A few years ago, I read the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey, and one of the things that struck me was the part where Mr. Covey talks about principles. He said that principles will help one make decisions in a more decisive manner. It will make you more effective as you won’t waste time vacillating over a decision. The choice will be clear because your principles will point you to it.
This idea appealed to me, but I couldn’t figure out what my principles were, up until today. I realized that my top three principles in life are honesty, bravery, and freedom. Every time I find myself at a crossroads, I will ask myself these three questions: Is it the honest thing to do? Is it the brave thing to do? Will it give me more freedom? In this way, I hope to create a more meaningful life.
- Fear is no reason to stay
- If in the Future I Feel Scared to Take Risks, I Will Branson It and Bungee Jump
- Lesson from Hillary Clinton: When You Feel Scared, Feel Grateful
- To Shift or Not to Shift
- I want to be more honest
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