Obtain wise
counsel
~~~~~~
Don't
procrastinate
~~~~~~
Base decisions
on previous
commitments
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Count the cost
~~~~~~
Prepare for the
circumstances
Decisiveness
vs. procrastination
"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
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"Decide not rashly. The decision made can never be
recalled."
--Longfellow

"Watch thou and wake when others be asleep."
--Shakespeare

"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."
--Solomon
Character Word
for
July
CHARACTER COUNCIL
of RED RIVER VALLEY
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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
Etymology
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
determination

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
clear choice.
Read about Decisiveness in nature.
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