Mission-Statement

Develop a mission statement – for your company and yourself.

Every organization should have a mission statement. Dale McConkey, in How to Manage By Results, urges companies to develop a concise mission statement that is reviewed periodically. Then employees will feel more motivated to meet daily goals once they understand the company’s overall objectives. A mission statement explains why a company exists. It outlines its […]

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Saying no

Say no by first saying yes

You have probably heard it said that every time you say yes to a request or a supposed opportunity, you are saying no to something else. In other words, since you only have 24 hours a day and no more, spending any amount of time on another task makes that time unavailable for something else. […]

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decision-making

Is there no such thing as an objective decision?

The amygdala area of the brain is known to generate feelings. It is the emotional part of the brain, generating such responses as fear and desire. The prefrontal cortex, sometimes referred to as a manager, houses the executive functions and is considered the thinking part of the brain. You might expect it to be the […]

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Purpose

Purposeful living

Having purpose in life refers to being dedicated to a cause that is bigger than you. One that you will never fully attain in a lifetime. Whereas goals are specific, measurable and have a deadline, purpose is general in nature, a way of living as opposed to a means of achieving. Goals provide the what, […]

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