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Share Your Stage With Those Around You

Towards the end of a Dance Floor Theory Orientation Keytalk, I introduce the students to one of our Swift Kick core values which is, “Feed Your Butterflies.” I challenge the students to come up with one butterfly they are going to feed as they start their college career. Then I invite them share with the group.

The student pictured above, from NYIT, stood up and said he has a lot of anxiety around being in front of crowds. So I naturally invited him on stage to take this selfie with me :-).

As I continue to elevate myself to higher levels of success, I love nothing more than to share my “stage” with those around me so we can all reach the top together. Bringing him on stage was a small action on my part, but could be a big moment for him.

Everyone in leadership positions should share their stage more often and help elevate those around them to higher levels of success. Do you live in a world of scarcity or abundance? The perspective makes all the difference.

Tom Krieglstein
Tom Krieglstein
Tom started his first business, an online retail store, as a junior in college which he grew to $1.5 million dollars in annual sales. Through his second company, Swift Kick, Tom has spoken to over half a million leaders around the US and the world including South Korea, Indonesia, and Bermuda. Tom was named the #1 leadership speaker an unprecedented 5 years. He’s a TEDx speaker, Guinness World Record holder, and has co-authored the award winning book “First Year Student to First Year Success.”And on a personal note, Tom lives in New York City, was named after a cat, and loves peanut butter.