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Attitude!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - Joe Kiedinger

While on the road on a recent dignity tour, I met a manager of a cookie store that truly moved me. Her name is Allis. Allis has a near perfect turnover record, her people love her. She handed me this poem on attitude that acts as her compass in life and I would like to share it with all of you.

Attitude
by Charles Swindoll

“The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life.
Attitude, to me, is more important than facts.
It is more important than the past,
than education, than money,
than circumstances, than failures, than successes,
than what other people think, say or do.

It is more important than appearance, giftedness or skill.
It will make or break a company… a church… a home.
The remarkable thing is we have a choice
every day regarding the attitude
we embrace for that day.
We cannot change our past…
we cannot change the fact that people

will act in a certain way.

We cannot change the inevitable.
The only thing we can do is play the one string we have,
and that is our attitude…

I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.
And so it is with you…we are in charge of our Attitudes.”

Thank you, Allis, for being a bright light in so many young people’s lives. The world is better because of leaders like you!

Joe Kiedinger

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