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Terry McKenna
Kure Beach, NC
Helping organizations & individuals realize their potential
Interests: Beach, Travel, Working out, Reading, Personal Development, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Once you've truly identified your Why - your true passion, can you begin to think about the How. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Terry's Blog
Face to face interaction is the best way to influence, learn what's really going on, and delegate to move forward the multiple agendas that must be advanced. It also allows leaders to best support and coach those they lead. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Terry's Blog
You never want to have an aimless destiny. You want to be targeting something. And don't hesitate to pivot to get there. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Terry's Blog
Resilience comes from playing with no net. It comes when you trust yourself when you have to succeed. You'll discover how resilient you are when you have to. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Terry's Blog
Insecure managers hoard information in the belief that it strengthens their position as a leader. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Terry's Blog
Each day, challenge yourself to be a little uncomfortable and do the one thing that scares you a bit. What's the worst that can happen? Rejection, embarrassment, someone saying no? Alternatively, what's the best that could happen? Happiness, more fulfillment? * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Terry's Blog
"It's not that I am so smart; it's just that I stay with the problems longer." -Albert Einstein Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at Terry's Blog
One study found that when a distraction is about twenty-seconds away from us - when it takes twenty-seconds to retrieve a bag of chips - it provides enough of a temporal distance for us to not fall victim to these distractions, and we're better able to control our impulses. Introducing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Terry's Blog
A company demonstrates it's values by who gets promoted and who gets let go. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Terry's Blog
In the wrong work environment, your creativity and ability to reach you potential is compromised. Environment matters. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big results! Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2018 at Terry's Blog
People review data that on one cares about. Reports are written that on one reads. Presentations are made that never lead to decisions. Meetings after countless meetings that never result in actionable next steps. Doe this sound like your organization? * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Terry's Blog
There is an important distinction between being responsive and being reactive. According to Webster's New World Dictionary, react means "to act in return," whereas respond means "to reply." We typically have a responsibility to reply to the many communications we receive on a daily basis, however they arrive. We don't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2018 at Terry's Blog
You cannot copy someone else's success. You can only study it to discover how to improve your own. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2018 at Terry's Blog
In the twenty-first century, "Time Management" and "Information Management" are no longer as important as Attention Management. Where are you focusing your attention? Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2018 at Terry's Blog
Have you ever found that some people will choose unhappiness over uncertainty? * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Terry's Blog
Good habits are important, but it's often our bad habits that prevent us from reaching our full potential. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Terry's Blog
A favor to ask of my Blog followers. Would you be so kind to suggest my Blog to at least "one" colleague, friend or family member by forwarding on one of my posts or this post: www.terrymckenna.typepad.com. I'm trying to increase my Blog following and your help would be greatly... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2018 at Terry's Blog
To all we have to be thankful for. Happy Thanksgiving! Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2018 at Terry's Blog
Does your organization have a set of Core Values that guides decision-making and influences employee behavior? * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Terry's Blog
Uncertainty and change are life's constants. And when you think about it, that's the fun part. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2018 at Terry's Blog
A Gallup study found that at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores is driven by who the boss is. This is disconcerting because the same research found that about 70% of people in management roles are not well equipped for their job. This state of affairs is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at Terry's Blog
Effective interviewing is not about "getting to know" the candidate; it's about leveraging techniques similar to investigative journalism. In each interview, the goal is to uncover specific experiences and behaviors that match the mission and priorities of the organization. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Terry's Blog
"What you fear is an indication of what you seek." -Thomas Merton * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2018 at Terry's Blog
No dream is impossible provided we first have the courage to believe in it. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Terry's Blog
You can't wait for someone to tell you it's okay to try. It's up to you to take the first step. Nobody can stop you unless you are willing to let them stop you. Sometimes you have to take a chance. * www.terrymckennabooks.com Small Books = Big Results! Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at Terry's Blog