Call Out the Good

I have been watching the Sochi 2014 Olympics quite a bit, no shocker I imagine.  I noticed how eager myself, my Facebook circle and the world really, are to share the ‘good stuff’.  The stories of the Canadian Coach that helped a Russian skier who broke a ski by giving him one of ours so he could finish the race, because they work too hard for too long not to at minimum finish.  And the other Canadian speed skater who gave up his position in the 1000m race because he knew his teammate was better suited, but had lost his opportunity due a fall in another race.  Denny took silver in that race, the Russian finished with integrity and the Canadians are heroes. 

So that got me thinking, we celebrate goodness.  We celebrate the ‘right’ thing loudly and it made me wonder if maybe we just don’t see a lot of the goodness around us?  Or maybe we don’t celebrate enough? 

As Canadians we will champion those do-gooders.  We will spread the word, we will proudly talk about them and we will hold them up as an example of good.  Admittedly, the Olympics are a pretty good stage to showcase ‘goodness’, but what about in your own backyard?  What if we celebrated the average Joe or Josephine’s goodness?  What if we looked around and held up people in our everyday life that did a good thing? 
Think about it, if you are a leading a team and remember your team can be your family, your colleagues, your friends, your staff or your organization, what if you remarked at their ‘goodness’ daily?  Weekly?  Of course, this means you have to pay attention and you have to notice in order to be able to call out the ‘good’. 
Here’s what I think; I think it would breed other goodness.  I think people would notice you noticed and want to be noticed too.  I think it would be contagious.  I think you would start seeing and hearing your team remark at the goodness they noticed, and better yet I think people would be on the hunt for opportunities to be good, because it feels good to ‘do good’.  From an early age we are encouraged to do the right thing, whether it’s peeing on the potty or not hitting our sibling.  And like a lot of things in our childhood or youth, we have a tendency to stop celebrating.
Listen, we love to celebrate the right thing, when people display a willingness and courage to do what is right, even when it means giving up something they want very badly, is selfless.  And the world loves selfless.  Good doesn’t have to be big. 
It can be simple or it can be hard, it’s a choice.  You can think it’s too much work and you can get bitter if no one seems grateful for your shout outs.  Or you can seek joy in celebrating the good you witness and understand that the gratitude and the contagion may take consistency to become habitual and dispersible.  When you see the opportunity to do the right thing, do it.  When you see someone do the right thing, mention it. 

  • Football Solutions Women's Under-17 - Belgium-Serbia - Statistics
    Posted at 16:47h, 08 November

    Ukraine have appointed legendary former AC Milan and Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko as their new head coach following their disappointing performance at Euro 2016.  Former AC Milan and Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko named Ukraine boss as 111-cap legend takes first leap into management

  • André Schürrle (Chelsea FC)
    Posted at 05:34h, 21 November

    RICHARD GIBSON AT BRAMALL LANE: Billy Sharp has a distinct sense of timing when it comes to facing his former club, Leeds United, and it ensured he stole the limelight on Saturday. Sheffield United 2-1 Leeds United: Billy Sharp hits brace to win against ex-club in Paul Heckingbottom’s first game

  • Hulk (FC Zenit) & Yuri Zhirkov (FC Dinamo Moskva)
    Posted at 13:52h, 24 November

    Fulham are planning a summer move for Brentford midfielder Toumani Diagouraga. The 27-year-old was voted player of the year by fans at Griffin Park. Fulham plan swoop for Brentford’s Player of the Year Toumani Diagouraga

  • NFL Jerseys Outlet
    Posted at 07:48h, 20 April

    fwpvyqcwvm,Definitely believe that which you said. Your favourite justification appeared to be on the net the simplest thing to remember of.

  • Cheap NFL Jerseys
    Posted at 12:22h, 29 April

    n paper, Joe Biden has about as many advantages as a presidential candidate could want. A former vice president, he has national name recognition, a strong connection to a popular former president, longstanding ties to major donors, good relations with Republican lawmakers and the top spot in most recent polls.

  • Cheap Yeezy Boost
    Posted at 05:05h, 30 April

    Raja’s lawyers have appealed to have the conviction overturned.

  • gamefly
    Posted at 12:34h, 04 May

    Thanks for a marvelous posting! I really enjoyed reading it,
    you could be a great author. I will be sure to bookmark your blog and will come back later
    in life. I want to encourage you to continue your great posts, have a nice afternoon!

  • Air Jordan 12 Gym Red
    Posted at 08:39h, 05 May

    That happened to Senator Sanders yesterday, and I’m calling it out,” she continued. “In what world? You don’t boo folks for that. And I don’t care if it was somebody who I didn’t care about their policies, if they stood up with the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes and sheroes, we need to shout that out.

