Setting Our Pace

Simply because we are capable of something does not mean that we should do it. In fact, there is a great deal that we can do that we simply should not. Obviously, some things we are capable of are just plain wrong. We should not do them because they are immoral, unethical, or harmful to…

Beyond Our Capacity

Sometimes people will ask more of us than we have the capacity to give. If we do not inform them of this fact, it is not likely their fault. When we are pushed or pulled too far, the onus is on us to say so. It is not the responsibility of others to know our…

Sustainable Success

We must know ourselves, our boundaries, and our limitations if we are to be sustainably successful. It is easy to do almost anything for a little while. We can push ourselves, or allow others to push us, to our limits, and even beyond them, and be successful for a time. But, at some point, our…

A Commitment To Integrity

Not all battles are not meant to be won. The best way forward is not always through. Sometimes we need to step back, regroup, and look at things from a different perspective. Commitment to a direction, an idea, or a relationship is important if we want to be successful with it. Nothing worthwhile is accomplished…

Consistency Gives Us Context

If we want to know what works and what does not, if we want to know what matters and makes the most difference in our lives, we must first begin with some degree of consistency. By establishing a consistent baseline of values, principles, and behaviors, it becomes much easier to determine the causes of our…