Harvard Business Review

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing Yourself (with bonus article “How Will You Measure Your Life?” by Clayton M. Christensen)

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David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
choice and successful pursuit of a profession is but one tool for achieving your purpose. But without a purpose, life can become hollow.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
promise my students that if they take the time to figure out their life purpose, they’ll
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
they’ll look back on it as the most important thing they discovered at HBS. If they don’t figure it out, they will just sail off without a rudder and get buffeted in the very rough seas of life.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
For me, having a clear purpose in my life has been essential. But it was something I had to think long and hard about before I understood it.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
The reason? They didn’t keep the purpose of their lives front and center as they decided how to spend their time, talents, and energy.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
other occupation offers as many ways to help others learn and grow, take responsibility and be recognized for achievement, and contribute to the success of a team.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
My conclusion: Management is the most noble of professions if it’s practiced well.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
of the theories that gives great insight on the first question—how to be sure we find happiness in our careers—is from Frederick Herzberg
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
you’re not guided by a clear sense of purpose, you’re likely to fritter away your time and energy on obtaining the most tangible, short-term signs of achievement, not what’s really important to you.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
isn’t about buying, selling, and investing in companies, as many think. The principles of resource allocation can help people attain happiness at home.
David Rettig Hinojosahas quoted6 months ago
Herzberg’s assertion that the most powerful motivator isn’t money; it’s the opportunity to learn, grow in responsibilities, contribute, and be recognized
Linus Gaarn Johansenhas quoted2 years ago
Are you headed for an energy crisis?
Please check the statements below that are true for you.
Body
□ I don’t regularly get at least seven to eight hours of sleep, and I often wake up feeling tired.
Gede Wahyu Adi Pramanahas quoted2 years ago
Amazingly few people know how they get things done. Indeed, most of us do not even know that different people work and perform differently
Gede Wahyu Adi Pramanahas quoted2 years ago
The only way to discover your strengths is through feedback analysis
Gede Wahyu Adi Pramanahas quoted2 years ago
without a purpose, life can become hollow
Gede Wahyu Adi Pramanahas quoted2 years ago
When people ask what I think they should do, I rarely answer their question directly. Instead, I run the question aloud through one of my models
Eric Balbuenahas quoted3 years ago
“What can I contribute?”
Eric Balbuenahas quoted3 years ago
“What are my values?”
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