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Now that you have a vision of where you are going, it is important to set goals that move you in the direction of your vision. I like to make sure they are SMART goals. You may have heard this acronym before, but it stands for: Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-Bound.
The next step in this journey to greater success and fulfillment is establishing your personal vision. A personal vision is grounded in the present and includes every significant aspect of your life, who you are, and what you desire in your life. A great place to begin this is to start with a deep understanding […]
A key step in becoming the person you were meant to be is discovering more clearly who you are and what you value. Slowing down and understanding the values you hold most dear can help you make better choices and evaluate what values are being honored or violated in any given situation. You can then begin to make choices that help honor your values and feel more fulfilled.
Have you ever had the feeling that you were just “looking and acting the part” in your work life? You are not alone. Stop being a victim of the “Driven Life”, characterized by constant overwhelm and rush, a constant feeling of urgency about everything, a “silver bullet” mentality and goals driven by everyone but you. Find your truest, strongest self and become that person in everything you do.
Vision is the core of motivation, power and success. How can you create yours?
What is engagement and how can you build it? Understand what it means for your company and why you should care about engagement.
Tips for managing those difficult relationships in the workplace
What are you thankful for?
Entrepreneurs are by their nature a pretty risk-tolerant group. They have to be – setting off on their own to do something no one else has done, or at least that no one else has done in quite the same way, in the same place, that they are doing. However, taking risks doesn’t have to […]
In the coaching world, we talk about environmental design as a way of enhancing and facilitating change and development. What that really means is that change is easier when the environment you live and work in supports the change. Have you ever been to a training where you learned about a new exciting tool and […]
Many of my clients use advertising to build awareness of the products or services, and they often wonder if they could be doing a better job of developing effective advertising messages. One tool I used way back in “big marketing” days at P&G and Coca-Cola was the AdMap. What this does is clarify the purpose […]
I have been working on presenting coaching models and reasons to entrepreneurs and small business owners and stumbled across a recent comment by Google CEO Eric Schmidt: Everyone Needs a Coach Says Google CEO if Google’s CEO says his coach was invaluable in helping him develop, rise above the day to day and be a […]
In my line of work, I get up close and personal with the people running businesses, starting businesses and growing businesses. I have tremendous respect for the entrepreneurial spirit that motivates people to take the personal and financial risks associated with starting a business, and I love my clients. They inspire me, they teach me, […]
I just heard Seth Godin speak about his new book “The Dip“. His book isn’t really about quitting, but about building mastery, but part of the path to mastery is about knowing when to quit. As an expert at quitting, or rather designing my own career path, I thought I’d add my thoughts about how […]