Archives for March 2015

What do you want?

Over the past three months you’ve done enough thinking and put enough things in place to take the next step forward.

You have explored what you believe about yourself and put priorities in order.

You know the difference between real goals and fake goals and the questions to ask to go get what you want. [Read more…]

Bringing order to the work front

Get Things in Order Puzzle Pieces Organize Your Life or Work

There’s method to the madness.

Since the beginning of the year you’ve been exploring all kinds of things: the positive side of last year, conversations and relationships that needed repairing, deciding what you believe is possible, clearly stating your priorities, and setting SMART goals. I hope you’re been discovering some interesting things.

That work is the foundation for what’s coming in a couple of weeks. [Read more…]

Take action to reduce frustration

Creating order out of chaos

Ok, it’s time to take a break.

For the past couple of months, you’ve been thinking about your beliefs, values, and priorities. You understand the basic questions to ask in order to set SMART goals and go get what you want in life.

If you need to review, simply go back through my blogs starting in January 2015. These blogs are your blueprint for making significant change in your life, small step by small step. If you follow this plan and take the steps each week, before you know it you will have achieved more than you thought possible! [Read more…]

Your blueprint for reaching goals

Reaching your goals

If you’ve been working through the weekly steps, you’ve come a long way since the beginning of the year. If you haven’t, it’s not too late. Revisit my earlier blogs and get going.

One huge mistake people make is giving up after a month or two has gone by without any change, and they slip back into what they’ve always done.

It’s time to do something different in order to get something different.

Today’s blog is one more about setting your goals. It’s a contemplation piece that is critical to your success.

You can assess the quality of your stated goal with a series of questions you can ask yourself: [Read more…]

5 ways to get SMART about your goals

What goals do you have?

Now that you’ve thought about beliefs and priorities both at home and at work, you’re ready to begin thinking about setting some goals.

You may be someone who has set goals before and didn’t quite stick to them. You had great intentions, great dreams in your mind, but for one reason or other you didn’t see them through.

Many people jump into setting goals before they know what they believe, before they determine their priorities, before they examine their Wheel of Life.

That’s why we did those exercises over the past few weeks. All of the blogs this year are geared toward getting you what you need and want, but going about it in a way that builds for the long term and increases the likelihood of you reaching what you want.

The other part of the problem with goals is that many people set fake goals. These aren’t so much goals as wishes, dreams, desires. [Read more…]