In order to a have purpose in life, one must first discover reasons to live; once discovered, life shall have a definitive purpose.
The most significant attribute and personality trait someone can possess is constant renewal; the continual process of renewing our wisdom in our personal life and in the workplace. This quote is an excerpt from the speech I gave the Broward County, City and County Managers Association in 1994. The theme of the presentation was how to identify higher-quality applicants and employees currently working in the organization. The concept is simple; some constantly learn what’s new and keep up to date on innovations and technology, while most only learn and are diffused by the renewal group.
It’s easy to obtain safety with the majority or join the cult on false pretenses, one convinced themselves to believe; but the strongest among us stand on principle and wisdom; alone when necessary.
One should accept who they are or make changes to meet their expectations, instead of trying to be what they are not.