After a life-threatening ski accident in Colorado, doctors weren’t sure Steve H. Lawton would survive, but because of his attitude, his helmet, and a rubber chicken named Henrietta, he lives to share the wonders of positivity.
Steve holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M and an MBA from St. Edward’s University. Plus, 27 years of business experience in roles like: engineer in the Astronaut office at NASA an executive at Dell and TEDx Speaker.
Steve is the author of “Head First! A Crash Course in Positivity,” a story about how his attitude literally saved his life after the skiing accident. As well as practical advice on how to create a positive mindset, lead with positivity, and achieve better outcomes for individuals and organizations.
And if all that isn’t enough, Steve and his lovely wife Deanna have 26 years of marriage and 2 teenagers
Episode Summary: A Ski Accident Left Steve Lawton Nearly Dead, But Full of Positivity
Eight proven ways to stay positive
- Remember: Everything happens for a reason
- Focus on what you can control
- Learn to laugh in the midst of your pain
- Take smaller steps to work to a larger goal
- Know when and where to push yourself
- Invest positivity into your network
- Create a personal positivity practice
- Embrace growing pains and learn from your struggles
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Additional Items Mentioned
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families by Stephen R. Covey
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