It’s not enough to have a vision and set up practical goals to go after that vision. It’s also not enough to know your values and define a set of values to live by. You must also make sure that those two concepts work well together and are aligned across all areas of your life.
Benjamin Franklin is one of the most successful people that history has ever produced. But, did you know that from age 21 he developed his own set of values to follow in an attempt to become a better man?
Our beliefs and values are the base of our character and they drive the way we think, behave, and our attitude toward ourselves and the world around us. Understanding those beliefs and values and realizing that they are not fixed and can be altered is a critical prerequisite to your personal growth and self-improvement.