Sense of Self: How to Excel in Business and in Life

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman How much of what you do, would you say is ego driven? One indicator of this is whether you await or actively seek the approbation of others when you accomplish things and then don’t feel …

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The New American Dream

I came across an interesting passage in Seth Godin’s Linchpin yesterday evening that I wanted to share with you, as always, with a few of my thoughts on the topic. Godin noted a seismic shift in the way work happens in our era, as distinct from earlier times and summarized his thoughts in this description of the …

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Meaning and Purpose

Meaning and purpose are not isolated, segregated things. Your meaning and purpose relates to my meaning and purpose and vice versa. No man’s meaning and purpose is isolated unto himself. Moreover, all meaning and purpose rolls up to one central pattern. There is oneness in meaning and purpose, but not sameness. Like snowflakes, no two …

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One Responsibility

Man loves to grapple, to wrestle. He loves to struggle with ideas, contend with demons, fight his adversaries, and battle evil. He loves to fight the “good fight,” to rally against injustice, and to vanquish an oppressor. His history books are filled with tales of toil and resistance, the refusal to submit to forces greater …

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Attention and Agreement

Of all the things under your control that determine the trajectory of your life, there are two in particular that stand out: attention and agreement. Put simply, you move in the direction of your response. Your life takes shape around that in which you invest your attention. If your attention is wholly centered in outer …

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