Actions lead to Change: One thought, one question, one action, ONE STEP FORWARD

Your unconscious cultural imprint

Paul Vermes

How do you change your cultural imprint? Being self aware of your default operating system is a key for change. Who you are needs to grow and change. #toolstochange #howdoidevelop #keyquestion #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #keysforsuccess

 

Identity

Identity Know who you are and you will flourish where you are planted. The key is discovering and knowing what you love and what you are good at. #buildmyskills #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #whatissuccess #keyquestion #howdoichangemyself #howdoisucceed

Misalignment

Misalignment: When our expectations do not match our reality we have operational stress. Here is how to create alignment. #personalalignment #organizationalalignment #wrongexpectations #creatingrightexpectations #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #keyquestion

Primary needs and how they affect our behaviour

Are our political leaders making wise decisions? Here is a driver that can affect our decisions. Personal primary needs....... If our primary needs have not been meet they affect our professional performance. #meetingourneeds #primaryneeds #paulvermes #theneedforstatus #politicsanddecisionmaking

Component Skills

Develop Component Skill The little skills that add to your overall success #buildingskill #howdoichangemyself #becomesuccessful #paulvermes #keytosuccess #askingtherealquestions

Needing Status can be a human trap

Paul Vermes

The human need for status If we have not answered the question, am I enough, or have not attained a feeling of pride in who we are, we can get hooked into having to find status through image or performance. #needforstatus #imageandselfesteem #paulvermes #howdoibecomesuccessful #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #meetmyneeds

What did you pick up from your environment growing up?

What did you pick up from your environment that has helped you become successful? #becomingsuccessful #howdoibecomesuccessful #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #gettingwhatineed

History will judge us all

History will judge us all. What do you need to be working on today, so that when your life is complete, will allow others to judge you well? #livinglifewell #livepurposeful #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #howdoibecomesuccessful #paulvermes #createasuccessfullife

Self Leadership

You can't lead others if you can't lead yourself. Our barriers or weakness show up in our leadership at home and at work. A key for success..... keep developing and growing yourself. #keysuccess #howdoichangemyself #howdoisucceed #paulvermes #keyquestion #humangrowth

Creating Safety in Communities

How do we create safety for a community? If we fight for rights or attack beliefs we will divide. If we care for one another we will find a way to walk and work together. #communitysafety #issuesdivide #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keyquestion

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Adapt and Create

Paul Vermes

We as humans have the ability to adapt. We if can adapt we can create. Here is an example. What do you need to create? #humanadaptation #createthefuture #paulvermes #keyquestion #strategicwork #keysforsuccess #howdoichangemyself

Excavating your past

If you were to do an archeological dig into your past what clues would you discover that helped form who you are. #understandyourpast #creatingasuccessfullife #learningforthefuture #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion

Your design has prepared you for success

When you know who you are you can draw on what is needed. #livingpositively #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes

Learning from your past

What did you pick up from your environment that has helped you become successful? These things can unlock your potential #becomingsuccessful #howdoibecomesuccessful #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #gettingwhatineed

Here's how you strengthen ......

Here how you strengthen your base, increase your resilience, and improve your odds for success. Invest in your social capital. #socialcapital #creatingasuccessfullife #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #askingtherightquestion

Climb up and get to the next level

 

Don't stagnant. Sometimes you have to climb over what is in front of you to get to the next level. #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #overcoming #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #changingthefuture<p>

Alignment, making the little incremental adjustments

Paul Vermes

Alignment comes from.... Making the incremental little adjustment to keep us going in the right direction. Example: a ship needs to keep adjusting its direction so it says on course. #stayoncourse #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #whatissuccess #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #keyquestion

Build skill set

Paul Vermes

Your passion when followed will lead you to build a skill set. This skill set will give you opportunity to benefit others, benefit yourself, and add enjoyment to yourself. #whatareyougoodat #developmylife #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #whatissuccess #keyquestion

You can't lead others if you can't lead yourself

Paul Vermes

You can't lead others if you can't lead yourself. We need to learn how to meet our personal needs. If we do not mature, our leadership is influenced and affected by our unmet needs. This is showing up in our political leaders. #politicsandleadership #selfleadership #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #electionoctober2019

