Understanding the importance of core values is something that I have been fascinated with ever since I read Jim Collins book, Good to Great. Core values form the foundation for businesses that persevere through time and major changes. An apt analogy is that of the growth of a tree; some trees have a quick growth - Read More -
“There are only two options regarding commitment. You’re either in or out. There’s no such thing as a life in-between.” Pat Riley
The quote above epitomizes the true essence of commitment . There are no middle roads, if you cannot commit to certain goals or tasks, you are better off saying no. Over the last week we have talked about five levels through which levels of commitment can be tested. The list below summarizes all five levels and can be a quick reference list before making a commitment .
“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” Eddie Robinson Once a stage is reached where we actively support and work towards commitments, the next and final stage is improving the processes. This stage involves the - Read More -
“When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.” F W Nichol It is only once we have our commitments chalked out and demarcated time to ensure they are completed, that the actual process begins. At the beginning it can - Read More -
“The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.” Earl Nightangle I have memories of making many ambitious new year’s eve resolutions, every year, only to find myself coming up short at the end - Read More -
“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” Roy Disney Before making any type of commitment the underlying premise must be built on a set of shared core values. Core values are a set of values which are embedded into each individual’s system. They are the result of life experiences, culture, environment - Read More -