Annette Verschuren Quotes On How To Lead And Succeed In Business And In Life

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Identify your values

“By identifying values-your baseline- you not only consistently project these values, but you are also easily able to align yourself with organizations that reflect these same values, resulting in a more meaningful and satisfying career.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

Great leaders don’t fixate on being bad or good

“Great leaders don’t fixate on being bad or good. They focus on being better. Focusing on being better is the first step in effecting tangible, positive change. And getting results is what ultimately gives a leader her power.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

There is no such thing as a “wrong” decision

“There is no such thing as a ‘wrong’ decision. Your job as a leader is to consider the information you currently have, make a decision, and then focus ensuring the decision you made is the right one through excellent execution.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

People rarely know what they’re capable of achieving

“People rarely know what they’re capable of achieving until life puts them to the test. That’s why your success as a leader depends so heavily upon your ability to do just that.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

People’s work ethic

“No matter how incredible people’s work ethic is, their desire to work hard and do well is so much higher when they have played a role in setting their own targets and creating their own work plans.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

The biggest and hardest personal transformation

“The biggest and hardest personal transformation you will need to make in order to be a great leader is shifting from accomplishing things all on your own to achieving things through other people.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

Personal branding is about standing for something

“Personal branding is about standing for something, showing courage, taking the high road and speaking through your actions and accomplishments.”- Bet On Me: Leading And Succeeding In Business And In Life

Melody Beattie Quotes On How To Start Caring For Yourself

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“Worrying and obsessing keep us so tangled on our heads we can’t solve our problems. Whenever we become attached in these ways to someone or something, we become detached from ourselves.”- Melody Beattie

We don’t have to take other people’s behaviors as reflections of our self-worth.”– Melody Beattie

“We don’t have to take rejection as a reflection of our self-worth.“- Melody Beattie

“We don’t have to take things so personally. We take things to heart that we no business taking to heart.”- Melody Beattie

“We don’t have to take little things personally either…. Usually things have far less to do with us than we think.”– Melody Beattie

“If people don’t want to be with us or act healthy, it is not a reflection on our self-worth. It reflects on their present circumstances.”- Melody Beattie

“Stop looking for happiness in other people. Our source of happiness and well-being is not inside others; it’s inside us. Learn to center ourselves in ourselves.”- Melody Beattie

“We can learn to depend on ourselves. Maybe other people haven’t been there for us, but we can start being their for us.”- Melody Beattie

“Real power comes from feeling our feelings, not from ignoring them. Real strength comes, not from pretending to be strong all the time, but from acknowledging our weaknesses and vulnerabilities…”- Melody Beattie

“Go as far as you can see, and by the time you get there, you’ll be able to see farther.”- Melody Beattie

“Self-care is an attitude of mutual respect. It means learning to live our lives responsibly. It means allowing others to live their lives as they choose, as long as they don’t interfere with our decisions to live as we choose.”- Melody Beattie

“Giving ourselves what we need does not not only mean giving presents to ourselves; it means doing what is necessary to live responsibly- not an excessively responsible or an irresponsible existence.”- Melody Beattie

“Love cannot exist without the dimension of justice. Love must also have compassion which means to bear with or to suffer with a person.”- Melody Beattie

“There is nothing in the world like going where we want to go, getting what we want, solving a problem, or doing something we always wanted to do.”- Melody Beattie

“Goals cure boredom.”- Melody Beattie