Do you have any big lifetime bucket list items? I've got a few. One of these bucket list goals is to go to all 50 states by the time I am 50. I set this goal in college, after a friend had a goal of all 50 states by the time she was 30 (and she met the goal!). Growing up in a … [Read more...] about How knowing the big goal makes decisions easy
Happy New Year! I'm more excited about starting 2018 than I have been at the beginning of the last several years. Goodbye, 2017 While I ended the year on a good note, 2017 was a rough one. The year held some unexpected tough situations over which I had little or no control. For … [Read more...] about 2018: Goals + Word of the Year
Published: early December 2017. We're now well into 2018, so I hope you have 2018 goals set and in progress! In the last few years, it feels like the urgency of planning for the following year is starting earlier and earlier. This year, I started seeing a whole lot of … [Read more...] about Why you shouldn’t set 2018 goals (yet) and what you should do instead
Our boys ran their first race recently - a one mile fun run. They started out strong, and kept up the pace surprisingly well. Not so surprisingly, they both hit a point where they were tired and slowed down. The four year old may have even sat down on the grass at the side of … [Read more...] about 5 ways to finish strong
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?