Gems: The Good Stuff

Motivation and Mantras

Original

I want _______, but I want change more

Everything’s a toy if you try hard enough.

Borrowed

I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul

No matter where you go, there you are

Kill the bear!

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The Big Songs

Get Better: Dan le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip

Strategies

Don’t wait for The Thing to come. Save yourself!

Start every volunteer commitment with an exit strategy

Tactics

Flow to the door

Try Sprints

Check in and check out of your day 

Have a nightly checklist