Wednesday, May 12

Work Life

Work Life

100 percent (maybe a little more)

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart. Colossians 3:23 Two twin characteristics are essential when we think of putting our all into what we want to achieve. Determination and enthusiasm. Determination is the quality that does not accept obstacles in the way of a desired outcome. Too many people read an obstacle as either a reason to give up or even a ‘sign’ they should stop. Quite the opposite is often the reality. Every high achiever will experience obstacles to the course they want to take. An obstacle should be conquered and could be as much a ‘sign’ you are on track and a character shaper for bigger things. Put courage into your course. The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. Roger Bannister, 1st athlete to run a m
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Goal setting

10 goal setting tips to focus on today from Human Resources expert, Susan M. Heathfield: 1. Own the goal you are working towards – it’s your goal 2. Base your goals firmly in your values 3. Believe you can accomplish the goal 4. Paint a vivid picture of what the outcome is to look like 5. Write your goals down 6. Share your goals with people who are important to you and you trust 7. Check goal setting and achievement progress regularly 8. Take action to identify and eliminate obstacles to goal setting success 9. Reward yourself and celebrate goal accomplishment 10. Be prepared to change the goals if circumstances have changed
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Focus

"Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich." Henry Ford, founder of The Ford Motor Company. The power of focus is way more than simply knowing what you want and how you want it. Focus keeps your eye on the right things and off the distractions. It fuels high level of motivation required to achieve the most ambitious of desires. Right now why don't you write down in a clear and concise way where you want your career to end up. What will it look like. Then add faith to the equation. Keep that goal firmly in your mind, ask God to help you achieve it and be clear that it will happen. Focus will activate faith, it will de-clutter your life of other possibilities and activities. "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things ...
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Integrity

"In looking for people to hire, you look for three qualities: integrity, intelligence, and energy. And if they don't have the first, the other two will kill you." Warren Buffet CEO, Berkshire Hathaway. Integrity says I find value in doing the right thing. Integrity is the integration of values, beliefs, goals, speech and behaviour Integrity has nothing to do with the imposition of external values but of inner values. So whether the boss is watching or not you remain true to your ambition, your work ethic and your sound business practices. Try to please them all the time, not just when they are watching you. Colossians 3:22 Integrity is not effected by the context you're in or the pressure you are under. It has an inner motivation and drive to it. You will go along way if you hold your...