How you Measure Your Life Will Have a Profound Impact on Your Happiness and Well Being

With every moment of time, every decision about how you spend your energy and your money, you are making a statement about what really matters to you. You can talk all you want about having a clear purpose and strategy for your life, but ultimately this means nothing if you are not investing the resources you have in a way that is consistent with your strategy. — Clayton Christensen

How we measure our lives will have a profound impact on our happiness and well being.

Measurement Can Fuel Comparison

Measurement Can Reduce Empathy

Measurement Can Fuel Unreasonable Standards for Success

If you measure your life with someone else’s yardstick (which every external metric is), you will always be driven by a need for validation. But if you measure it with your own yardstick, metrics that you chose, you will be successful on your own terms.

Measuring Time With People Who Matter

Measuring Impact Instead of Reach

Society has ingrained into us very particular idea of what success in business looks like. You work as many hours as possible, and when your business starts to do well, you scale everything up in every direction. To this day, this strategy is considered what it takes to be a success in business — solving problems by adding more to the solution. — Paul Jarvis

Measure the Commitments You Honored Instead of the Outcome You Expected

Measure What You Give Instead of What You Earn

What you give comes back to you many times over.

Measuring What You Have Instead of What You Lack

Measuring Experiences Instead of Goals

Gain an Unfair Creative Advantage

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