Having the right tool or equipment

Paul Vermes

Conditions can change but if you have the right tool or equipment you can be prepared. Preparation helps you get where you need too. It's the same principle that works on a snowy road or a challenging time at work. What is a tool or skill you can add for your success? #beingprepared #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #gettingwhatineed, #howdoibecomesuccessful #howdoichangemyself

Resilience in Nature

Paul Vermes

Resilience in nature We are wired as humans to be able to overcome hardships. See the example of a snow covered cactus. #HUMANRESILIENCE #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keysforsuccess #creatingasuccessfullife

Investing more

Paul Vermes

Investing a little bit more now might make the difference in your future. What is one thing, or an area of your life you could a bit of value to? #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #whatissuccess #keyquestion #keysforsuccess

Preparation is important

Paul Vermes

This is why preparation is so important. Being prepared can make the difference between success and failure, being ready or putting things at risk. #howdoipreparemyself #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keysforsuccess #importantlifequestions #howdoibecomesuccessful

Measuring Sustainability

Paul Vermes

Sustainability Measurement: The ability to make decisions that benefit us today without putting the future at risk. Wouldn't it be great if our political leaders had to use sustainably as a measurement in their decision making process. #makingwisedecisions #electionoctober2019 #sustainablegovernment #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion

Create Change using two words

Paul Vermes

Create change by asking What And How. What do you need, or what do you want, and how do you do it or get it? By asking the what and how you empower yourself with clarity and wisdom to create change. #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #createchange #paulvermes #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #askingthewhatandhow

Creating a road map from your thoughts

PAUL VERMES

Mind map: Here is how to create a road map to success from your thoughts. Recognize what you think about, write it down, speak it out, formulate a plan, create the outcome. #howdoicreateanewlife #creatingasuccessfullife #whatissuccess #keyquestion#keysforsuccess #paulvermes #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful

How do you change?

Paul Vermes

How do you change? There are key moments where we make decisions that change our lives. If you can slow down and catch these you can watch yourself changing. Here is one of my moments. #howdoichange #strategicwork #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestions #creatingasuccessfullife

Stages of Change

Paul Vermes

Three stages of change. Frustration, pain, discomfort with what currently is. Confusing, not knowing what you want, or where you are, yet committed to not going back to where you have been . Shifting. Getting clarity, or a vision of what can be. #paulvermes #changemylife #howdoibecomesuccessful #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #becomemore #strategicwork

Politics, debt, and our nation of Canada

Paul Vermes
Politics, debt, and the nation of Canada. Is our Canadian political system operating in a wise, secure, sustainable way? Sustainability measurement : taking actions today to benefit the current generation without putting future generations at risk. We the people choose..... #sustainablegovernment #howdoesanationsucceed #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #wethepeoplechoose

Character and Competency both are needed

Paul Vermes

What you measure you manage. Why not elect leaders and politicians who have Character and Competency. Character : honest, authentic, transparent, ability to follow through on what they say. Competent: having the skill and ability to deliver or produce what is expected. #expectmorefromourleaders #characterandcompetency #paulvermes #election2019 #strategicwork

The right tool can help you be prepared

Paul Vermes

Conditions can change but if you have the right tool or equipment you can be prepared. Preparation helps you get where you need too. It's the same principle that works on a snowy road or a challenging time at work. What is a tool or skill you can add for your success? #beingprepared #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #gettingwhatineed #howdoibecomesuccessful #howdoichangemyself #strategicwork

Measure progress not perfection

Paul Vermes

Persistent, purposeful, movement will get you to your target. Remember the tortoise beats the hare. Speed isn't everything. #creatingachange #creatingyourfuture #strategicwork #creatingasuccessfullife #whatissuccess #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #thetortoiseandthehare

The 3 question gift

Paul Vermes

The what, the how, and the why.... What do you want? How are you going to get there? Why is this important to you? Three questions that inspire us and help us to move towards success. #becomingsuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #whatissuccess #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #thetortoiseandthehare #howdoichangemyself #strategicwork

