Aug 012012
 
Goal Setting Part IV: 10 Goal Setting Categories Explained

In Goal Setting Part II I mentioned that if you’d like to set goals for yourself, but haven’t found any that you feel inspired to achieve, you can try using goal setting “categories” to generate new ideas.  By using categories, you’ll discover goals that reflect the diversity of your ambitions- you’ll be reminded that there […]

Apr 282012
 
99 Is Not 100

Sometimes our goals are so distant that they seem unattainable, and it can feel like the little steps we’re taking towards them are meaningless.  I recently calculated that at the rate we’re saving to buy a new [used] car for me, it will take us 9 years to reach our savings goal.  9 years! I […]

Apr 182012
 

According to statistics, you likely fall into one of two groups: 1) The 8% who are actively working to achieve their New Year’s Resolutions, or 2) the rest of us, who are in various stages of falling off that bandwagon.  Whichever group you are in, there’s no better time than the present to re-evaluate and […]

Dec 302011
 

If you’re motivated to set New Year’s Resolutions, but are having trouble coming up with a complete list of goals to set, try using goal setting categories to organize your thinking.  By “categories” I just mean areas in your life where you’d like to improve.  Once you define a category, usually 1-3 goals will bubble […]

Dec 282011
 
Goal Setting Part I: Three Steps to Achieve Your Goals

It’s the time of year when many people resolve to make small and large changes to their lives by setting New Year’s Resolutions.  But how many of us start the new year with fantastic enthusiasm for acheiving our new goals, only to fall off track weeks or even days later?  Lots and lots of us, […]