Yesterday, we discussed the stages of a project and key questions and actions in each phase. Critical to the entire process is having a clear goal and then executing against that goal. Ultimately, what’s the problem you are trying to solve? Is the goal clear? The stages of a … [Read more...] about What happens when the goal isn’t clear?
Did you intend to create a theme, one word or goals for the year on January 1 and then not get around to it? Or create it, but you’ve abandoned it already? Don’t worry. According to the research, only 3% of people set written goals and only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s … [Read more...] about What’s your theme for 2016? | Cultivate Community
As we're rapidly moving through January, I'm realizing anew the distinction between between goals and habits. Do you distinguish between the two? A new year, new goals With the dawn of the new year, I sat down and contemplated my goals for the coming 12 months (more to come on … [Read more...] about On goal-setting and habit formation
A review of the best planners of 2016? Yes, please. An addiction to planners? Who, me? I think it started in my middle school days, and every August and/or January, I get slightly giddy thinking about the planner I'm going to use in the new year. I'm all about the … [Read more...] about The Best Planners of 2016: Ultimate Planner Recap
It’s that time of year! A common November goal, and one of mine, is to plan for a peaceful and lower-stress holiday season. This is the big week, and we kicked it off with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and a fantastic, but low-key family Thanksgiving dinner yesterday. We … [Read more...] about How to Plan for an Awesome Christmas