HERO INSIGHTS

Leadership & Hero Building Insights from The HERO Builder Team

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Jeff Orr

Regenerating your Creativity.

This is a topic that hits home for me. Being a creative, I often find my creative mojo a little on the low side. I struggle to be in that flow of innovative and inspired ideas and thoughts on a consistent basis. I have found over the years that this is the norm for the

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Boyd Hamlin

I SEE you.

Do you remember playing HIDE-AND-SEEK when you were growing up? Well, maybe you still play it sometimes when you see someone at the store that you don’t want seeing you. Anyway, no matter how good of a hiding place you find to hide in or how quiet you are when the person who is IT

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Jeff Orr

Bringing back the wonder in what you do

Everyone gets jaded. I know, that statement alone demonstrates the point. But it is true! Especially in our careers. We start with the best of hope, excitement, and expectations. Then reality hits. Budgets aren’t what was planned for. Schedules get shifted. Suddenly, you’re being tasked to teach a class that you aren’t as knowledgeable in

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Jeff Orr

Relationships

It has been said that you become like the five people you hang out with the most. When I first heard that statement I was hanging out with myself (solopreneur), my wife, and my two-year old daughter. Most of my casual conversation revolved around one word answers, books about sheep and the moon, and the

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Jeff Orr

What you do really does matter.

Teaching can be such a thankless job at times. You pour into your student’s lives, trying to help them connect to the subject matter, and all your extra time and effort seems to make little difference to so many. But remember why you got into teaching in the first place. You wanted to make an

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Boyd Hamlin

Open to new ideas?

Have you ever been to the moon? Me neither! But, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, David Scott, Charles Duke and Harrison Schmitt have. Why? They were open to new ideas. Sameness could be the death of all of us! None of us are living in the movie, Groundhog Day. So, don’t act like you are! Some

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