An essential inspiration for my own intention and attitude in life are my memories of my past trips to Bhutan.
What is this, the Happiness Index measured in Bhutan? This post had been published initially in a travel report about a visit to Bhutan in March 2020. Part 2 of my travel-blog for the special occasion of the Global Happiness Day March 20.
This list of core skills, analogous to the principles of Emotional Intelligence according to Daniel Goleman, can already be internalized as an adolescent - this could save us a lot of friction and loss of energy - at work and in life.
With every decision we make as an entrepreneur, as a manager, we make ourselves "guilty" - we are pursuing a goal and the goal is without exception growth. This self-interest is not right or wrong per se, and certainly not morally reprehensible at all: We strive for added value that allows us to lead a good life. The question is, how do we define "added value" - and how we "lead a good life": If only short-term profit maximization on the balance sheet and the accumulation of sales and profits have priority for my individual standard of living as the currency for added value, then this does not correspond to my pleasure principle for entrepreneurship
There is potential in trust so that something can arise and grow. Control, on the other hand, is reminiscent of ready-made templates or stereotypes - anything that does not match the criteria for control is assessed as waste. Control is binary, trust is multidimensional.