Tag: Self-help

The Four Imperatives of Awareness

To be effective at contributing in the most meaningful way to the world around you, you must be aware of your actions.  Keeping these four simple directives in mind as you work toward your personal mission will not only help you be effective, it will also help you move forward more purposefully and meaningfully. 1. Know what you’re doing Don’t be distracted from your … Read More The Four Imperatives of Awareness

Fix the Leak

Don’t allow yourself to become obsessed with bailing water from the bottom of a leaky boat.  With your head down and your focus on getting rid of that threatening water, you’re missing the point.  You’re not there to bail the water.  The boat is there to get you where you need to be—that place in the sun where your actions are meaningful and your life has … Read More Fix the Leak

The Privilege of Certain Knowledge

People born into privilege are often born into certain knowledge as well. At an early age, they learn how to work efficiently, manage their time, and otherwise maximize control over their lives. Most people, however, have not received this kind of knowledge, this ability to deal with challenges, realize goals, control what we have the ability to control. They are left floundering, assuming that … Read More The Privilege of Certain Knowledge