“The most important thing is your self-respect. It doesn’t matter what people think about you, but what you think about yourself.” – Robert H. Abplanalp I have learned, and frequently advise, that the most important meeting you have is the meeting you have with yourself. For much of my life I have looked for the affirmation of others, as if I could see them holding their “Olympic Scorecards” with the value they placed on my “performance”. And while it is true that we all want
“To be prepared is half the victory.” – Miguel de Cervantes It may have been basketball coach Bobby Knight whom I heard it from, and it may have been part of a famous Vince Lombardi quote. It went something like this: “The will to win is important, yet the will to prepare is critical”. Often in my work coaching CEO’s and business leaders I am frequently confronted by the storyline that “I don’t have enough time”.. And yet, we each get access to all the time that is available.