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Three Little Words

There was a blog called “In 3 words” that would pose a question and then ask people to submit their three word response.  A typical question was:  “What’s the last thing that made you want to tear your hair out? ” —  which elicited responses like, ‘my older daughter’ and ‘bosses bad day’.

One of my favorite bloggers, Chris Brogan, took the concept and suggested that people use the idea to come up with 3 words that will be their guiding pillars for the year. Yes, I know it’s March, but it’s never too late to get a new lease on personal and professional growth.  For 2011 — his 3 words are:  package, reinvest, flow. Not inspiring to me personally but I’ll bet they are helping Chris focus. Here are some of the submissions this post elicited:

  • Smile, Fight, Create
  • Get OUT There!
  • Challenge, Empower, Collaborate
  • Passion, Confidence, Balance
  • Pleasure, People, Publish, Practice (Louise can’t seem to follow rules!)
  • Integrity, Wisdom, Patience

My 3 words are: This One Day. My goal for 2011 is to conscious of the day, every day as I live it. That includes paying attention to my surroundings and the people I come in contact with as well as accomplishing my daily work. Looking forward to hearing about your 3 words.


2 Responses
  • Cynthia Barton
    March 17, 2011

    My three words: Engage. Inspire. Sustain.

  • Deborah
    March 17, 2011

    thank Cindy – great words to live by!

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