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Envisioning

By |January 2nd, 2014|

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” — Mary Oliver

Envision. Think big. Dream.

This is the time to turn off the autopilot and start thinking consciously about your vision for the new year in your life, your career, and your work. Take time for a little ideastorming. The new year is a great opportunity to start flexing your envisioning muscles! Have fun with this. Relax. Consider taking some quiet time to contemplate and reflect on these questions.

You might want to grab a piece of paper or a journal and jot down some of […]

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Welcome to 2014!

By |January 1st, 2014|

Did you get a chance to think about ONE change you want to make in your life or work in 2014? So how can you effectively approach making positive changes in your work, career or life in 2014? How can you ensure that you’ll stick with your goals beyond January 15th? Here are some initial suggestions for doing that:

  1. Envision Big: Define a vision for your life, career or work/business. Identify what matters most to you and why. Get clear on the big picture. Factor in your hopes and dreams and values.
  2. Narrow Your Focus: Pinpoint 1 or 2 areas of your life or work […]
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Rethinking Resolutions

By |December 31st, 2013|

Tomorrow brings the dawning of a New Year. 2014. Right now all around the globe people are setting their New Year’s Resolutions. Some are thinking about their hopes and dreams. Others have a specific goal in mind, something they want to see change. Most will lift their glasses tonight to toast with a last-minute envisioned vow of the things they resolve to do differently in 2014.

To most people, New Year’s means they’ve got a clean slate and a fresh start. The most common resolutions are focused improving personal finances and/or living a healthier life.

We all know these resolutions well as […]

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Celebrating 2013

By |December 30th, 2013|

As you wrap up 2013, consider spending a few minutes taking stock of your 2013 journey and celebrating your growth, contributions and accomplishments.

In our fast moving culture where our eyes tend to be strongly focused on the prize ahead, we forget to routinely acknowledge and celebrate our progress along the way. Instead, we tend to focus more on what we have yet to accomplish and on what has tripped us up along the way.

“Stop worrying about the potholes in the road and celebrate the journey!”—Barbara Hoffman

So take a few minutes over the next few days to celebrate and acknowledge YOU and […]

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