Look for a mentor

Paul Vermes

A maturity step is becoming a mentor, or finding a mentor to help us develop. Main stream media, Pixar, created this as the theme for Cars 3. Benefits: By mentoring or being mentored, we get to develop and find greater vision and purpose for ourselves. #lookingforamentor #askinggreatquestions #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #paulvermes #strategicwork

Success is in the details

Paul Vermes

Success is in the details. The big picture gets you going but to be successful you need to fill in the little things, the small steps, the details. #creatingachangedlife #creatingyourfuture #creatingasuccessfullife #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #paulvermes #designyourlife #strategicwork

We need character in our elected leaders

Paul Vermes

Does SNC Lavalin operate with Character and Competency? If the jobs that are created by a corporation are obtained through corrupt practices then that is a poor business model. Definitions: Competency, our ability to produce results through our skill set. Character is how we go about producing the results. We need both character and competency for long term success. #paulvermes #strategicwork #characterandcompentency #howdoichange #keysforsuccess

A leaders integrity needs to be measured

Paul Vermes

A Politicians / Leaders work can be measured by the integrity of what is produced. Intent and Integrity key measurements for successful leaders. #measurepersonalperformance #strategicwork #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #politiciansintegrity #politicalintegrity

Being honest with yourself

Paul Vermes

To create change you need to be honest with yourself. The more truthful you are the more momentum you create. #creatingachangedlife #designyourlife #creatingyourfuture #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #whatissuccess #keyquestion #keysforsuccess, Strategicwork

What are you designing your life for?

Paul Vermes
>p>Planes are designed for flight. When you know what you want it is just a matter of designing yourself with the skills and tools needed. What are you designing your life for? #designyourlife #creatingyourfuture #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #whatissuccess #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #strategicwork

Confidence, Learning through challenges

Paul Vermes

Want Confidence? Confidence comes from experience with success. Here is why it is important to learn from your challenges. #keysucces #keyquestion #paulvermes #howdoichangemylife #howdoichangemythinking #howdoibecomesuccessful #askingtherightquestion

Change your Thinking: Here's help

Paul Vermes

Cross Pollination. Here is how we change our thinking. #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #howdoichangemythinking #keyquestion #keysucces #paulvermes #rightquestion #successlife #strategicwork

Creating a wise purposeful way of thinking

Paul Vermes

Here is how you create a wise purposeful way of thinking. Slow things down, recognize your thought processes, then build a new neurology pathway. #buildingneurologicalpathways #strategicthinking #strategicwork #achangedlife #keysforsuccess #paulvermes

Want confidence?

Paul Vermes

Want Confidence? Confidence comes from experience with success. Here is why it is important to learn from your challenges. #keysucces #keyquestion #paulvermes #howdoichangemylife #howdoichangemythinking #howdoibecomesuccessful #askingtherightquestio, strategicthinkingn

Collaborating / Cross Pollinating

Paul Vermes

Cross Pollination. Here is how we change our thinking. #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #howdoichangemythinking #keyquestion #keysucces #paulvermes #rightquestion #successlife #strategicthinking

Conscious Dicipline Thinkng

Paul Vermes

Where do you need to put your thinking? Be aware of what is important and then make the effort and time to focus your thoughts. This is conscious disciplined thinking. #strategicthinking #thinkright #howdoichangemyself #strategicwork #paulvermes #disciplinedthinking

Reduce Stress

Paul Vermes

Here is an effective way to reduce stress, Make a plan... #strategicthinking #strategicwork #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #rightquestion

Character Stands Out

Paul Vermes

Character stands out. This tree stands out. It has survived and grown healthy even in a challenging environment. #humandevelopment #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #keyquestion #strategicthinking #keysforsucces

Turning the sink in our lives into beauty

Paul Vermes

Nature has a way of turning the stinky stuff into a beautiful fragrance. This too happens in our lives. #howdoibecomesuccessful #strategicthinking #strategicwork #howdoichangemyself #keyquestion #successfullife #paulvermes #rightquestion #keysforsuccess

