What do you REALLY REALLY want?

With Christmas and New Year (and my birthday even, hint hint) it’s a time when you might get asked “What do you want?” It’s a question I often pose to my clients as we enter a new year to consider goals and vision for one’s life, business and success. It can be a tough question for some. I know I have often struggled with getting really clear on my goals at times, and have found myself going round in circles without a clear focus of direction. Here’s the truth: The times that I have been absolutely clear with what I

Dos and Don’ts of Goals

Think you don’t have a goal?  Even if you want to have a simple, peaceful life with little or no responsibilities – I hate to break your bubble – that’s a goal. A goal is simply something you are aiming for – an ideal of how you want your life to be, or what you want to experience. I have had some interesting conversations the past week about goals – what goals are and what they are not, whether they work or not, who do they work for?  So here are my further views on approaching goal setting. 1. Goals

Goal Achievement is not an Exclusive Process

Last week I read an article/blog that stated that one should forget about goals and resolutions. They don’t work! Rather than goals, you should focus on your actions instead. It really pissed me off, because I knew the author was only writing that to be controversial for the sake of it….and, I would hate for her readers to take it to heart. The problem here is the exclusive mindset.  That it has to be one thing or the other. We need to replace OR with AND. Goal achievement is a process of steps.  Just like goals are not a destination, neither