  • gamefly free trial
    Posted at 09:26h, 05 May

    Wow, superb blog layout! How long have you been blogging
    for? you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is wonderful,
    let alone the content!

  • Pandora Rings
    Posted at 10:43h, 05 May

    I’m not out here to prove to these dudes that I’m the hardest mother—— in the league because they cussed at me on the court. But they know where I’m from and what I’m about. This Oakland. But I don’t take s— personal. My goal is to get the win.

  • gamefly free trial
    Posted at 06:44h, 06 May

    Hello there! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after checking through some of the post I realized
    it’s new to me. Nonetheless, I’m definitely happy I found it and I’ll be bookmarking and checking back often!

  • Nike
    Posted at 06:41h, 07 May

    Moscow, despite heavy sanctions and an economy that has certainly seen better days, keeps pumping out new combat systems one after another–items like new tanks, submarines, nuclear weapons platforms and more.

  • minecraft download for free
    Posted at 13:52h, 08 May

    You really make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which I
    think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very
    broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next post,
    I will try to get the hang of it!

  • download minecraft
    Posted at 01:04h, 09 May

    Oh my goodness! Awesome article dude! Thanks, However I
    am having difficulties with your RSS. I don’t know why I can’t join it.

    Is there anyone else having identical RSS problems? Anyone that knows the solution can you
    kindly respond? Thanks!!

  • minecraft free download
    Posted at 13:02h, 09 May

    Hello just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your
    content seem to be running off the screen in Safari. I’m not sure if this is a formatting
    issue or something to do with browser compatibility but
    I figured I’d post to let you know. The design look great though!
    Hope you get the issue fixed soon. Many thanks

  • pandora outlet
    Posted at 13:11h, 09 May

    “I didn’t see fatigue (in Game 5),” Kerr said. “I just saw a lack of urgency, and you can’t win a playoff game without urgency. It’s not that easy.”

  • minecraft download for free
    Posted at 01:32h, 12 May

    I love looking through a post that will make people think.
    Also, thanks for allowing me to comment!

  • g
    Posted at 05:52h, 12 May

    I delight in, result in I discovered exactly what I was looking for.
    You’ve ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a nice day.


  • g
    Posted at 06:11h, 12 May

    You actually make it seem so easy with your
    presentation but I find this topic to be actually
    something that I think I would never understand.
    It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I’m looking forward for your next
    post, I’ll try to get the hang of it!

  • g
    Posted at 13:35h, 13 May

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts about g. Regards

  • minecraft free download pc
    Posted at 04:33h, 14 May

    I needed to thank you for this wonderful read!! I definitely loved
    every bit of it. I have got you book-marked to check out new
    things you post…

  • minecraft download free pc
    Posted at 02:46h, 15 May

    obviously like your web site however you need to take a look at the spelling on quite
    a few of your posts. Several of them are rife with spelling
    problems and I in finding it very troublesome to inform the truth then again I’ll certainly come back again.

  • mojang minecraft download
    Posted at 03:21h, 16 May

    This is a topic that is near to my heart… Best wishes!

    Where are your contact details though?

  • download minecraft free
    Posted at 16:50h, 17 May

    These are genuinely great ideas in on the topic of blogging.
    You have touched some fastidious things here. Any way keep up wrinting.

  • Cheap Sports Jerseys
    Posted at 03:44h, 19 May
  • Cheap NFL Jerseys
    Posted at 05:09h, 27 May
  • Køb Fodboldtrøjer børn
    Posted at 04:18h, 29 May

    I love it when people come together and share opinions.

    Great site, stick with it! Køb Fodboldtrøjer børn

  • Dallas Cowboys Jerseys
    Posted at 14:56h, 29 May

    bezcawvz,Thanks for sharing such an amazing blog. I am so happy found this informative blog.

  • Nike Outlet Store
    Posted at 02:20h, 04 June
  • Nike Pegasus
    Posted at 03:22h, 08 June

    zxqcygwjvv,Thanks for ones marvelous posting! I actually enjoyed reading it, you will be a great author.I will always bookmark your blog and will ikqhcou,come back from now on. I want to encourage that you continue your great writing, have a nice afternoon!

  • gamefly free trial 2019 coupon
    Posted at 09:56h, 10 June

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article writer for your weblog.

    You have some really great posts and I think I would
    be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write some articles for your blog in exchange for a link back
    to mine. Please blast me an e-mail if interested.

  • here
    Posted at 18:21h, 12 June

    I simply want to say I’m all new to blogging and site-building and seriously liked this web page. Most likely I’m want to bookmark your website . You certainly have excellent article content. With thanks for sharing your webpage.

