Afternoon Briefing Tuesday 19th September

    enSeptember 19, 2023

    Podcast Summary

    • Accountability and Consequences: Awareness and ActionRecognizing past mistakes and taking responsibility can lead to positive change, while neglecting accountability can result in severe consequences, as seen in Russell Brand's YouTube channel, the Sara Sharif murder trial, and the increase in potentially dangerous consequences in schools.

      Accountability and consequences are crucial, whether in business or personal matters. In the news, Russell Brand's YouTube channel was taken down due to allegations of past sexual misconduct. Georgina Bailey, a former partner of Brand's, encouraged victims to come forward and make amends. Meanwhile, three family members are facing trial for the murder of 10-year-old Sara Sharif. The number of schools with potentially dangerous concrete structures has increased, and the government is pushing for mandatory safe staffing levels in various sectors, including healthcare. These stories highlight the importance of acknowledging past actions and ensuring safety and accountability for all.

    • Strikes prioritize life-threatening issues, aging population calls for better strategyDoctor strikes prioritize emergencies, aging population needs better management strategy, eco-friendly Mother's Day gifts from Osea, look for no-brainer business decisions

      The ongoing strike by consultants and junior doctors, while causing delays and cancellations in non-time-critical services, ensures that life-threatening issues are addressed during the Christmas period. Meanwhile, the aging population in the UK is growing rapidly, with a 127-fold increase in centenarians since the last century, leading to calls for a better strategy to manage this demographic shift. In other news, Roger Whittaker, a renowned British folk singer, passed away last week at the age of 87. This Mother's Day, consider gifting or treating yourself to Osea's limited edition, eco-friendly skin care sets. The brand, founded and led by women, offers two sets designed to provide spa-like results at home. Lastly, when making business decisions, look for the no-brainers to ensure the best outcomes for your company.

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    Have you ever known anyone who believes they have it all figured out and can't be corrected? Do you have any players like that? Are you like that? Here is the quote to get in front of those people and then discuss with them what it means to help them finally figure out how they are hurting themselves and their teams with the attitude they are displaying. Check out the episode to hear my ideas on the quote to then turn around and use with your teams, friends, fellow coaches, and possibly, yourself.

    For more information to help you on your road to becoming your best, check us out at SlamDunkSuccess.com or email me at scott@slamdunksuccess.com.

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