The Right Road

Life Purpose - The Right Road

We often get so caught up in doing, that we forget to check if what we are doing is really helping us proceed to our desired goals or destinations. While action is important, it is critical that the action is something that it taking you closer to (and not further away) from your desired goals. Are you on the right road?

Advice from Masters – Quotes & Tips on the Right Road

Goals quote by Stephen Covey - Management is efficiency in climbing the ladder of success; leadership determines whether the ladder is leaning against the right wall.

The right map: If you have the right map of Chicago, then diligence becomes important, and when you encounter frustrating obstacles along the way, then attitude can make a real difference. But the first and most important requirement is the accuracy of the map.

Workers, Managers and Leaders: You can quickly grasp the important difference between the two if you envision a group of producers cutting their way through the jungle with machetes. They’re the producers, the problem solvers. They’re cutting through the undergrowth, clearing it out. The managers are behind them, sharpening their machetes, writing policy and procedure manuals, holding muscle development programs, bringing in improved technologies and setting up working schedules and compensation programs for machete wielders. The leader is the one who climbs the tallest tree, surveys the entire situation, and yells, “Wrong jungle!” As individuals, groups, and businesses, we’re often so busy cutting through the undergrowth we don’t even realize we’re in the wrong jungle.

Stephen Covey – Author – 7 habits of Highly Effective People / The 8th Habit / First Things First
Goals quote by Stephen Covey - Effectiveness—often even survival—does not depend solely on how much effort we expend, but on whether or not the effort we expend is in the right jungle.

Top Books on Finding the Right Path

Videos – Finding the Right Path

How to know your life purpose in 5 minutes | Adam Leipzig | TEDx

The are 5 key questions that can help you find your life purpose. Who you are? What do you do? Who do you do it for? What do those people need? What do they get out of it? One of the main takeaways is that having clarity on how you help others is a key element of having a life purpose and being happy in life.

Other concepts on Goals, Life Purpose

Life Purpose - Own Path

Own Path

To achieve true success, happiness and contentment it is vital that you follow your own calling, as compared to what your parents, family, colleagues, friends or society believes is the best for you. We each have unique skills and our own special calling, and no one but yourself can determine what is the best path for you. Walk your own path, not one laid down by someone else.

Goals - Goal Planning

Goal Planning – Planning, Your Vision & Reviews

One you have settled upon your desired goal, it is essential that you create a clear plan, the provide you visibility of the steps that you need to take to help you achieve your goal. Planning how to reach your goal, is the immediate next step post your having established what your goals are.

Goals - SMART Goals

SMART Goals

How do you know if you are setting the right type of goals? A quick way is to check if your goals are SMART (i.e. Specific, Measurable, Agreed upon, Realistic, Time-based).

Life Purpose - No Purpose

No Purpose

A radical, yet widely accepted belief amongst those with a strong spiritual bent, is that life has no external or material purpose. Society has brainwashed us to believe that we need to achieve so-and-so, making us all scurry around in a never-ending cycle of ‘doing’, instead of being able to just enjoy life and be in the present.