  • Nike React Element 87
    Posted at 12:27h, 15 June
  • Travis Scott Air Jordan 1
    Posted at 06:13h, 16 June

    qgcovb New Yeezy,A very good informative article. I’ve bookmarked your website and will be checking back in future!

  • John Deere Diagnostic and Test Manuals
    Posted at 09:20h, 16 June

    Perhaps you should also a put a forum site on your blog to increase reader interaction..*.’~

  • Pandora UK
    Posted at 18:55h, 16 June
  • Roderick Boroff
    Posted at 20:04h, 16 June

    ROFL, that thing is so funny. Im heading to share that.

  • Yeezys
    Posted at 07:20h, 18 June

    kmxbfs,Hi there, just wanted to say, I liked this article. It was helpful. Keep on posting!

  • plenty of fish dating site
    Posted at 22:23h, 21 June

    Very nice post. I simply stumbled upon your weblog and wished to mention that I’ve truly
    enjoyed surfing around your blog posts. In any case I will be subscribing
    to your rss feed and I am hoping you write again very soon!

  • On page SEO Expert
    Posted at 04:01h, 24 June

    I think this is among the most important information for me. And i am glad reading your article. But want to remark on some general things, The website style is perfect, the articles is really nice : D. Good job, cheers

  • Best SEO Expert
    Posted at 04:38h, 24 June

    After I initially commented I clicked the -Notify me when new feedback are added- checkbox and now each time a remark is added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any means you possibly can take away me from that service? Thanks!

  • Nike Air Zoom
    Posted at 11:32h, 25 June
  • Nike Outlet Store Online Shopping
    Posted at 06:27h, 26 June
  • Nike Outlet
    Posted at 17:47h, 28 June

    revetgjqirp,This website truly has alll of the information and facts I wanted about this subject and didn?t know who to ask.

  • Jeffrey Mccleskey
    Posted at 09:38h, 29 June

    Please let me know if you’re looking for a article author for your blog. You have some really great articles and I believe I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d absolutely love to write some material for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please send me an e-mail if interested. Cheers!

  • Heriberto Fago
    Posted at 01:48h, 30 June

    I certainly did not realize that. Learnt something new right now! Thanks for that.

  • Top Down Bottom Up Cellular Shades Lowes
    Posted at 05:07h, 01 July

    Hi there would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re using? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different internet browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot faster then most. Can you suggest a good web hosting provider at a honest price? Thanks, I appreciate it!

  • Vashti Asmar
    Posted at 12:37h, 01 July

    I’m having a small issue I cant seem to be able to subscribe your rss feed, I’m using google reader by the way.

    Posted at 16:50h, 01 July

    Thank you for the auspicious writeup. It in reality used to be
    a enjoyment account it. Glance advanced to more added agreeable from you!
    However, how can we communicate?

  • Adidas Yeezy 500
    Posted at 18:25h, 04 July
  • Jose Speake
    Posted at 00:12h, 07 July

    Yay google is my world beater aided me to find this outstanding site! .

  • Lucio Ebbesen
    Posted at 13:26h, 08 July

    I am usually to blogging i really appreciate your posts. This great article has really peaks my interest. Let me bookmark your website and maintain checking for brand new information.

  • Yi Roughen
    Posted at 18:03h, 09 July

    I am usually to blogging i really appreciate your posts. This great article has really peaks my interest. Let me bookmark your website and maintain checking for brand new information.

  • quest bars cheap
    Posted at 23:55h, 10 July

    Hi there would you mind stating which blog platform you’re using?
    I’m looking to start my own blog soon but I’m having a hard time choosing between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs
    and I’m looking for something completely unique. P.S Sorry for being off-topic but I had
    to ask!

  • Stacee Wicks
    Posted at 13:31h, 11 July

    This will be the right blog for anyone who really wants to discover this topic. You realize a great deal its almost challenging to argue to you (not that I actually would want…HaHa). You definitely put a whole new spin over a topic thats been written about for several years. Fantastic stuff, just great!

  • Reinaldo Dicke
    Posted at 15:44h, 13 July

    An fascinating discussion is worth comment. I think that it is best to write extra on this topic, it won’t be a taboo topic however usually people are not enough to talk on such topics. To the next. Cheers

  • plenty of fish dating site
    Posted at 07:07h, 15 July

    Your means of telling everything in this article is truly fastidious, all can effortlessly understand it, Thanks
    a lot.

  • Faytech North America - Manufacturer for Touch Screen Monitors and PCs
    Posted at 08:10h, 15 July

    Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at, 121 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, +1 646 205 3214

  • Yeezy 350
    Posted at 17:39h, 15 July
  • imp source
    Posted at 20:28h, 15 July

    It can be near not possible to see well-informed individuals on this niche, fortunately you come across as like you fully understand what you’re raving about! Thank You

  • John Deere Diagnostic and Test Manuals
    Posted at 06:01h, 16 July

    While i in the beginning commented I clicked on the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and then each time a short review is newly added I get a couple of messages with the exact same thoughts. Maybe there is in any manner you can easily eliminate me from that program? Many thanks!

