"Tools" That Help You Succeed
Have you ever watched an episode of This Old House and witnessed a complicated task come together in less than a half hour? Or, do you wonder why a chef effortlessly chops fresh vegetables in half the time it takes you? The secret is the tools and specialized knowledge that was obtained to use them. The right tools make all the difference!
The secret: By setting personal and professional goals that support your big picture goals, you will have the right tools to more easily succeed and you will enjoy the process!
Most people intuitively understand the importance of maintaining a strong foundation. Yet, time constraints hinder the ability to commit to personal and professional goals. In the short-run, you may save some time with this strategy. In the long-run, you are sure to encounter unanticipated road blocks and it may take longer to succeed. By setting personal and professional goals that are correlated to your life's plan, you will be more likely to obtain the requisite tools and achieve success more quickly. You will probably enjoy the process more too!
It's been many years since Stephen R. Covey first wrote The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Yet, his profound perspective about "sharpening the saw" stands true today. To fulfill your dreams, you need to have the right tools in place and in working order. The areas to examine include physical, mental, social and spiritual dimensions.