Tag Archives: Motivation

Mission Statement Worksheet

Adapted from Stephen Covey, First Things First, 1994 By following the suggested six steps, you will begin writing a personal mission statement that will inspire you and will provide direction and guidance for your life. Remember that a personal mission … Continue reading

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Quotes to inspire for Balanced and Healthy lifestyle

“We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.“ ~Stephen Covey “It always seems impossible until its done.” ~ Mandela “What you are will show … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Low Trust

Each week we will be asking Dr. Stephen Covey to comment on common questions. Most organizations have no clue of the enormous cost of low trust, and because most executives have no means of measuring its bottom-line impact, they have … Continue reading

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How to strike a work and life balance

Each week we will be asking Dr. Covey to comment on common questions. This week we ask about work/life balance. With today’s technology, multitaskers are using PDAs, cellphones, text messaging and emails to stay in connected 24 hours a day. … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Sails and Behold the Stars

I’ve been a little cranky lately. Things have been going bad one-after-another, and I’ve begun to notice that my overall attitude has gone sour. Heck, everybody notice it. I’ve become the guy who shuffles down the street grumbling to himself, … Continue reading

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Adjust Your Sails

“When you can’t change the direction of the wind, adjust your sails.” ~ Unknown My friend Paul loves to be out on the water. His favourite summer pastime is to sail across Gull Lake in his catamaran enjoying the lush … Continue reading

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Don’t Spit At the Wind, Adjust Your Sails!

“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.” ~ Confucius When you set an intention or a goal, you don’t just dive head first into the goal. You must set … Continue reading

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Quotes about Balanced and Healthy lifestyle

“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of Balance and Order and Rhythm and Harmony.” ~Thomas Merton “It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.” ~ Sir Winston Churchill “Success is doing … Continue reading

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How To Achieve Greater Personal Success In Your Life

Key #1: The Power Of Inner Peace And Forgiveness The first key to achieving greater personal success in your life is “inner peace and forgiveness “. That is, you need to master the art of healing and inner peace. When … Continue reading

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The 8th Habit – Find your voice…and inspire others to do likewise

Find your voice 1. Discover your own voice 2. Express your voice Inspire others to find their voices Focus 1. Expand your influence 2. Be trustworthy 3. Build trust 4. Blend other’s voices 5. Create a common vision Execution 1. … Continue reading

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Three Critical Ways To Increase Motivation

We could all improve our motivation – or at least we would like to be able to control it to a greater degree.  Being able to turn motivation on is the dream of many, but may not be impossible if we … Continue reading

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Do What We Love to Do

Have we ever met someone who is successful at a job they love? They, like three year old, seem to jump out of bed each morning eager to kick ass. Yet people who feel stuck in jobs they hate or … Continue reading

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The Emotional Bank Account

When it comes to improving and maintaining our relationships with others, Stephen Covey’s metaphor of the Emotional Bank Account is probably one of the most powerful ideas ever created for the development of interpersonal relationships. If you’ve never heard of … Continue reading

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Emphatic and active listening

We have two ears and one mouth. Just based on our body parts, we would think we would all be natural listeners. But we are really not. We are born with the ability to hear, but we have to develop … Continue reading

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Why Laughter Is So Good In Relationships

“Laugh as much as you breath and love as long as you live.” ~ Unknown Laughter not only makes us feel good, it also imbues confidence and can be the cement that seals the relationship. Laughter builds trust Laughing out … Continue reading

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