Tag: goals

3 Aspects Influencing Goal Realization

Many of us set goals—independently and as part of teams. We strive to set goals that are realistic and achievable, but we are not always able to realize the goals we set. In fact, sometimes it is extremely difficult to even make progress, let alone actually achieve our goals. From changing circumstances and a lack […]

8 Ways to Change Negative Energy

Negative energy can wreak havoc on your mind and body, so being able to change your energy is critical to your health and wellness. When we think about negative energy and our desire to stop it, we need to consider the source or possible reasons for the negativity. We project our preconceived opinions on the […]

Four Questions to Sharpen Your Self-care Plan

Sometimes it’s hard to admit that we know what to do because we don’t do it. That’s partly because we put off doing things that we really don’t want to do. Some people decide to pick the low-hanging fruit and tackle what they know they can handle rather than attempting more difficult tasks, that is […]

Experiencing Happiness as You Pursue Your Life’s Purpose

4 Elements of Self-care that Compel Action To be happy, you need understanding—understanding of what happiness is and isn’t, and a commitment to making the time and effort to take care of yourself as you move through life. In 2019, after budget cuts at my place of employment, I found myself unemployed after 19 years […]

Why You Need to Take Responsibility for Your Happiness

Family, Friends, and Community Matter—But They Can’t Come First Some people believe that their job or friends are their most important priority. Others focus on family, business, or their studies. I know people who strive to have it all or do it all, they appear happiest when they complete the activities that they believe are […]

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How to Leverage Career Planning for Success

4 Steps to Guide You Throughout Your Career Career planning is an activity every professional should participate in periodically throughout their working life. In addition to setting short and long-range goals, career planning can help you anticipate challenges you might encounter as you implement your plans. Creating career plans involves reflection and identifying what strengths […]

What’s Your Mission in Life?

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style.” — Maya Angelou I’ve always been an admirer of Maya Angelou. I appreciate her wisdom and the way in which she captured meaning. The quote above is a favorite […]

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Use Perseverance to Create the Life You Want

Life can bring us tremendous joy and satisfaction. It can also bring us the most daunting challenges—some of which we wonder how we’ll make it through. When it comes to the deliberate pursuit of goals, everyone has a different approach. The approach you will take in pursuit of your goals can impact the success you […]

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New Manager’s Success Plan

10 Strategies to Position Managers for Success How can you stop stressing over your role as a new manager? • It’s not about having a college degree. • It’s not about being selected over other applicants. • It’s not even about knowing the right people. The real secret to being an effective manager is being […]

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What will you make of Your Career in the New Year?

Career Goals are the Ultimate Target How do you feel about the end of this year?  Perhaps you’re glad to have achieved your goals or simply made progress toward achieving your goals.  Hopefully you are excited or at least optimistic about the upcoming New Year.  Being an optimistic person (generally), I look forward to the […]