All month I’ve been talking about goals: how to make, schedule, and achieve them. I have some clients who say “I’d like to have goals but I don’t know where to start or I am not really interested in changing my job, I’m content, but still feel something is missing”. Goals don’t have to be geared towards building high-powered careers or businesses. They can be living your passion and achieving happiness in your personal life. The objective is finding the part of your soul that feeds you and following it to the places that bring you joy. Whether it’s [...]
Wow, I have gotten so many interesting submissions to the “What’s the craziest thing you’ve done to achieve a goal?” contest. It’s really amazing what people will do to achieve a goal; it’s also interesting how much resistance people have to setting or achieving goals. I also noticed a pattern where people who had achieved the goal were analyzing what they had done and whether it was the right or wrong way to approach meeting the goal.
As a “recovering” perfectionist (I say recovering because it’s a hard habit to break), I think it’s important to allow yourself to [...]