Dear COMMUNITY LEADER,
I am happy to report, I am no longer the same person I was years ago. I am even happier to share that the change is due to our work at Charmm’d.
Here is what has changed in me:
Authenticity and Vulnerability: I am both more authentic and more vulnerable.
Fearless Expression: I no longer fear sharing my thoughts if I have a different opinion.
Courageous Conversations: I have learned to have those difficult conversations so we can clear the air, have a better understanding of one another, and build a stronger relationship.
Heightened Confidence: I am a lot more confident.
Selective Opinions: Check this out, I am even learning not to share my opinion if someone hasn’t asked.
Having said all of that, I am still a work in progress!
Self-Regulation: My self-regulation isn’t what I’d like it to be, (better – still not great.)
Emotional Resilience: I recognize the need to cultivate curiosity in the face of unexpected responses, steering away from emotions like sadness, anger, or resentment. Instead, I am to communicate clearly, ensuring my intentions are understood.
Embarking on this journey of self-improvement is challenging, and I understand the difficulty of translating these realizations into action. It's essential to remember that perfection isn't immediate; progress is marked by incremental steps. Don’t worry if you don’t get it right the first, second, or even tenth time.
Our services at Charmm’d are tailored to assist you in navigating these incremental strides. Join us in embracing a year of growth, perpetual learning, and the triumph of these baby steps – a promise of an enriched and fulfilling life.
Cheers to a stellar year ahead!
Sheri Miller, CPCC, CPQC
TTI Certified in DISC, DF & EQ
Founder and Executive Director
The Charmm'd Foundation
P.S. As I write this letter, I note the date. It is 2024. We will be closing our doors and sunsetting at the end of the year after 20 years of serving the community. We are blessed to have met so many wonderful leaders and to have a handful of them who will keep much of this work going after we are gone. THIS is community. THIS is leadership. THIS is what makes our Vision come alive; Strong Leaders. Collaborative Organizations. Healthy communities. Today, tomorrow, and beyond!