We are all a little weird.
We have weird little hang-ups, issues, perspectives, routines, methods, ideas, or mannerisms.
We see the world in a different way that feels weird to the average person.
We were told to try to be more normal. To go with the crowd.
We were compared to the average.
We were encouraged to be more like someone else.
We stopped doing that weird thing.
We stopped having those weird ideas.
We stopped that weird belief that we could make a difference, make an impact, make the world a better place.
Sometimes we get shaken up.
Something happens to shift our world.
We start to long for our lives to return to normal.
Sometimes normal feels like the easy or safe option.
Am I trying to get back to normal?
Nope, back to weird.
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Published by Carl Weber
Carl Weber, is the owner and founder of Carl Weber Consulting, a consulting group that helps businesses, non-profits, and individuals understand themselves, hire and manage well, and become great leaders. Carl worked in local government for more than ten years, as the Town Administrator of a few towns in NH. Once upon a time he was a search and rescue swimmer for the US Navy.
Carl holds Bachelors’ Degrees in Political Science & Community Development and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy. Carl is a Certified Professional Behavioral Analyst (CPBA) and Certified Professional Motivators Analyst (CPMA).
Carl regularly teaches on human factors and the relationship of behavior and leadership styles, as well as motivation, coaching, leadership challenges, and failing as a leader. His passion is to help leaders in their lifelong journey to finish well, to combat and work with their inner voice, and to live a meaningful story worth reading.
Carl lives in Southern New Hampshire with his wife Amanda and together they are raising a small tribe of four young (somewhat crazy) women with the goal of unleashing them on the world to change it for the better.
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