Stephen R. Covey, the author of the groundbreaking book that continues to top bestseller lists and shape business culture today, said, “the 7 Habits represent a proven process of personal and interpersonal growth that can have both immediate and lasting impact.”
As we quickly have stepped into 2018, we should not forget to reflect on what 2017 meant to us – the good, the bad, and the ugly. It is important to allow ourselves the opportunity to celebrate accomplishments, to learn from the not-so-great times, and to plan for adventures in 2018.
Are you always concerned with making a good first impression? Do you often feel unsure of how to approach the conversation with a group of people you are meeting for the first time? Don’t worry, it’s common to feel anxious and uncertain in networking situations. When meeting new people, we tend to put a lot of stress on ourselves to shine and come across well, in order to make a connection.
I had the privilege of attending a one day Leadership simulcast recently, and the theme was “Powered by Purpose”. It made me think, what is purpose? We hear the word often, but have we stopped to think about it? When I think of purpose – it is what defines us, drives us, and empowers us.