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Hi. My name is Tyler,
and I have a story.

I’m hell bent on building a great company by igniting spirit @ work… :

When I was a kid I stayed on this farm for a summer.  The woman watching me put me on this giant horse that took off running the moment I got on, my first time ever.

That damn horse ran for miles.

Eventually I got thrown off and I was bruised, bloody and shaking scared.   Moments after I could breath again, she forced me ( literally ) to get back on that horse and ride again. Dripping with blood and shaking so bad I could hardly hold on, I learned how to keep going.

I’ve kept going a while now…  building things, first building and rebuilding myself and my own thinking, then building teams and now companies.  I’ve blown it BAD.  And, I’ve nailed it a few times too.   It’s amazing, like a puzzle, figuring out what works and what doesn’t.   That horse ride prepared me well– I’ve kept going long after many others jumped off.

Thru it all, I remain completely devoted to a core belief that happy, radiantly joyful and kind people will always win.

Period.

It’s at the basis of what we do everyday, it’s my intention with every interaction, every decision.

As I keep going, I’ve been gathering some of the things that really work for me, the things that I’ve found matter more than anything else:

  • Be good team mates
  • Be good Friends.
  • Be good neighbors.
  • Say how we feel, in front of each other.
  • Laugh and smile with kindness.
  • Acknowledge accomplishments, authentically.
  • Don’t worry about what other people think of you.
  • Whisper wisely, and understand its impact.
  • Assume goodness as baseline.
  • Be authentic in our delivery of information and be mindful of spin.
  • Have pride in who we are.
  • Represent the passion for this business rigorously.
  • Honor that this is what I love.
  • Invest in, instead of giving up your energy
  • Pursue personal, business and worldly growth at all costs, with everything you’ve got.
  • Always, always sweep your side of the street.
  • Travel to every corner of the world to improve who you are.
  • Rest when you’re tired, then get back up and keep moving.
  • Be in the best of health.
  • Do whatever it takes to ignite continued passion.
  • Continue to perfect systems.
  • Be rigorously honest.
  • Be direct.
  • Secure your position in this industry.
  • Don’t ever give up.
  • Surround yourself with vibrant, alive, fun, successful people.
  • Show everyone how to be millionaires.
  • Find ways to honor and multiply everyone’s strengths and dreams
  • Don’t stay stuck.
  • Get over the past.
  • Deeply listen everyday.
  • Breathe deeply
  • Change your mind, be proud of it.
  • Honor your mood, good and bad
  • Allow words to express your emotions
  • Honor privacy
  • Make money and be proud of it.
  • Take time off.
  • Don’t justify your position all the time.
  • Love what you do.
  • Honor that you already are kind and sincere
  • Honor that you’re excellent at what you do
  • Honor that you love to give
  • Honor that you’re passionate
  • Honor that you love growth
  • Honor the mistakes, and look forward to future ones.
  • Some things are just life
  • Things will be better
  • Things will be worse

Tyler’s Related thoughts on spirit at work:

Right Livelihood: why money  and big business are essential to a spiritual practice

The benefits of transparency 

Other thoughts from around the world:

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and check out  the bible of books on building something amazing:

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  • Tyler Lewke

    bla bla bla how does this work? haha

  • Tyler Lewke

    oh, I see it now on the bottom, cool