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Goals Coach: There's no "I" in Team

Here is your Action Quote For The Week:

 “An eagerness to sacrifice personal interest or glory for the welfare of all.” – John Wooden, Coach

Your Action for this week is to give each other hugs, high fives and congratulations for the sacrifices you made during the last few weeks.  Be proud of yourselves for not only coming together as a family for the welfare of our customers, vendors and everyone, but doing it eagerly. With that, I leave you with one more quote from Tony:

 Zappos is a truly special company. Thank you everyone for being a part of it. It never ceases to amaze me what we can do together.” – Zappos CEO, Tony Hsieh

 

Core Value # 7:  Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit

 

Yours in team spirit,

Augusta

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Goals Coach: Here's to Happiness

Here is your Action Quote For The Week:

Life doesn’t require that we be the best, only that we try our best.  Strive for excellence, not perfection.” – Musician, Jackson Brown

Your action for this week is to take an area in your personal life where you could be happier.  Ask yourself if you are doing the best you can.  If you are, don’t focus on the results.  Keep putting forth your best effort.  If you’re not, find ways to apply yourself more. 

 

Core Value #4:  Be Adventurous, Creative and Open-Minded

Core Value #9:  Be Passionate and Determined

 

Yours in being happier,

Augusta

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Goals Coach: Make a Difference

Act as if what you do makes a difference.  It does.” – William James

Your reputation is what you’re perceived to be. Your character is what you really are.” – John Wooden

Your action for this week is to look at what you do that makes a difference in your life, someone else’s life, at work, and even the world.  Remember your higher purpose and that your character is what and who you really are. 

Core Value #1.  Deliver WOW Through Service

Core Value #4.  Be Adventurous, Creative, and Open-Minded

Core Value #7.  Build A Positive Team and Family Spirit

Yours in character and making a difference,

 Augusta

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Goals Coach: Is Your Clock Still Ticking?

There are people whose clocks stop at a certain point in their lives.”  --French Literary Historian Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

Your action for this week is to spend some time to identify where you have grown in the last year.  Are you more self aware?  A better communicator?  More patient?  Have you grown as a person or has your clock stopped?

 

Core Value #2.  Embrace and Drive Change

 

Core Value #5.  Pursue Growth and Learning

 

Core Value #9.  Be Passionate and Determined

 

Yours in "the clock is still ticking",

 

Augusta

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Goals Coach: Gratitude

Thankfulness is the beginning of gratitude.  Gratitude is the completion of thankfulness.  Thankfulness may consist merely of words. Gratitude is shown in acts.” – Swiss Philosopher Henry F. Amiel

Your action for this week is to take action in expressing your gratitude.  Here’s an example:  Our Zappos Family Vendor Party!  This is where we showed our gratitude to our wonderful vendors for all they do for our Zappos Family and customers.  Being thankful is what we all felt yesterday as we arrived to celebrate our culture in full swing with our vendors, family and friends! 

 

Core Value #1.  Deliver WOW Through Service

 Core Value #4.  Be Adventurous, Creative and Open-Minded

 Core Value #7.  Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit

 

Yours in being thankful and grateful,

Augusta

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Goals Coach

Comfort comes as a guest, lingers to become a host and stays to enslave us.” – Linguist Lee Bickmore

 

No one ever excused his way to success.” – Author Dave Del Dotto

 

Your action for this week is to do something that will push you out of your comfort zone.  This usually means changing some habits. Pay attention to all the excuses you make along the way.  What habits will you change that will impact your life in a positive way?

 

Core Value # 2.  Embrace and Drive Change

 

Core Value #9.  Be Passionate and Determined

 

Yours in changing habits,

 

Augusta

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Goals Coach

Success in any endeavor does not happen by accident.  Rather, it’s the result of deliberate decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence – all directed at specific goals.” Gary Ryan Blair  (Thanks NaKia T.)

From The Coach's Corner: Your action for this week is to reflect on your goals and the journey you are on.  Notice what decisions you are making, how much effort you are putting into it,  and how persistent you are. 

 

Core Value #4.  Be Adventurous, Creative, and Open-Minded

 

Core Value #5.  Pursue Growth and Learning

 

Core Value # 9.  Be Passionate and Determined

 

Yours in achieving success,

 

Augusta

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Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.” -- American Educator, Elizabeth Harrison

Your action for this week is to notice how much you are encouraging versus criticizing.   Reflect on how you feel when you are lifting someone up and encouraging them.  Notice how it makes them feel! J

 

Core Value # 6.  Build Open and Honest Relationship With Communication

 

Core Value #7.  Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit

 

Yours in lifting the world,

Augusta