretch. This week’s video will help you increase your flexibility and improve how you feel and think! WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Stretch-Effects_1.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. How you move affects how you think and ...Read More
Does worry help, or prevent you from doing what is needed? This week's video provides a sure-fire strategy to help you transform anxiety into action. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Worry-Later.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. Does being worried really help you? Or does it prevent you...Read More
Can you change quickly, or does it take awhile? The answer isn’t simple, but understanding the process can enable quicker and more lasting transformation. WATCH THE VIDEO. LISTEN TO THE AUDIO. https://danthurmon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Quick-Change-Artist.mp3 READ THE TRANSCRIPT. Can you change quickly, or does it take a long ...Read More