AltanaESP Glossary

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G R I T: Our dedication and endurance

GRIT - essentially - can be regarded as the main driving force behind all actions and activities related to our dreams and talent, and is characterized by…

  • Passion
  • Authenticity
  • Optimism
  • Empathy
  • Openness

However, GRIT is much… much… more than passion, optimism, empathy and openness. GRIT is the calibrated culmination and synchronicity of a multitude of different factors as indicated in the following table.

ConativeConative Conation is a concept that stems from the Latin term conatus, meaning any natural tendency, impulse, striving or directed effort. Conative is the synchronicity and culmination of three parts of the mind and the propelling energy of our consciousness... the affective, cognitive and normative. Whereas.. the truly believe inmaximumdoubt
DreamsDreams Dreams without actions leads nowhere, but actions without dreams turn into chaos and disorder! In our present highly “developed” scientific and technological driven “westernized-capitalistic-bureaucratic and consumer-driven” civilization and culture, many people tend to frown negatively on the idea of dreaming. Dreaming is frequently regarded as a complete waste of time and a convenient way to escape the harsh truths of the
EquilibriumEquilibrium Equilibrium implies a “stable mental and psyche dynamics” in which psyche forces cancel one another to obtain a healthy perspective based on higher levels of awareness. Equilibrium - in essence - is the equality of distribution, a stable situation in which disharmonious forces cancel one another, which allows for a balanced or realistic mindset and outlook on life (systemquite obvioussupernatural
G • P • SG • P • S A much diluted and illustrative representation of the actual Human GPS System of Life. In general terms the abbreviation GPS stands for the Global Positioning Satellite system that we use to “pin point” our geographical position on this planet of ours. However, melancholycountless forceshappinesshappinesshappinessfundamental
Goals and Setting of GoalsGoals and Setting of Goals We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
Legacy StatementLegacy Statement Our legacy statement is a culminated synchronicity (i.e. symbiosis) of our vision, our value and our mission statements. Our legacy statement can be regarded as a “life view filter” to establish how we would like other people to think about, see and/or remember us (i.e. the core of our self-expression and -identitymaterialisticsurvivalorganized religionnegotiated
MindfulnessMindfulness Within the AltanaESP context mindfulness is defined as the awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and the surrounding environment, characterized mainly by “acceptance”... thus, being aware of, acknowledgement and paying attention to the thoughts,
Minimum StandardsMinimum Standards In any event, situation, relationship or interaction there are minimum requirements or standards (i.e. principles) that we consider necessary for it - any relationship, situation or interaction - to be acceptable and . Minimum standards are different from our expected ideal or perfect circumstances, but at least they provide a sound foundation that can be applied as stabilizing parameters (
Mission StatementMission Statement ACTION... NOW! Our mission statement is a clear indication of our fundamental purposes in life and how to achieve it. A mission statement mainly answers the question... “How to and what actions will allow me to achieve my objectives and goals?” Therefore, our mission statement fundamental
OryxOryx The Oryx-way for a Life Journey of Development & Growth, because it chooses to create by means of awareness. &the herd...when the going gets tough, the tough gets going!...both personal and professionalself-developmentgrowthoptimal usepower of nowseizing the momentauthenticself-actualization 1. Key Life Scripts The habitual inclination sourcing from a dominated Oryx accountability<a name="dream_career"></a>unwise
Our Values SystemOur Values System Our personal and/or cultural values might be an absolute or relative ethical set of values that we are devoted and committed to and which forms the very foundation of our ethical everyday actions. Our value system is a set of consistent values, priorities, good/bad parameters, crteria and measures of our daily behaviors, that is sourcing from and which are established by our culturehonouredpersonal interpretationsdoing the right thingdoing things right
Prioritized and Establish Personal & Professional ValuesPrioritized and Establish Personal & Professional Values The main benefit of knowing and understanding our system of values is that we will gain tremendous clarity and focus, but ultimately, we must use this newfound clarity and to make accountable choices, take responsible decisions and to undertake committed any othercontinuumhappinesshappinessinstantlypersonal core valuespricesignificant other
Self-DeterminationSelf-Determination ---------- A healthy SELF-DETERMINATION provide us with a BIG HEART to live a self-reliant and fulfilling life to the fullest! (i.e. to productively deal with life's many adversities and bountiful challenges courageously!). Because we have the sureness that our can or cannotrobustown resourcespast experiencesaccountabilitydelicate balance<a name="past"></a><a name="present"></a><a name="future"></a>robustrobusthappinessaccountabilitydoing the right thingdoing things right
Self-worthSelf-worth Short and Sweet! As within... so without! Self-worth is a term reflecting our worth or value as a person, as perceived by ourselves. Whereas self-confidence is mainly derived from external feedback, self-worth - in turn - is mainly derived from internal feedback. Self-worth reflects our faith in our unique capabilities, potential and that which could be, rather than that what currently is.cornerstone institutions
Value StatementValue Statement Our value statement represent what we hold dear and our priorities in life. Our value statement describes our priorities, desires, represents our beliefs and what we regard as actually “worth fighting for”. Our value statement primarily drives our philosophy of life and determines our accountability
Vision StatementVision Statement A vision statement can roughly be translated as “”, the “picture of our destiny”. Regardless of whether our future vision is personal, career or business-like in nature. Our vision statement is our inspiration, the framework and outline for all our lives