Do you have a clear view of who the people are that you have strategic relationships with?
Many of us think that we have a good sense of who we are, but true self-awareness requires a multi-dimensional view of oneself.
We are often quite unaware of how our belief systems are influenced by various external factors, and how those beliefs may impact on our decisions and actions. Not interrogating information that we are being fed on a daily basis could quite easily lead to a skewed view of reality, which may lead to inappropriate decisions or actions. Reflecting on how we have come to our conclusions should be standard practice for leaders.
Taking a step back and getting onto the balcony to observe yourself is probably one of the most difficult things to do. We don’t like acknowledging, nor watching, our flaws in action. However, as long as we are not aware of the flaws, we cannot correct them. It is always a lot easier to look at the flaws of others than looking at our own. When we are able to convince ourselves that we need to become our own observers and step back, we open up a whole new world of possibilities in our own self development. But, that does sound easier said than done. How does one accomplish and maintain such a feat?
One’s inability to come to a decision can create a never-ending cycle of turmoil. This is especially true when we need to make decisions at important inflexion points and that may significantly alter the course we’re on. Many of us don’t even realise the extent of the turmoil that we’re in, as it may not […]
There are a number of dimensions that you should focus on in protecting your purpose. Your body is one of those important dimensions. When you are not feeling well and your body is not operating at an optimum level, it inevitably has an impact on how much you are able to deliver. When we do […]
Once you understand what you purpose is and what its importance is in the context of the greater good, you understand that you have an obligation to protect your purpose in the interest of the greater good. Your purpose has been entrusted to you for a reason. You are therefore responsible for ensuring that you […]
Knowing what your purpose is and how it fits into the greater good, provides an individual with meaning – a reason to live. Being passionate about what you do is closely related to understanding what your purpose is. Some people stumble on their purpose early in live, others need to go through a process of […]
The first step to exponential growth is to step out of denial of where we are and to recognise that we must change. When we change, everything around us changes. Sometimes we are completely oblivious to the fact that we may be triggering negative situations around us and that we live in the consequences of […]
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