goals: CREATING YOUR PERSONAL VISION... - 06/26/13 07:08 AM
Creating a Personal Vision is a way to think about where you want to be and what you want to do now, next year, in five years or ten years.  It is a method of setting goals for ourselves. 
Sit down in a quiet spot and take a few deep breaths, relaxing as you exhale.  Once you feel relaxed, begin brainstorming what you want to learn and what you want to know.  Write these thoughts down.  Once you run out of ideas, look at your list and give a rating of 1 to 3 for each item on your list … (1 comments)

goals: What are your Goals? - 03/08/13 03:55 AM
“Having No Goals” according to Kate Lorenz, Editor of Career Builder.com, is a fatal Career Move. Lorenz says, “Failure doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal, but in not having a goal to reach.” It is my belief that having goals applies to not only careers, but also life. Careers require professional goals. Life requires personal goals. Having both personal and professional goals result in a balanced and successful life. Lorenz says, “Eighty percent of your effectiveness comes from 20 percent of your activities.” Visualize your goals, write them down, and commit to daily activities. Prioritize and focus on those daily … (2 comments)

goals: 5 Key Traits Leading to Success... - 03/17/11 06:06 PM
1. What Are Good People Skills?  A little likeability can go a long way.  People consistently and overwhelmingly prefer to work with likeable, less-skilled co-workers than with highly competent jerks. Researchers found that if employees are disliked, it's almost irrelevant whether they're good at what they do if other workers avoid them. 2. How Are My Relationships?  Develop and use relationships with others in your company and profession. Those who network effectively have an inside track on resources and information.  Effective networkers tend to serve on more successful teams and are more highly compensated.3. Do I Believe In Myself?  If you … (2 comments)

goals: 2011 Resolve to Appreciate Yourself - 11/16/10 03:09 PM
With the 2011 just around the corner, many of us are focused on our setting our goals, intentions, and resolutions. While this is a wonderful and exciting aspect of every New Year, one of the most important things we can focus on this new year is appreciating ourselves - first!
If you're anything like me and most of the people I know and work with, you probably have a tendency to be hard on yourself, or at least to think you have to achieve your goals or do something "good" in order to pat yourself on the back and appreciate yourself. … (1 comments)

goals: New Year's Resolution...Appreciate Yourself - 12/28/09 09:49 AM
With the 2010 just getting started, many of us are focused on our goals, intentions, and resolutions. While this is a wonderful and exciting aspect of every New Year, one of the most important things we can focus on this year is appreciating ourselves - first!
If you're anything like me and most of the people I know and work with, you probably have a tendency to be hard on yourself, or at least to think you have to achieve your goals or do something "good" in order to pat yourself on the back and appreciate yourself. What if we started … (0 comments)