How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most.
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender; it’s holy ground. There’s no greater investment.
Independent will is our capacity to act. It gives us the power to transcend our paradigms, to swim upstream, to rewrite our scripts, to act based on principle rather than reacting based on emotion or circumstance.
Almost all of the world-class athletes and other peak performers are visualizers. They see it; they feel it; they experience it before they actually do it. They begin with the end in mind.
Anything less than a conscious commitment to the important is an unconscious commitment to the unimportant.
Writing is another powerful way to sharpen the mental saw. Keeping a journal of our thoughts, experiences, insights, and learnings promotes mental clarity, exactness, and context.
Topics: Learning, Thoughts, Habit, Power, Experience
The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities. Do the important things first – because where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going.
It’s easy to say “no!” when there’s a deeper “yes!” burning inside.
To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground.
Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.
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