Tag: Stephen R. Covey

Planning to Make a New Year’s Resolution?

Make Goals in Your Circle of Control Are you ready to make a New Year’s resolution? Step one to avoiding frustration and defeat…make sure you have control over the required inputs for achieving the goal. For example, making a goal to get promoted to head of your department may seem good, but you don’t control promotions. Instead,

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Break Your Barriers!

Paradigms are the way we see the world–and we don’t see the world as it is, but as we are.  Through the centuries of human history, advances have been made by breaking paradigms to see things in a new way.  What things inside of us are holding us back from a new vision and positive

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Is That Your Final Answer? Controlling Emotion at the Moment of Decision

“Is that your final answer?” That famous phrase heard worldwide in different languages on the wildly popular game show “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?” meant that the time had come to make a final decision. Viewers sweated and felt the knotted stomach of emotional tension in the contestant. In my previous articles on decision-making,

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