Self-Care It’s time to consider developing a new “Personal Pace” for yourself. It’s time. Start being “true” to yourself. Take an honest look at your life and your career. You’ve got some difficult decisions to make. Find your pace and find self-care. You’ll be happier. It’s easy to push yourself, only to realize at some future point that you’re feeling miserable. Your timing might not be right. If you were a professional athlete, pushing yourself might be a regular part of your routine. Feeling a great deal of support from your team might also be routine. Mandatory recovery time and creating a “performance state” is also part of a competitive…
It is not true that we are either disciplined or not. Most of us share a degree of discipline. However, occasionally we strive for greater degrees of discipline than our comfort zone allows. There are times that if we find the challenge too much for us, that we allow ourselves to conclude that the situation or circumstances are beyond our control. As you are discovering, if discipline was easy, we’d all do it. But it’s not.
Gravitas was one of the Roman virtues, along with pietas, dignitas, and virtus, that were particularly appreciated in leaders. Evidence shows that it was most likely influenced by the Greek virtue of Arete. It may be translated variously as weight, seriousness, dignity, and importance and connotes a certain substance or depth of personality. It also conveys a sense of responsibility and commitment to the task. In the British education system, gravitas was seen as one of the pillars of the moral formation of the English gentleman during the Victorian and Edwardian eras. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia gravity, dignity, poise, solemnity, formality, austerity, will, grit
I am noticing a new pattern with a growing number of people I work with. Although more clients show up for concerns with their marital situation, anger, and addictive behavior, an increasing number of people are showing up to improve personally or professionally. Personal and professional improvement seems to becoming an increasingly valuable endeavor. A “High-Performance Culture” has to do with vision. It entails that many, if not all, people within a specific culture hold to this same or similar vision. In this case, a collective vision of becoming a high-performance culture through a process of personal and professional improvement.