Day 3 – 11:43 p.m. – I should probably take my own advice and follow the "early to bed, early to rise " idea. I feel I am doing a bit better but still…
Today was a great day. I was able to get quite a bit done at work, mostly getting organized. I did have an interesting conversation with one of my employees who, sorry to say, is probably on his way out. The problem is Attitude!
President Monson has this to say about a positive attitude :
We can lift ourselves, and others as well, when we refuse to remain in the realm of negative thought and cultivate within our hearts an attitude of gratitude. If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.
It was tough today – I went to discuss a plan of attack for helping this employee make better money and left feeling like "What is this guy thinking?" It’s hard to say specifically what he said or did – the overall feel was just negative. It felt like he was drilling me on what the company is going to do to get out of this economic situation the entire world was in. When I didn’t know the exact answer, he seemed disappointed or something.
I know my attitude can be better too. If I’m secure in what I’m doing, comments like these will not bother me as they did. If I go in with a positive attitude, hopefully that can rub off on those I work with.
Unfortunately though, for this employee, the attitude has always been there and is a "virus" that can spread throughout my division if I don’t confront it head on. I pray that I can take the necessary steps and do what is best for the company and our other employees.
I had a fun time today, when I got home from work, playing with Caleb and Madi and the new soccer goal and ball that the Easter bunny brought them. Caleb is a left-footer and seems to really like soccer. Madi just picks up the ball right now and screams if Caleb tries to take it away 🙂 I love my family so much and am so blessed to be a part of their lives. Becky is 27 weeks pregnant (a multiple of 3) with our third child. We’re both excited about that and feel this child is one of the biggest miracles.
Caleb and Madi are miracles too but this one didn’t require any clomid.
Well, Day 3 is almost over. I’m excited to keep this challenge going and hope to make my post tomorrow a bit earlier.