Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders

21. Grown Up Wonder

January 18, 2021
Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
21. Grown Up Wonder
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Intentional Optimists - Unconventional Leaders
21. Grown Up Wonder
Jan 18, 2021

Today we’re talking about Grown Up Wonder.  
Wonder is one of the three aspects of Tenet #2 of Intentional Optimism, being Present.

Intentional Optimism using The Sailboat Analogy:

  1. Optimistic = The boat - the hull, the vehicle that gets you from island A to island B.
  2. Present = The centerboard - keeps you upright, focused, “centered,” if you will.
  3. Courageous = The rigging - this holds everything together and makes it work - your resilience. 
  4. Energetic = The sail - without this, your boat can’t go anywhere, but when the sail fills - wow!
  5. Wise = The rudder - keeps you on track, heading in the right direction
  6. Intentional = Setting everything up to properly capture the wind

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Celebrate Beauty. [6:02]]
  • Childlike Perspective. [7:36]
  • Cultivate Curiosity [10:20]

Now what?  Cultivate CURIOSITY. 

  1. Decide [11:33]
    1. To pursue Curiosity!
    2. To be astounded by your own knowledge and experience
  2. Choose [13:30]  Take a deep breath, and choose to be amazed - life is full of wonder, and the older we get, the more wonderful it becomes.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
(As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases)
Franklin Planner [6:05] (#CommissionsEarned)
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (pbs.org) [12:10]

Get involved!
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“Ultimate DISC communication Cheat Sheet”

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Show Notes

Today we’re talking about Grown Up Wonder.  
Wonder is one of the three aspects of Tenet #2 of Intentional Optimism, being Present.

Intentional Optimism using The Sailboat Analogy:

  1. Optimistic = The boat - the hull, the vehicle that gets you from island A to island B.
  2. Present = The centerboard - keeps you upright, focused, “centered,” if you will.
  3. Courageous = The rigging - this holds everything together and makes it work - your resilience. 
  4. Energetic = The sail - without this, your boat can’t go anywhere, but when the sail fills - wow!
  5. Wise = The rudder - keeps you on track, heading in the right direction
  6. Intentional = Setting everything up to properly capture the wind

Topics discussed in this episode: 

  • Celebrate Beauty. [6:02]]
  • Childlike Perspective. [7:36]
  • Cultivate Curiosity [10:20]

Now what?  Cultivate CURIOSITY. 

  1. Decide [11:33]
    1. To pursue Curiosity!
    2. To be astounded by your own knowledge and experience
  2. Choose [13:30]  Take a deep breath, and choose to be amazed - life is full of wonder, and the older we get, the more wonderful it becomes.

Resources mentioned in this episode:
(As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases)
Franklin Planner [6:05] (#CommissionsEarned)
Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (pbs.org) [12:10]

Get involved!
Do YOU want to be part of a community that practices, encourages and supports being Intentionally Optimistic? Join me over in the
Intentional Optimists Facebook Group

Gab your FREE:
Andrea's Favorite Planning & Productivity tools
“Ultimate DISC communication Cheat Sheet”

Get your own DISC Assessment, and don't forget the 10% discount (code "PODCAST") at check out!

Email me at [email protected]  so I can be your professional encourager!

  ● Follow on Instagram @theintentionaloptimist

  ●  Linked In Andrea Johnson

Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/AndreaJohnson)