Holding on to what you cannot change is like wrestling with your shadow. It makes for a frustrating relationship with yourself. The shadow is visible, but you will be continually frustrated and unhappy because you cannot control or change it.
In your business and personal world, you must know when you are wrestling with your shadow. Your shadow is all the things you cannot control.
“Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand brake on.” — Maxwell Malt
Do people possessing high self-esteem achieve greater success in life?
You may have heard from many people that they want to increase their self esteem. They believe that once their confidence and self esteem is high, they’ll be able to achieve more and greater successes.
In the previous post on peace we looked at one of the keys to success, finding peace. We looked at what is peace and what is causing distress.
In this post I am going to start out and explore what peace is a little further. And, we will look at some ways to create peace. We will finish up with the concept that peace is best achieved by running your small business and your life by your expectations.
Keys To Success: Know What Peace Is. What Peace Is Not. Read more
“Discernment can be described as the ability to find the root of the matter, and it relies on intuition as well as rational thought. Discernment is an indispensable quality for any leader who desires to maximize effectiveness.”—John Maxwell
In “The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader” Maxwell goes onto talk about the value of practicing discernment.
Over the years in my personal business coaching practice I have observed clients with a great deal of discernment. They always see the opportunities before others and they also see the dangers before others. Whether you are a self-employed business owner, entrepreneur, solo professional, corporate manager or corporate executive discernment can serve you well personally and professionally. Read more
As you embrace the process of self improvement there will be many positive transformations in your life. And, this is especially true in the area of relationships. At times this may be painful because you will let go of some relationships as you discover they are no longer working for you.
The first relationship that will benefit from self improvement is the relationship you have with yourself. You will embrace doing positive things for yourself. You will know and understand yourself better. And when you do, you will start making better decisions in your life.
As you achieve greater alignment and peace with yourself internally, you will be ready to share and to support others in their self improvement. You understand the challenges, the pain and the joys that come from self improvement.