Taking the long view can be challenging and depends on your focus. Your target sets the direction for your thoughts and actions. If your target is to be famous, to get attention, to be liked, or to be popular, what actions would you take? Who would you talk to and what would you talk about?
There are numerous examples of individuals that seem to have talents or gifts that many find desirable. Think of all shortcuts that have been taken – steroids to get stronger quicker and you cut your life short; not working hard in practice and when the competition arrives you cannot perform. Shortcuts will work for a while against week competition. World class competition exposes those that take shortcuts.
How well do you know yourself – your strengths and weaknesses? Do you know how you are perceived by others and how different is your private self from your public self? Do you know and live your purpose? How much does the opinions of others affect your thoughts and actions?
These are some of the questions to consider when working on your character. Character is defined in the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “the complex of mental and ethical traits marking and often individualizing a person.” You get to choose who you are, whom you listen to, and what your target will be. You get to choose your response in the moments that matter and you get the rewards for your work.
Character, trustworthiness, competence, and living with integrity are key characteristics of successful individuals. We will help you see how essential this is and how to deepen your skills in these areas. Contact us and let’s get started today.