Be Grateful

This week I embraced each of my challenges with positive intent. My goal was to learn from each situation with a focus on being grateful with the outcome.

In the end, I learned 3 things:

  1. Be Grateful for Struggles: hardships build character and prepare you for the next stage in life. Success is determined by how you handle failure.
  2. Be Grateful for Feedback: have an open mind when receiving constructive criticism. It will unlock self-reflective thoughts and personal refinement.
  3. Be Grateful for Change: acknowledge, embrace, and be adaptive to the landscape around you. If you stand in quicksand too long, you will sink.

Life is too short to worry about the things you can’t control. Be grateful for your experiences now, knowing they will help shape your future.

The Practical Leadership Guy

Claude Jones, has a passion for creating opportunities to help others succeed. And for over a decade, his life’s mission has been focused on encouraging, inspiring, and motiving others through his words and actions.

A seasoned technical leader, with over 20 years of experience, Claude is a self-taught developer that has worked his way to the executive leadership level and has experience working for a Global Fortune 1 company to high-pace startup environments.

During his spare time Claude enjoys hiking, working out, playing poker, eating, and playing board games with friends.