This is the original bestselling 212 (two-twelve) message by Sam Parker that's inspiring millions of people around the world. The premise: “At 211 degrees, water is hot. At 212 degrees, it boils. And with boiling water, comes steam. And with steam, you can power a train. Just one extra degree makes all the difference.”
Model. Connect. Involve. Model the behavior you want to see. Connect with the people you lead. Involve them as much as possible. That's your framework for leadership – your simple, day-to-day, in-the-trenches formula for creating a special team of people. Wonderfully simple and effective.
With everything, there's a line. On one side of the line is a greater chance to make good things happen (better results, better relationships, more opportunities). On the other side of the line, there's less of a chance. This message will help you inspire your people to Commit, Work Hard, Focus, and Bounce Back when things get tough.
There are 5 ways to smile (Wake up, Be thankful, Be approachable, Complain less, Smile more) and 4 ways to move (Start early and go long, Go beyond expectations, Have a sense of urgency, Be resourceful and resilient). Imagine the wonderful results from a team of Smovers (people who Smile & Move).
No kittens or rainbows. Just truth. Inspire your people to be kinder and more accountable to each other and the people they serve. There are 8 points to Loving Your People... Contribute. Be kind. Be patient. Be honest. Encourage people. Apologize. Forgive. Thank people.