Goal Setting Precedes Change

Once a person is clear on what needs to change in their lives and why it is then appropriate to begin the process of taking the necessary steps to make it happen. The necessary steps often begin with setting concrete goals and at some point, developing action steps...

The Season has Changed – What’s the Change for You?

Change is a constant in life. We’re currently experiencing a change in the seasons as we shift from winter to spring. There is no better time than now to determine what is or should be the change for you. When you view your life broadly, what do you find are the...

Goals are Set – Now What?

Goals are actually nothing without action. A goal can literally be considered a dream if you do nothing about it. Action steps are described as the moves that you make to achieve the things that you have deemed important to you. They involve thinking through the...

Wisely Utilize Your Precious Time

Time is a topic that receives a great deal of attention, but rarely will you find someone who feels that they manage it well. How are you doing in this particular area? Do you find that you have more than enough time to get things done? In a world of complexity and...

Developing a Clear and Compelling Mission Statement

Living a focused and inspired life begins with possessing a relevant personal mission statement and effectively managing time. A person with a clear and compelling mission statement, aligned with a clear purpose (why) and vision (what) of the future is quite rare in...

Success – A Fresh Perspective

In today’s culture, success is often thought of as “having something” or achieving a certain level. How do you define success? Have you taken the time to consider the aforementioned question? If so, congratulations! You are one of very few people who have determined...

View Failure as an Opportunity for Growth

A serious conflict can occur if you are a risk-oriented person operating in a risk-averse environment. It can be confining and, among other things, boredom may occur. I have felt this way at various points in my life; and when I did, it was accompanied by feelings of...

Losing the Rat Race and Winning at Life

As I interact with family and friends and work with clients, I have been recently reminded that the “rat race” is alive and well. I find that we are stressed and often find it difficult to take a break for rest and rejuvenation from our jobs, businesses or other...

Enjoy the Freedom of Frugality

Frugal is a word that we rarely hear spoken in our market economy. We live in a land of plenty, and it is difficult to adopt a lifestyle characterized by purchasing just what we need and little more. The desire to have is ingrained in us at a young age. We are...

Becoming Comfortable Saying “No”

The average human being is exhausted from an abundance of commitments and obligations; for many of which, there is very little passion. We have slim-time related margins and demands on our time are high. We are challenged by the need to balance the many competing...