It’s Tuesday and I am so glad you’re reading this because it’s Election Day in the USA. Today is the day that the next President of the United States of America will be determined, as well as many local and national government positions. I don’t know about you, but I will be glad for [...]
In countless hours I have invested in working with clients from all walks of life and studying the most successful people of our time, I have found that there are two primary two distinct approaches to learning. 1. Learn what unsuccessful people do and then don’t do it. and… 2. Learn what successful people do [...]
No matter who you are and how well versed you are at goal setting, there are a number of experiences we have all encountered at one time or another when en route to our goals. One of the most common is fear. The bigger your goals are, the greater the fear you are likely to [...]
Today January 17 is allegedly the most depressing day of the year. Really. It’s quite scientific.
Back in 1939, a Russian Jewish immigrant songwriter was working on location for a movie in Beverly Hills. He was separated from his family and wrote a few notes of a song and placed in in a song trunk where it sat for two years. There came a time he dusted off the song, finished it and it went on to become the #1 selling song of all time…
Most high achievers I have studied took 100% responsibility for
their life and made a concerted effort to learn the art of goal
setting. Most goal achievers invest their own time, energy and
financial resources. Many have joined clubs, communities,
organizations and hired a coach or mentor to further instill the
mastery of this crucial life skill.
There are literally hundreds of ways goal setting benefits your
life. I have identified the top ten to serve as a reminder the
many ways you can gain more control over your life and why it is
crucial that you do whatever it takes to learn and master the art
of goal setting.
Dear Jill is a new series we have created to answer the questions that come in to our inbox and in working with clients so that you can benefit from the lessons others experience en route to their goals. Bring us your biggest questions or most pressing issues by either commenting below or emailing us [...]
The only way to grow your courage muscle is to use it. The only way to overcome a fear is to face it. Sometimes when you are afraid to do something that you know you are capable of, it means you MUST do it. I could spend my entire life avoiding things that scare me but then I would never grow. I would miss out on so many delicious experiences. When muscles and skills are not used, they atrophy, the fade, they shrink. You increase and grow your capacity whenever you pursue your potential.
Have you ever found yourself making a commitment and when the time came to follow through and do what you said you were going to do, you failed to follow through just because you didn’t feel like it?
One of the primary distinctions I have discovered between people who habitually achieve their goals and create the results they desire is that successful people follow through whether they feel like it or not.