OWN Your POWER: How Happiness and Truth Are LinkedHappiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the Greek philosopher Aristotle believed. He went so far as to call happiness “the whole aim and end of human existence.” But what if you are so unhappy that you don’t have time to focus on being happy? One fix for this problem is called: TRUTH. Truth cuts a path through a forest of distractions. It is the sum total of our words and actions that define us. It’s the bundle of habits that define our character. Truth, when expressed as kindness, compassion and respect for others, never wanders. It guides our actions, like a lighthouse in a darkened sea. Situational rhetoric is different. When your happiness depends on situational rhetoric, it means that your words must match the different types of people you talk to, or groups you join. With situational rhetoric you must learn to talk differently and act differently each time you talk, depending on the person or group you are with. This takes practice. Remembering what you said, when, and to whom, wastes your time and wears down your happiness. Telling the truth takes practice. When it becomes a habit, it will save more than your time, it could save your life. Mark Twain got it right when he said: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember...
THE ALEXIA PARKS 10TRAITS™ TOOL IS THE ONLY HIGH TECH TOOL IN THE WORLD
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“We were trained to believe that there always are winners and losers. We all can be winners.”
Christiana Figueres, UNFCCC
“I’ve observed that often, in times of crisis, women eventually are called upon to sort out the mess, face the difficult issues and be completely focused on restoring the situation.” ~ Christine Lagarde, IMF
From zero to 30% “A 30% female share is associated with a 15% increase in profitability for a typical firm.” ~ Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute
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Founder and CEO of the 10TRAITS Leadership Institute, Alexia Parks has developed a new science-based model of leadership for creating a Trait Balanced Organization™. She is the inventor of the 10TRAITS tool. It is a digital on-demand tool that can be used to strengthen relationships, resolve conflicts and improve decision-making in 1-Minute. 10TRAITS GET Smarter Together training Learning Series includes experiential 1-Minute exercises. Our research shows that trait balanced teams contributes to the enhanced quality of decision making and improved overall company performance both in terms of financial gain and better risk management. Ultimately, managers are tested and evaluated in terms of their success in making decisions. 10TRAITS leadership development programs are available online, in person, and accredited.