Personal Orientation: Path to “True North”

Who do you talk to more than anyone else in the world? Yourself. You question yourself. You talk to yourself. You answer yourself. During the in the course of the day, you talk to yourself next number of times. In the Icarus Deception, Seth Godin talks about the fact that we are our own worst managers. In fact, he says that if we had to work for the manager in our head, we would quit. In the Middle Ages, Jerusalem or “the East” was the center of the world. one would orient themselves by in reference to Jerusalem (the center of the world), or the Orient. From architecture to burial (see below) orient, v. To place or arrange (a thing or a person) so as to face the east; spec.  (a) to build (a church) with the longer axis running due east and west, and the chancel or chief altar at the eastern end;  (b) to bury (a…

Let’s Face It, You Suck

…at something. We all do.  While we could quite possibly spend hours and blood, sweat, and tears trying to improve our weaknesses, all of that effort may move the needle, a little bit. Despite being a fierce competitor on the football field, my father had a smaller build than many of the collegiate atheletes. He always wanted to beef up his “chicken legs.” He did squats, calf raises, and lifts but his legs never seemed to get much bigger. His true, natural-born, strength was in leadership, and within a few years into his college scholarship, he became the captain of the football team–chicken legs and all. I have taken a number of personality profiles over the years, Profile XT, Craft Profile, Meyers Briggs, DiSC, and Strengths Finder to name a few. I tend to “learn” about deficiencies in my character and “type” of worker that I am, but StrengthsFinder is…

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