|Obtain wise |
Count the cost
Prepare for the
"the ability to recognize key factors
and finalize difficult decisions"
Therefore I will:
make the right decision and stick to it
look at things from more than one point of view
before making up my mind
do what I say
not give up to peer pressure
not look back
"Decide not rashly. The decision made can never be
"Watch thou and wake when others be asleep."
"To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to
acquire wisdom, one must observe."
--Maryln vos Savant
"It is the providence of knowledge to speak, and it is
the privilege of wisdom to listen.
--Oliver Wendell Holmes
"He that walks with wise men shall be wise."
of RED RIVER VALLEY
|Copyright acknowledgement -- Material on this page is from the book "Achieving True Success"
©2000 IACC, and Character First! 4th Edition Bulletin - No.2 ©2008 Character Training Institute
Words of Wisdom
|Decisiveness in the home includes:|
- Firmly establishing the family commitment to good character by forming habits
based on desired qualities
- Discussing with each other the decisions that need to be finalized to avoid
making rash choices based on the impulse of the moment
- Making decisions based on a commitment to character vs popular opinion
- Keeping each other accountable to not procrastinate
de•ci•sive•ness n: 1: the quality or power of settling a
dispute, question, doubt, contest, event 2: the ability to
conclude or finalize 3: the characteristics of prompt
Latin root caedere, meaning to cut; or strike. Adding the
prefix de- gives the meaning "to cut off." Decisiveness is the
ability to cut quickly to the heart of a matter. It involves
getting immediately to the fundamental issue and making a
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