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Staying True to Yourself, Your Values, and Your Dream

Learning What Matters In Business

Learning What Matters In Business

Staying True to Yourself, Your Values, and Your Dream

“I try to find the core values that are so fundamental that they transcend ethnic identity. That doesn’t mean I run from it. I embrace African-American culture and I love it and embrace it, but it is a part of a human identity. So I’m always trying to make a larger human statement.”  – Wynton Marsalis

Wynton Marsalis is an exceptional musician with talents, qualities, and values that extend beyond his music and his culture. His words are a lesson for us all – whatever our background, color or culture. The world is a much better place for the gift of such people as Wynton Marsalis. His music is his business, and he uses it to serve a greater purpose.

There are those who are able to see beyond themselves, who have the ability to see ‘the big picture’ and the value of adhering to a core set of values that serve not just themselves, but the world.

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Clarity Goal Setting Work/Life Balance

Learning What Matters In Business

Self-Awareness, Expectations & Outcomes in Work and Life

Self-Awareness, Expectations &
Outcomes in Work and Life

Growth demands a temporary surrender of security. It may mean giving up familiar but limiting patterns, safe but unrewarding work, values no longer believed in, and relationships that have lost their meaning.
-John C. Maxwell

What we say and do in the workplace is often a reflection of how we grew up. Why is this worth noting? The values and behavior habits we developed growing up are often acted out in both our work and home environments.

The more we know about ourselves, what we value in life – and business, the more honest and open we are likely to be with ourselves about what is working, what is not, when we are ‘true’ to ourselves, and when we are not.

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Gaining Clarity about Your Business

What is your bottom line? What’s the most important aspect of operations in your business – Right now! This moment! Do you know? If you don’t, how long will it take you to find out?

Gaining clarity of vision in your day-to-day business operations is vital to your business success.

  • Do you have unaddressed issues that are stalling operations?
  • Where do you need to look first and most often to keep things running smoothly? How do you know (HDYK)?
  • Is your business flourishing or is it languishing? HDYK?
  • Are you pumped every day about its operations or is your energy flagging? HDYK?
  • Do you know what’s wrong but you don’t know how to fix it? HDYK?
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