As an owner, CEO, senior manager or supervisor of a small group, you are often called upon to “stand tall” on making not only basic business decisions but also upholding the principles and values of the company. Most business decisions can be reduced to numbers, rules, and standards. But pressure on company management to compromise or look the other way and bend, equivocate or break company principles and values has never been greater. Societal norms of behavior and conduct continue to shift which poses challenging conditions when dealing with conflict, conduct, morality, and ethical business practices.
Company principles and values may have been set when the company was founded. In some companies, this could be decades ago. It is imperative for the company to be active and consistently reinforcing its principles and values. Management needs to “walk-the-talk” as they conduct their daily business responsibilities. It is also a common expectation that the company principles and values be extended and demonstrated in the . . .
We can become too busy in our professional lives and lose sight of the important things in life. It is important to take the time and reflect on what is really important in life.
Here is a list of the truths about life that we can easily forget?
- Being busy does not equal being productive.
- Great success is often preceded by failure.
- Fear is the No. 1 source of regret.
- Your self-worth must come from within.
- You're only as good as those you associate with.
- Life is short.
- You don't have to wait for an apology to forgive.
- You're living the life you've created.
- Live in the moment.
- Change is inevitable - embrace it.
How do you measure up? How many of these truths can you apply to your life?
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Note: Ask yourself the following questions.
- Do you involve take the time to examine what is important in your life?
- Do you mentor others to be focused so that their time is effectively used?
- Do you evaluate your schedule to make sure you are working on the right things?
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