Beginning Better: 9 Tips For Successful Starts

by  Karin Hurt  |  Leadership Development

“Let us nourish beginnings. Not all things are blest, but the seeds of all things are blest.  The blessing is in the seed.”

Muriel Rukeyser

How you begin matters.

Prepare the team.  Reinforce the vision. Energize the plans.  Refresh the excitement.

Do you begin well?

A Sweet Story of Beginning Well

This Sunday,  I watched our youth choir director warming up the kids by playing a game.

When she said “Ready” the kids all perfected their posture and looked at her with attentive eyes and big grins.

Then, “Not Ready” they got to be as silly as they wanted…(they loved that).

Until she again said, “Ready” and they immediately assumed their sweet singing stance.


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Articles By karin-hurt
Karin Hurt is a leadership speaker, consultant and MBA professor. She’s a former Verizon Wireless executive with 2 decades of diverse cross-functional experience in sales, customer service and HR. She was recently recognized on Inc.’s list of 100 Great Speakers for your next conference, AMA’s 50 Leaders to Watch in 2015, and Trust Across America’s 100 Thought Leaders in Trusted Business Behavior.  »  View Profile

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