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How Important Is It To Have People Cheering You?
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Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert Val Wright -- Global Leadership and Innovation Expert
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Dateline: Los Angeles, CA
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 

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Of course encouragement is effective. But how much do you really need it?

The Olympics Opening Ceremony was deathly quiet. The Olympics Tennis games echoed and sounded strange as we heard every breath and grunt from the players. The lack of crowds made it seem like it wasn’t real…but what I am most curious about is how the athletes felt?

Sports teams around the world have been playing in deserted stadiums. Likely very similar to the vacant lonelyness many have felt working from home for the last 18months. 

What I am most curious about is the effect on productivity and performance when you are working in silence. How much do you need a cheering crowd? How much public encouragement do you need? How valuable is the recognition you get from others seeing your achievements?

This past 18 months has allowed us the unusual window into a social experiment of how we work, play, and interact. 

The question to ask yourself is can you perform without the equivalent of a cheering stadium of fans? Are you comfortable enough in your own success to not need others to validate it?

That’s when you truly know that who you are and the impact you have on others is not judged by the cheers, the awards, or the scoreboard but your own belief in yourself.

Dedicated to growing your business,

Val

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  Val Wright is a recognized leadership and organization expert. Working with Xbox, Microsoft, Amazon and LinkedIn, she has spent the last 20 years partnering with executives to accelerate growth and gain market superiority across the the games, technology, retail and e-commerce industries.

She is know for telling leaders what they need to hear, not what they want to hear. Leaders seek her out when they need to accelerate their business results, build organizations, develop leaders and create world-class people strategies. Val is a dynamic speaker who will provoke, inspire and provide immediate value to your audience. She has been quoted in Fast Company, E-commerce times, Yahoo.com, Aol.com, usnews.com, NJ.com, TheNetworkJournal.com and TechNerwsWorld.com.

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