During the last months, due to COVID-19 global crisis, maintaining a realistic thinking has been one of the greatest challenges we have faced. After six (6) months or more of the first statements about this virus, there is still a high level of uncertainty.
I agree with the American businessman Max DePree, “the first responsibility of a leader is to define reality” however, during these times of crisis, how can we do that?
Healthy relationships with others are indispensable in many ways when you are building a successful team, finding new partners, growing a business, or keeping up with family and friends. In reality, no one can accomplish anything of significance on their own, as we do not possess all the talents, strengths, and capabilities. However, in order to have great relationships with others, we need to have a healthy relationship with ourselves.
Let’s examine why is important to have a healthy relationship with ourselves and how you can work on your own image and getting to know yourself better.
It is a truth that nobody can achieve something significant alone. Lonely heroes only exist in Hollywood movies and it’s just a myth. People, in general, are brilliant, some in their ideas, others in their talents, in their capacities and strengths but no one can say that they know everything or can do everything. Success is designed to be achieved by a group of people.
If you want to achieve something significant in your life and use your talents, abilities, and strengths, let’s discuss how relationships will take you to your next best step.
Increasing your productivity to the point that you are more efficient and effective in achieving your goals with the least amount of resources is what we all strive for. For many years it’s been demonstrated by the science of achievement that goal achievement is only possible when focusing on the correct habits.
In this blog, we will go through 4 effective steps that will allow you to turn the “force of habit” in your favor and not against you.
Your habits magnify or limit you. No doubt about it. The biggest and most successful entrepreneurs, as well as the most influential and famous people, have habits that have led them to success, even more, they have made success a daily habit.
I invite you to reflect on how as architects of culture we can create a “culture of success” in our personal environment, with our teams and organizations. Let’s observe the 5 abilities that successful people use to create that culture of success.
Some time ago I was visiting Wynwood, a historic neighborhood, north of downtown Miami. You can find amazing works of art in this place. Almost all of these works of art created over the walls are made by street painters from different parts of the world. What I find interesting is that each one of these paintings has a short life span. They are erased only to be replaced by another new creation. These works of art remind me of a day in our lives.
Let’s observe how success should be built on a daily basis and which habits will allow us to achieve it.
If you do a Google search for the definition of success, you will find a lot of different definitions. Some of them are based on achievements and how people feel about them. Others are based on popularity or material acquisitions. Some such as having the respect of intelligent people, not being frustrated, being happy, finishing a project, not having stress, are some of the definitions that grab my attention. Others say that it is a mixture of elements and others that is the balance between them.
Let’s see why we should not generalize the definition of success and what steps you can take to define your personal success.
To achieve success, it is critical to understand that just the pure desire to reach a goal is not enough; we must have the right attitude and take action. By being focused, we’ll make sure that we’ll keep a logical order in what we do and follow a plan to avoid getting distracted from our goals. Further, this will help us make good use of our resources and evaluate progress towards our goals.
Let’s see why at the present time is difficult to stay focus and the 3 important aspects that we must take into account if we want to stay focused.
At the beginning of each New Year, there is always a list of goals that people want to achieve at a personal and corporate level. Some of these goals, each and every year, are part of the year-end list. Unfortunately, some do not reach the second month and by the middle of the year, others have been completely forgotten. The statistics are not very encouraging. Studies in this area have concluded that 92% of people do not reach their goals. Even more, some of these studies demonstrate that some goals do not even reach the first week.
Let’s observe the elements that are intentionally used by the people who reach their goals.
Being able to end the day and even the year with a sense of success can be a real challenge. We would love to be able to end the day with a great sense of accomplishment for having worked towards our goals, but unfortunately, the end of the day can be discouraging. Distractions, interruptions, tiredness, and fatigue take a great portion of our days and we don’t get to complete what we want or should do.
Let’s find out why is so important to focus on today and how we can reach success every day.