If you are like the over 40% of goal-setters who have abandoned their new year’s resolutions by January of the same year, then you need strategies to get back on track with your goals. In my latest Forbes post, I shared four strategies (and new book recommendations) to help you maintain those new year’s resolutions. [...]
When you have come to the edge Of all the light you know, And are about to step off Into the darkness of the unknown, Faith is knowing One of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on, Or you will be taught how to fly. Anonymous poet Do you believe [...]
Think big. Focus. Never give up. That’s your mantra. Everything else will fall into place. – Rebecca Matthias Rebecca Matthias is CEO of Mothers Work (retail outlets include Mimi Maternity, Pea in the Pod, and Motherhood). This quote is from her book, Mothers Work, one of my favorite business books — an inspirational and informative [...]
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow. – George S. Patton Are you waiting for perfect conditions to start a business, change careers or [fill in the blank] when good enough is already here? What goal has been put on hold due to more planning? Can you start something today? Don’t [...]
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny. - Kin Hubbard Is there an area of your life where you feel bad things are happening to you? If you were to take responsibility for mistakes or poor results, without blaming, what would you do differently? What can you do from now on to move towards [...]
People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing . . . that's why we recommend it daily - Zig Ziglar, speaker and author I may need to post a motivational quote daily instead of weekly! Are you pumped up each and every day? How do you motivate yourself before a big meeting [...]
Always be happy, never be satisfied – Mark McKeon, author and speaker Are you happy? Do you make time to celebrate? Do you take care of yourself? Are you striving? If you were to update your bio or resume, do you have something new to add? Do you do your best work? You can be [...]
True life is lived when tiny changes occur – Leo Tolstoy What is one positive change you can implement right now – eat one piece of fruit each day, get fresh flowers for your desk, take your lunch break outdoors? You don’t have to quit your job. You don’t have to spend lots of money. [...]
We must find ideas big enough to be afraid of again - Garland Wright, Guthrie Artistic Director What items on your wish list scare you? Are you aiming too low? What resolution can you make right now that inspires both fear and excitement?
The greatest hurdle is convincing yourself that what you want is possible. Author Unknown I loved the Chip and Dan Heath book, Decisive, and I can’t recommend it highly enough. It is about making better decisions, and one of the book’s first recommendations is Widen Your Options. Think “And” rather than “Either/Or”. Many times that [...]
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