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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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Clarity Leadership

Decision Points, Delegation, Process and Business Development

“The secret is to gang up on the problem, rather than each other.”
– Thomas Stallkamp

Power silos, executive silos, departmental silos, and failure to reach out and gather information wherever it is available has been the downfall of many executives and companies. This failure to reach out has negatively affected decision points, neutralized the power of delegation and collaboration, and limited process and business development.

Decision Points

A decision point is that point at which you decide to change some aspect of your business that involves redirection. The decision has an impact on operations: how you deliver services, produce product, or interact with your suppliers, contractors, and target client group or groups. It is a turning point.

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