Category: Goal Setting

Ziglar Quotes for Motivation

Hilary “Zig” Ziglar (1926-2012) was an author and motivational speaker filled with pithy quotes for overcoming obstacles and continuing with your goals. Here are a few that I hope will be helpful to you. Sincerely, Deborah Zig Ziglar Quotes “Of course motivation is not permanent. But…

Just Start Already? How?

You might have a goal. You might make plans. You might hear people tell you “just start already,” but if you have internal hangups,  you still might remain exactly where you are despite your plans. How do you get over whatever is preventing you from accomplishing…

Why You Procrastinate (& What to Do About It)

You have a goal to reach but you often procrastinate. Why? Let’s look at the three aspects of achievement,  go through the process of elimination and determine where the problem of procrastination might exis so that you can get started again. There are three aspects to…

Success is a Moving Target

The sweet spot of success lies somewhere between where your interests overlap with someone else’s needs or wants. As you gain experience, as you discover what you really want and what the client or customer wants, the target moves.  It will forever move if you’re paying…

How to Prepare for Fear

Dr. Susan Baili says in her book Live a Life You Love: 7 Steps to a Healthier, Happier, More Passionate You”  that when embarking on a goal we must prepare to be afraid. When an opportunity that you want arrives, you might feel pangs of fear.…

Why Your Blog Is Necessary

Your thoughtful opinions and observations are worthy of a hearing. Indeed, they are necessary. A blog is currently a great vehicle for those ideas. Let’s explore the reasons.

1 Tip to Understand Your Multiple Career Interests

Author Barbara Sher is known for coining the term “Scanner” to refer to people who wish to incorporate more than one interest in their careers or who wish to have multiple careers in a lifetime. Through her books, including Refuse to Choose, Ms. Sher has helped…

When to Stop Researching If You Are On a Deadline

One useful thing to learn in research is when to stop. In this era of unprecedented information access, where the acronym TMI (Too Much Information) is used to ask someone to stop sharing, it’s great to know when to push away the plate of info and…