You cannot change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust your sails to always reach your destination.
No matter how long we’ve walked life’s pathway to mediocrity, we can always choose to switch paths. Always. It’s never too late. We can find our voice.
Happiness – in part at least – the fruit of the desire and ability to sacrifice waht we want for what we want eventually
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.
It’s not in having things, but in having mastery, having victory over self.
Quality begins with me. And I need to make my own decisions based on carefully selected principles and values.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand.
We listen to reply.
Principle-centered leadership is practiced from the inside out on four levels: 1) personal (my relationship with myself); 2) interpersonal (my relationships and interactions with others); 3) managerial (my responsibility to get a job done with others); and 4) organizational (my need to organize people-to recruit them, train them, compensate them, build teams, solve problems, and create aligned structure, strategy, and systems).
Independent people who do not have the maturity to think and act interdependently may be good individual producers, but they won’t be good leaders or team players.
Los problemas que afrontamos caen en una de tres áreas posibles: la de control directo (que involucra nuestra propia conducta), la de control indirecto (que involucra la conducta de otras personas), o la de inexistencia de control (problemas acerca de los cuales no podemos hacer nada, como los de nuestras realidades situacionales o pasadas). El