Self-governance Is Critical for High Performance

Self-governance

Self-governance is one of 6 critical leader values. As a reminder, those values are Self-governance, Humility, Sacrifice, Freedom, Value Others, and Truth. The first 5 are critical, but Truth is extremely important. It creates the foundation for the other 5 values. (For more information about Truth, check out course 5 – Share Truth for Excellent […]

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Self-esteem or Do You Want Something Better?

Self-esteem or Something Better

When you look at the research provided by Roy Baumeister and others, it is clear self-esteem is not for you or anyone. Buy his book Willpower and check out chapter 9. In spite of good research like his, self-esteem continues to be as popular as every. It is a key principle taught by self-help gurus, […]

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Strategic Thinkers Think Systemically

Strategic Thinkers Think Systemically

Strategic thinkers have some great competencies, but the most important is their ability to see the entire value creating system. They can see and understand how the parts of the organization fit together. And, they aren’t just looking at one part, they take a comprehensive view of everything. So, here is a tip if you want […]

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Increase Self-control with 5 Simple Actions

Increase self-control

You have seen the 5 most important actions to take to aid or increase self-control or self-governance in recent blogs. Please keep in mind, the most important one is Pre-decide what you will do when faced with a specific problem or temptation. Below are 5 additional actions that will increase self-control and support living a self-governing […]

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Change Your Feelings by Changing Your Actions

Change Your Feelings by Changing Your Actions

Actions are often easier for you to change than an attitude or feeling, because it is something tangible. And, when you change actions, you influence your feelings. Finally, if you maintain your thinking on taking an action consistently, in spite of your feelings, then your feelings will eventually respond to your changed thinking and actions. When […]

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Your Emotions – Two Important Details

Your Emotions: Two Important Details

Your emotions are not very reliable. If you want to see life more through the lens of reality, then consider two important details about your emotions. This will help you remove some of your speculation or opinion.Suppose You Watch a Scary MovieDo you have a favorite scary movie? Maybe the classic movie Psycho? Mine is the […]

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