Setting New Year Goals and Resolutions

Setting New Year Goals and ResolutionsIf you’re like most of us, you rarely keep your New Year’s resolutions. Perhaps you have trouble with them because you make resolutions that are too ambitious. Or maybe you give up because immediate progress is hard to see. Whatever your reason, it’s possible to make adjustments in your approach until you get what you want.

If you want to keep your New Year’s resolutions, you first have to learn Continue reading

Goals Setting – Getting the Most Out of Your Day

Goals Setting - Getting the Most Out of Your DaySuccessful goals setting is as much about finding time to undertake your goals as it is about the actual setting of them. If you are a highly motivated person, and have a plan in place to achieve your goals, then, the more time you find to do them the better chance you have of achieving success. As an added bonus you will also achieve your goals quicker as well. This article provides four tips Continue reading

How to Prioritize Your Goals

How to Prioritize Your GoalsAs to which goals are most important at any given time, you’ll need to ask yourself some questions to determine where to place your focus.

* Which goals nag at you most often? What keeps you up at night that worries you? Are your finances suffering because you cannot earn enough money at your current job and you want to figure out how to get off the debt treadmill? This is a goal that fits Continue reading

A Story – How NOT to Settle for Less Than What You Really Want!

A Story - How NOT to Settle for Less Than What You Really Want!The Rolling Stones say it best, “you can’t always get what you want, But if you try sometimes you might find, you get what you need”. And I would add: and then some.

Last Friday my daughter experienced this lesson firsthand.

She had been saving for months for an iPod video. Mowing lawns, doing chores and saving, saving, saving. At the last minute she decided an iPod video was more than she needed Continue reading

From Goals to Plans – Learning the Hard Way

From Goals to Plans - Learning the Hard WayI spent some of my time on holiday reflecting on the year and the goals I had set for myself. I was pleased with my achievements. I released Compass Bearings, launched my website, and quadrupled my client base.

And then I noticed one of the most jaw-dropping, glaring, “but I know this stuff” kind of observations. It was this: the difference between the goals I did achieve and those that fell by the wayside Continue reading

Executive Coaching For Values-Based Leadership – Seven Deadly Habits

Executive Coaching For Values-Based Leadership - Seven Deadly HabitsLeadership Seven Deadly Habits

Are you working in an organization where leaders failed the business and the people he/she serves? Are the leaders in your organization motivated to do the right thing regardless of economic consequences?

One of the most powerful questions one can ask oneself is Am I working in a company where leaders are guided by core values? Values-based leaders see others Continue reading

The Symtoms of A Gambling Addict

The Symtoms of A Gambling AddictA compulsive gambler is dependent on the game and a lot of time and money is spent. A gambling addiction can be defined in many ways but one thing is clear, if a player of casino games encounters these problems on a regular basis there is often a compulsion towards gambling. These are some of the symptoms of the compulsive gambler.

How to recognize compulsive gambling?

Recognizing Continue reading

Goal Setting: How to Live Above the Line

Goal Setting: How to Live Above the LineThe beginning of a new year brings with it a bit of a worn-out tradition:

Setting New Year’s Resolutions.

Warning: This is goal setting and goal getting only for the serious.

First, choose a goal that is big enough to inspire you. You want to choose something that, come this time next year, you will be proud to have accomplished because your life will be different. Wimpy Continue reading

“You Want to Fight?” Teaching the Subtle Art of Leadership With a Quiet Example

The subtleties of leadership sometimes cause us to misjudge a good leader. This article shares a personal story that teaches the profound lesson of leading by example and seeking out the best in others. In business, coaching, or working with organizations, leaders busily pursuing objectives sometimes forget the power of a simple reflective question and a quiet example. Leaders need to remember Continue reading