I am…

Here’s the latest rinse of my identity. Use this as a catalyst for your thinking. Identity matters. Your identity informs your character. Are you focused on the names you call you or the ones others attempt to give you? Slow down. Reflect…

I am in Christ and Christ is in me. This is my most central identity.
I am a child of Chet and Marie, Missi’s man, and father of four.
I am a work in process.
I am chasing excellence in my domain.
I am poison and wine and so are all my relationships.
I am an athlete, artist, and entrepreneur. I’m more athlete than anything.
I am a Builder of high performing individuals, teams, and leaders.
I am a better builder than brother.
I am a lover of Porsches.
I am a cyclist and golfer.
I am a relator.
I am a student of history, belief systems, and high performance teams.
I am at my best building one on one.
I am considerate if I like you.
I am intolerant of mediocrity and laziness.
I am tough and tender – appear more tough but the reality is I am way more tender.
I am silly and serious.
I am pushy and playful.
I am a sugar addict.
I am a truth teller, not so good at hearing it unless your delivery is great.
I am someone who loves the idea of grace until someone jerks me around – then I am all about justice.
I am tuned in like an animal being stalked.
I am flat out and flat on my back.
I am all in or I am out.
I am excited about the future and still afraid of loss.
I am yet to be.
I am friend to a few. Quite a few, in fact.
I am an initiator.
I am comfortable just this side of chaos.
I am uncomfortable in crowds.
I am most comfortable in jeans and tees.
I am someone who likes to play with fire but only if I’m the one with the matches.
I am a writer, not an author.
I am a foodie thanks to Miss.
I am most peaceful in MOT (moments of truth), it’s the everydayness that freaks me out.
I am ccd and prone to make people cry.
I am a perpetual learner and student of human nature. I understand your nature better than mine.
I am learning the way of love. God, help me.
I am a competitor.
I am a kid in an aging body.
I am strong in my CORE and focused on OPUS.
I am a CORE centered and still working on the self control thing – good at persist, not so great at resist.
I am not satisfied winning. Mastery is my aim.
I am obsessed.
I am intense.
I am impatient.
I am Toto – do not try to put me back in my basket (it won’t happen).
I am an American.
I am a Jayhawker and becoming a Buckeye.
I am a pickle, right Miss?
I am joy filled.
I am a feeler and thinker, in that order.
I am blessed beyond belief. Actually, I am blessed by belief.
I am on the road less traveled with family, friends, fellow Builders, and clients.
I am transforming from a lone toward all ONE – one L of a difference.
I am not who you think I am, nor who I think I am. I am what I repeatedly do. I am becoming more who I am. God, help me…

2 thoughts on “I am…

  1. That’s beautiful. I’m so thankful for who you are Chet, and that you have let me be pulled close in your life. I really like the buckeye part too…

    Sent from my iPhone


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