Combining grit with the realisation that obstacles are part of the journey helps one to take a positive attitude to the challenges that are a part of life. Rather than being despondent about yet another challenge, it is an opportunity to further strengthen oneself and develop the required skill sets to perform at an even higher level.
While concentrated and focussed practice is a key to success, realising potential is only possible by the use of routine: a sequence of actions regularly followed. Routine is often the hard-working contributor to success that is overlooked.
The reality is that most of us have much to be grateful for. The mere fact that we are conceived and have the opportunity to experience the mystery of life is such a random event of astronomical proportions that gratitude is a very appropriate response!
On reflection I may not have taken enough time to establish for myself an internal basis for pricing my time. What is my internal guiding premise to how I value my efforts? By primarily relying on the market to set value I limit myself, by failing to think more deeply about how I value my chosen vocation and my time.
The flooding in Chennai is a major catastrophe. Over 400 dead, 1.8 million displaced. The area is now threatened with outbreak of waterborne disease. Commercially many companies who have their base in Chennai are in disaster recovery mode.
Hajime! I watch as he steps forward and can see a look of trepidation in his eyes. When we engage I notice a tension indicative of anxiety. This is the only calling card I need. Without hesitation I drop into a sacrifice throw and for once it comes off as