The problem with motivation is how time-consuming it is, whereas if you inspire someone, maybe they’ll self-motivate themselves right into the Hall Of Fame as many of them did.
As most people at a radio station were usually at different levels, we couldn’t treat them all equally. Hey, There’s no sense trying to talk someone into becoming all they can be if they’re worried about where their next meal is coming from.
However, once some good ratings show up, all of a sudden, they love how they’re part of a winning team, and their co-workers become their best friends. (Love and Belonging)
Then when they get a title, the next thing that happens to some of them is the need to be the very best. They know how to do everything, and they know how to do it well. It’s a kind of Conscious Competence sort of thing. (Self Actualisation)
They can’t really explain how they do what they do; they just do it. It’s kind of like trying to explain how to tie your shoes or how to ride a bike. They’re gifted and operate in a state of unconscious competence.
There was no way I had time to motivate folks; they had to motivate themselves.
Not only were they two of the best in the business, but they also believed in the same kind of radio that I did.
Once I found that out, I would explain that all he had to do was follow a few simple guidelines and before he knew it he’d be buckling up in his dream car. Then, when I heard any on-air progress, I would call him up and say, “Man, I can smell the leather from here!”
Revenge may be wrong, but it sure feels right.
First, it was “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never shame me” to go down. Now Simone Biles has torn up. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win. What’s next?
For whatever reason, men seldom talk about who they’ve bedded, whereas women brag about it.
What beautiful woman has ever been intimidated by a man?
Women don’t want equal rights; what they really want is what beautiful women already have.
The thing about men is, we’re ok with being jived until we’re not.
It’s our mistakes that make us who we are.
What you think can only be used against you when you say it.
In China, they don’t watch the news because it’s propaganda. Listen up, America!
So how many countries do you suppose would elect a black president?
I love watching movies where a guy’s children become bigger than him.
The fewer the words, the larger the impact.
When sons leave home, they leave.
A great idea without action is just another idea.
I hear that it’s so hot up north that the folks are coming down here to South Florida to cool off.
When is the last time somebody defected from Russia?
Freedom ain’t free, and it also has its responsibilities.
Radio has to bottom out before it will change because the executives who run radio do it one year at a time. Their only mission is to hang on to their enormous salaries, which they do by making cuts each year. In other words, they’re not trying to fix radio.
What I don’t get is, the whole world was shut down for a year and a half, and yet Climate Change got worse?
Don’t you find it a little strange that the same old shit is still going on, but now that Trump’s not President, you don’t hear about it anymore?
Can anyone truly leave a marriage without somebody else waiting in the wings?
Politicians are pretty simple folks; they’ve for everything that gets them elected and against everything that doesn’t.
Your reputation only comes from your walkin’ the talk.
You’ll never solve the mystery of the universe by using what you already know.
Running in place gets you nowhere.
Winnipeg wins its opening game against Hamilton. Go Bombers!
Speaking of Canada, the Canadian Women just won their first gold medal ever in soccer at the Olympics.
Geo: Without guys like you, Doug, no project would ever get off the ground.
Geo: Thanks for the reads, KT.
Geo: And it did, Ken!
Geo: Sadly, I have, Jerry. Big Mama was real good to a bunch of us.
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