Blog - Goal Setting

Leadership Life Hack

You may have heard of–or attended–a business training retreat or conference. These can be incredibly useful to learn more about the current business world, new developments in technology or social media and becoming…

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What is Living the Dream?

Everyone will have a best day, and everyone will have a worst day, but the majority of your life will be spent on what I call “just another Tuesday.” Many people spend their…

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Class of 2017-Keep your feet on the ground

For all those students graduating high school and college, and for all their parents, here is an inspirational story to remind you that, even when you don’t know what you’re going to do…

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If you drop the ball

It’s hard to believe it is March already.  Just about this time of year, the goals I set in January can start to lose their energy and commitment. That’s when I remind myself,…

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Are you wasting your time and money?

Why do we pay for other people to wash our cars, to clean our houses, or to walk our dogs? Some might call it laziness, but I think the real reason we’re so…

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What’s Next on Your List?

As we start off the New Year, feel the full weight of new goals and responsibilities, it can start to get a bit overwhelming. I’ve felt overwhelmed many times. It’s the slow, creeping…

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The Hidden Value of Going All In

When I work on something, I am all in. I give it my best effort, put in the time and the energy, and work to create something truly amazing. I call this Performance…

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How Much Discomfort Can You Handle?

The path to success isn’t comfortable. That’s because growing and changing and challenging yourself is, by nature, uncomfortable. For every inch of growth, there are growing pains. For every change, there is an…

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If You Survive the Spring Forward, Learn From It

No one likes the Spring Forward. Daylight Saving Time is confusing, its function is hotly debated, our bodies never really adapt, and it’s even been known to cause car accidents. If you’re struggling…

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Who’s in Your Cast?

If you love your job, I can almost guarantee that the people you work with are part of the reason. The same goes for if you hate your job. The people we surround…

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How Do You Eat an Elephant?

This is Caroline, Curtis’ marketing manager. As we examine the process of setting goals this month, I hope the following story inspires you to set manageable goals. When we try to dream big,…

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Are You Wasting Your Money?

What do you want to do with your money this year? How much do you want to spend? How much do you want to save? I’ve spent this month discussing goals, and I…

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Are You Wasting Your Time?

Why do we pay for other people to wash our cars, to clean our houses, or to walk our dogs? Some might call it laziness, but I think the real reason we’re so…

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Goal Setting Step Five: Measure

If you’re at a dock, preparing to sail to a distant, almost invisible stretch of land on the horizon, it’d be nice to have a GPS on board. Even though you can tell…

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Goal Setting Step Four: Take Action

Now that you’ve reflected on where you are and where you’ve been, dreamed about where you want to go, and set the goals needed to get there, it’s time to take action. It’s…

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Goal Setting Step Three: Set Goals

Now that you’ve spent time reflecting on where you were and dreaming about where you want to go, it’s time to set goals. Remember: the difference between a dream and a goal is…

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Goal Setting Step Two: Dream

In my last post, I lead you through Goal Setting Step One: Reflect. If you haven’t done your reflecting yet, stop reading this and go back to step one. If you’ve done your…

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Goal Setting Step One: Reflect

Every year, my wife and I do a Goal Setting workshop together to help us assess where we’ve been, where we are, where we want to go, and what we need to do…

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