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Small Minds Talk About People, Great Minds Discuss Ideas

Posted by Aaron Walker on Mar 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

I heard the saying years ago that small minds talk about people and great minds talk about ideas. It is very true! We need to stop talking negative and talk about people. Quit blowing our own whistle, boasting or bragging. We need to start talking about ideas, talking about sharing and helping. A mindset of something like, "How can I help you? What can I do to take you to the next level? What can I do to introduce you to the right person?". Be a part of the solution not part of the problem.

 

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Daddy, Can We Play?

Posted by Aaron Walker on Feb 8, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Great habits and good company have a way of turning times like this from tragedy to triumph.

While I was working on the new personal assessment that I'm putting together for our community. When I was reading through the family section, it kind of touched me, my own heart. I started thinking about my own family, and my daughters and my grandkids.

Guys, listen, I want you to lean in. Family is the most important dynamic of what we deal with each and everyday. I am all fired up about making money. I love to make money. I never want to take away from making more money today. Don't hear me wrong. I'm not saying making money's wrong. I want you to go make all the money that you can. Absolutely. What I don't want you to do is do it at the expense of your family.
And what's difficult for some of you guys to hear right now is you're young, you've got a lot of financial obligations and responsibilities ahead of you. I know you're torn. I get it man. Listen, believe me, for 40 years I've been getting that. I understand it. But some of you guys are doing this success thing at the expense of your children.

Anybody can be a father but it takes a real man to be a daddy. I want you to build those boundaries. And be careful. When you come home at night and your little Billy or Susie says, "Daddy can we play?" Man shut those electronics off and go out in the yard and play with those kids. They never ever will ask you "Hey Daddy, how much money did you make today?" They don't care. What they want is your time and listen. Spend the time with them. Don't cheat them out of the most important part of your day.
Don't come home exhausted. Man up and go out there an play with those kids. And I promise you the returns on that time invested will be invaluable.

Don't waste your whole life coming home one day with a pocketful of money to a house full of strangers.
When you get old like me, fat and bald headed, you can look back and not have regrets.

Again, make all the money you can but man when those kids come up to you and say "Daddy can we go out and play?" Just answer "Yes, I'm on my way!"

 

 

Topics: Motivation, Accountability, Character, Masterminds, Family, Balance, Relationships, Success, Significance, Priorities, Parenting, Commitment, Discipline, Clarity, Reputation, Development, Decisions, Encourage, Encouragement, Leadership, Father, Father Figure, Advice, Expectation, Legacy, Personality

I'll Stay Just The Way I Am. The Truth Is, It's Too Difficult To Change.

Posted by Aaron Walker on Jan 26, 2021 9:30:00 AM

What is it in your life that you see too difficult to change?

I am not asking anybody to change your personality. But there are things in life that you need to change to be successful, to be that guy that encourages, to take that opportunity to change somebody's life through words of affirmation and encouragement.

There are things in life we need to change and give up but instead of changing, we want people to adapt the way you do things, the way you see the world, the way you want to do it!

Truth is, there are a lot of selfishness in us today. We don't want to change because we want it our way.


We have to be willing to listen, adjust, turn, sway, bend a little bit. We need to evaluate our life and be a little more pliable. It's hard to change but we can do it. Don't be that grumpy guy that says "It's just the way I am!"

Go to heights that you never dream possible as a result of altering, changing and pivoting!

 

Topics: Character, Masterminds, Community, Relationships, Success, Significance, Priorities, Discipline, Clarity, Reputation, Development, Decisions, Encourage, Encouragement, Influence, Personality

How To Respond in Every Situation

Posted by Aaron Walker on Jan 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The best asset you could possibly have is the way we respond.

Yesterday I went to a local medical supply company to buy a little device that I needed. When I walked in I greeted the receptionist good morning and asked how she was and her respond was "Thanks, could be better here but I'm just telling you it's just not gonna be a good day I can already tell!" And I thought öh my gosh! Who is the world they got at the reception!" But she still proceeded to tell me things I didn't have to know. This lady just can't wait to tell me the problem.

You know what I did next? I did not respond. I did not say anything.

If her respond could have been different, it could have been positive I just started laughing inside.


Is that you? Are you like the receptionist? Always looking for an opportunity to pounce on any opportunity that you can to get a word out and cut somebody? To make somebody feel less than so you'll feel better about yourself? Are you that person that sits in the water cooler always talking about this and that?

Lift those people up! It will change the dynamics of your conversation. It changes the air. It changes the attitude. Opportunity starts knocking in! Look for every opportunity to edify, lift up, encourage and watch what happens in your spirit for you personally. Listen, the money will come! I promise you. It will come if you change your attitude. This very day, choose what kind of attitude you're going to bring in any situation that you're in. Go out there and enjoy your family and have a great time!

 

Topics: Character, Community, Relationships, Significance, Priorities, Tips, Discipline, Clarity, Reputation, Development, Self Development, Decisions, Crossroads, Encouragement, Leadership, Guide, Communication, Advice, Personality

You Will Never Be An Effective Influencer If You Are A Chameleon. How Do I Know Who I'm Speaking With?

Posted by Aaron Walker on Jan 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Are you a chameleon? Do you change your color based on your surroundings because you want to be liked by your peers, the people around you? Would you rather agree with the majority even if it's not the right thing to do? Or are you a thought leader who's not afraid to stand alone? I was told before, always be willing to stand alone if you are convicted that you're making the right decision. I don't like chameleons! I don't like people who stick their finger in the air first before making a decision.

 

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