Business, Inspiration

Failure Sucks, Dude

4 Surefire Ways to Fail at Reaching Your Goals Napoleon Hill said, 'A goal is a dream with a deadline.' Are you great at dreaming but not so good at attaining your goals? I could dream up business ideas and strategy for days. I literally have 100s of URLs and journals filled with the next… Continue reading Failure Sucks, Dude

Business, Inspiration

Creating Time Frames + Being flexible in Goal Setting

To tha Tick Tock You Don't Stop. Yes, that was a Color Me Bad reference. Stop hating. Two weeks ago we talked about S.M.A.R.T goal planning; Specific, Measurable, Action-Oriented (or Achievable), Realistic, and Timely. The last is probably the most important. Your goals need a time frame because without one, you can easily spin your… Continue reading Creating Time Frames + Being flexible in Goal Setting

Business

Learning to Love Metrics

Staying on Track with Your Goals: How to Measure Your Progress In the corporate world, uttering the word "metrics" can invoke some not so pleasant feelings. Typically they're applied to a financial or performance outcome. If you're ex-corporate and the word metrics makes you break out in a sweat, fumble for a Xanax, hold up. Kick back… Continue reading Learning to Love Metrics

Business, Empowerment, Inspiration

The Dirty Details in Goal Setting

Ever heard the expression the devil's in the details?  Yeah. I have no idea what that really means, but in goal planning in order to be achievable, goals must be specific. How can you reach a goal when you're not sure exactly what it is? Goals need to be clear and as detailed as possible.… Continue reading The Dirty Details in Goal Setting

Business, Empowerment

Resolutions Suck. Goal Setting is Awesome.

Resolutions set you up for failure. Every year you may resolve to lose 20lbs, but unless you have a plan on getting there, you're just going to feel guilty about breaking your resolution. Screw Resolutions, Set Goals. <~~~ Tweet that. Goal setting is crucial for getting what you want out of your business (and life).… Continue reading Resolutions Suck. Goal Setting is Awesome.