This week I was able to certify as a Total Force Leadership Development Facilitator. I set this goal because I wanted to build my leadership skills, and one of the best ways to grow a skill is to teach it to others.
Month: September 2017
Septembers theme in The Daily Stoic was building Fortitude and Resilience. Over all I found this section to helpful in keeping me focused and also built up my personal resolve to achieve my goals.
All of this work we do to build up our physical, mental, and emotional fortitude is done with the goal of becoming untouchable. Not in some mystical or metaphysical sense, but through a sheer capacity for resilience. – We are stronger so we can endure physical hardship. – We are smarter so we can solve
Your most immediate need is air to breath. Then you need water. Occasionally food. Finally, we need some form of shelter from the elements. The quantity and quality of these things we need can be easily skewed by our own warped perceptions of reality. As we grow more and more successful in our lives we
I can get overwhelmed by my own perception of the size of a problem I am facing, or the challenges presented by the goals I am shooting for. Staring down along, hard road can cause me to freeze up. I start to second guess my chosen path, my plan of action, and even my motivation.
Your response to the things that happen around you, and even to you is one of the most powerful tools you have. You don’t have to be gloom and doom when the weather isn’t just right. You don’t have to rage when things aren’t going your way. You get to have a say in how
Success and prosperity can be a window into the true nature of our character. If you are prone to being emotionally overwhelmed money won’t change that, a better job wont change it, and having everything you want won’t change it. Having strength of character and an emotional steadiness that can weather any storm… even success…
Have you ever let a day off from your job waste away? How did it make you feel? On the other hand, the last time you took time off from work and had an adventure with your family, or read a good book, or worked on a hobby or other personal project… how did that
There is risk in become overly dependent or addicted to the things and people in our lives. I know I have dependencies I need to work on: – Without Coffee I get headaches – When my habits and routines are disrupted my day crumbles – I Link my happiness to others – I am a
John C. Maxwell gives an elegant presentation of leadership traits and processes that can help you develop the leadership capabilities you need at any level, with any organization.