Here’s What Mom Doesn’t Realize
This article was adopted from a popular post I authored exactly one year ago today, entitled One Word For Mom. You can read the original here. My one word has not changed – in fact, I am even more passionate about it.
Once again, with Mother’s Day weekend upon us, I have given time and thought to my one word to describe Mom. Not only my Mom and my wife (Mom to our children), but all Moms.
Sacrifice might be what Mom does, but it’s not the outcome.
Thus, once again, my one word for Mom is potential.
If a leader is a ‘dealer in hope’, than a mother is a ‘dealer in potential’.
While she is striving, day in and day out, to balance multi-directional demands with the ultimate mission to help her children realize their potential, what she doesn’t realize or get enough credit for is how close she’s getting to her own.
To my incredible Mother, amazing Wife (Mom to our children) and all of you who are called to be ‘Mom’, not only am I proud of the person you are, but more importantly, the person you have become.
Happy Mother’s Day!
What’s your one word for Mom?
Founder Todd Garreston
With over 15 years of experience leading market share growth initiatives of top consumer brands in Fortune 500 and privately-held business environments, Todd Garretson advises and helps organizations identify new growth potential, craft strategy that moves people to action and enhance overall performance.
Having a passion for helping people and organizations to unlock dormant growth potential, Todd writes and speaks for audiences in three core areas: business growth strategy, leadership and personal / professional growth.
Residing in Atlanta, GA with his wife, Lauri, and their four children, weekends and free time are spent with family, coaching youth sports, and sharing his passion for fitness and nutrition.