  • how to get help in windows 10
    Posted at 12:48h, 16 July

    Great article. I will be facing some of these issues as well..

  • how to get help in windows 10
    Posted at 19:15h, 17 July

    Do you have a spam problem on this site; I also am a blogger, and I was wondering your situation; we have developed some nice methods and we are looking to trade
    methods with others, be sure to shoot me an email if interested.

  • plenty of fish dating site
    Posted at 13:42h, 18 July

    Hi! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with Search Engine Optimization? I’m trying to get my
    blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing
    very good results. If you know of any please share.

  • how to get help in windows 10
    Posted at 09:03h, 21 July

    Great web site you have here.. It’s difficult to find high-quality
    writing like yours these days. I seriously appreciate people like you!
    Take care!!

  • plenty of fish dating site
    Posted at 05:52h, 24 July

    I think the admin of this web site is actually working
    hard in favor of his web page, for the reason that here every information is quality based information.

  • Nike Outlet Store Online Shopping
    Posted at 19:26h, 30 July
  • plenty of fish
    Posted at 20:09h, 31 July

    We are a bunch of volunteers and opening a new scheme
    in our community. Your site provided us with valuable information to work on. You have performed an impressive task and our whole group will likely be thankful to you.

  • Candace Winsor
    Posted at 00:00h, 03 August

    Keep on working, great job!|

  • Marco Manson
    Posted at 20:25h, 03 August

    Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read anything such as this prior to. So nice to locate somebody with many original ideas on this subject. realy i appreciate you for starting this up. this fabulous website is one area that is needed online, someone with a bit of originality. helpful purpose of bringing a new challenge towards web!

  • Yeezys
    Posted at 18:19h, 05 August
  • 부산출장안마
    Posted at 05:30h, 07 August

    I think everything wrote was actually very logical.
    However, think on this, what if you were to create a awesome title?
    I mean, I don’t want to tell you how to run your website, but suppose you added
    a headline that makes people want more? I mean LaBuick & Co |
    Call Out the Good is a little boring. You could look at Yahoo’s home
    page and watch how they create post titles to grab people interested.
    You might add a related video or a pic or two to grab people excited about everything’ve written. Just my opinion, it might bring your posts a little livelier.

  • plenty of fish dating site
    Posted at 12:37h, 14 August

    Hello to every body, it’s my first go to see of this webpage; this web site consists of remarkable and really fine stuff designed for visitors.

  • descargar facebook
    Posted at 11:41h, 19 August

    I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your
    website. It’s a very easy on the eyes which
    makes it much more pleasant for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your
    theme? Great work!

  • Adidas Yeezy
    Posted at 11:23h, 21 August
  • past lives regression test
    Posted at 06:09h, 23 August

    This page makes me think of the other comment I found earlier

  • Enedina Benoff
    Posted at 08:00h, 04 September

    사설바둑이 so funny 마패게임

  • minecraft games
    Posted at 10:25h, 05 September

    This is a topic that’s near to my heart… Take care! Exactly where are your contact details though?

  • ETIAS Visa
    Posted at 11:59h, 06 September

    I have been browsing online more than three hours today, yet I never
    found any interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth
    enough for me. In my view, if all web owners and bloggers made good content
    as you did, the web will be a lot more useful than ever before.

  • quest bars cheap
    Posted at 13:47h, 07 September

    Good day! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site
    before but after checking through some of the
    post I realized it’s new to me. Anyways, I’m definitely
    glad I found it and I’ll be book-marking and checking back often!

  • quest bars cheap
    Posted at 23:28h, 07 September

    Thanks for the auspicious writeup. It in truth was a enjoyment account it.

    Glance advanced to far added agreeable from you!
    However, how could we keep up a correspondence?

  • quest bars cheap
    Posted at 12:08h, 08 September

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a leisure account it.
    Glance complex to more brought agreeable from you!
    By the way, how could we keep in touch?

  • John Deere Service Manuals
    Posted at 17:21h, 12 September

    I am typically to blogging i really appreciate your website content continuously. The article has truly peaks my interest. I am about to bookmark your web blog and keep checking for brand new details.

  • Yeezy UK
    Posted at 11:28h, 15 September

    qusgwuhwftq,Game Killer Apk Download Latest Version for Android (No Ad) .Guess not because Game killer full version app is not available on Play store.I LOve your Blog!

Post A Comment