Vision gets us going

Paul Vermes

Vision gets us going. To have more we need to become more. Vision starts us on the journey. #becomemore #howdoibecomesuccessful #strategicthinking #stratedgicwork #askingtherightquestion #paulvermes #howdoichangemyself #keyquestions #keysforsuccess

Teams that communicate well work better

Paul Vermes

Here is an indicator by which you can measure your teams performance. Healthy, regular, conversations Teams that talk well work together well. #keysforsucces #paulvermes #keyquestion #whatisasuccessfullife #howdoichangemyself #howdoibecomesuccessful #creatingasuccessfullife #strategicwork #strategic thinking

Miracles happen in the moment

Paul Vermes

The miracle happens in the moment. Be careful not to be so focused on the future that you miss the value of today. It's in our todays that we learn, develop, and grow. #keyforsuccess #howdoichangemyself #howdoisucceed #paulvermes #keyquestion #strategicwork #strategicthinking

Learned Experience

Paul Vermes

Learned experience. Chosing to embrace and learn through our pain, struggle, failures and victories leads to our growth. This is how we, and humanity, develop and advance positively. #positivegrowth #strategicwork #strategicthinking #howdoichangemyself #paulvermes #keysforsuccess

Disciplined with Time

Paul Vermes

Using time wisely will allow you to create and build.... If your willing to put in the work. #strategicthinking #strategicwork #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife

Deciding to Change

Paul Vermes

While you may have a mental battle deciding to change......the good news is once you decide you don't need to move forward alone. #helpinghands #keyquestion #paulvermes #strategicwork #strategicthinking

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Difficulties can Align us

Paul Vermes

Without the winter we are less resistant and resistant. Difficulties, trials, and struggles can align us. #alignment #howdoichangemyself #strategicwork #strategicthinking #keysforsuccess #paulvermes

The next step.....Example from the Buffalo soldiers

Paul Vermes

Don't diminish where you are at as long as you are advancing. Here is an example. Following the civil war congress passed an act that allowed blacks and whites to serve their country for the same pay in the same regiments. While there was still struggles we learned and developed as a society. #howdoichangemyself #strategicwork #strategicthinking #buffalosoldiers #keyquestion #paulvermes #keysforsuccess

Learning from the Past

Paul Vermes

What can you learn from the past that will help you going into the future. #learning #keyquestion #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #strategicwork #strategicthinking

Looking back to go forward

Paul Vermes

Learning from your history will prepare you for your future. What do you need to learn or do different in 2020? Looking back will give you keys for your future. #keyforsuccess #howdoichangemyself #howdoi #paulvermes #strategicwork #2020 #strategicthinking

Getting Results for 2020

Paul Vermes

Get what you want for 2020. Actions produce results. Knowing what you want will help you determine the action you need take. Create your plan and action steps for 2020 #2020 #strategicthinking #keysforsuccess #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #strategicwork #strategicthinking #createaplan

Set yourself free

Paul Vermes

Here is how to set yourself free from thinking that limits you. Cultural condition and parental programming can often operate in our thinking at an unconscious level. Here is how to set yourself free. #unconsciousthinking #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #strategicwork #strategicthinking #howdoichangemyself

Expectations can affect our state

Paul Vermes

Expectations can set us up for success or they can constrict us. Here's how to recognizing your expectations so you can make adjustments in your thinking and in your responding. #goodexpecations #strategicthinking #strategicwork #paulvermes #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #goodthinking

Thinking space

Paul Vermes

Creating space in your thinking allows your heart to respond. #strategicthinking #goodthinking #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #paulvermes #creatingasuccessfullife #strategicwork

Things of Value

Paul Vermes

Things of value to us can often been seen in, or are, reflected in our surroundings. #understandingvalues #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #paulvermes #strategicwork #strategicthinking

Take the little step

Paul Vermes

Taking a little step creates change.... for yourself and for others. #change #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #paulvermes #strategicwork #strategicthinking #howdoichangemyself

Become the Champion of your life

Paul Vermes

Become the champion of your life. Either you are the champion or the victim. What creates the difference is what you chose to do. #becomeachampion #keysforsuccess #keyquestion #paulvermes #strategicwork #strategicthinking

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