I’ve been working through my Starting Well Challenge again this year (both as a user and as an editor). The single biggest reason why I love my own Challenge is that it brings clarity. And clarity is absolutely vital to making any change happen. And I’m a total sucker for a New Year’s push for change… Continue reading The Vital Importance of Clarity
I’ve been writing daily posts over the last couple weeks for something I’m calling the 2014 Starting Well Challenge. If you are interested in seeing what it’s all about, come check out the 2014 Starting Well Challenge Resource Page. While it’s geared to help you start your year, there’s no cosmic law saying you can’t… Continue reading Check out the Starting Well Challenge
Regardless of what your resolutions are for next year, let me toss out a proposition to you. Operate from a personal code of ethics. What flaky thing is this – this personal code of ethics? Think about successful businesses. They operate from a clear vision and set of guiding principles or a set of values.… Continue reading Operating from a Code of Ethics
While the overall purpose for having a plan is to become more and more intentional with our decisions and give ourselves the best chance to succeed, there is something else that having a plan can do. A playbook or a plan for the year, a system of goals and habits, can be sterile. In reality, the… Continue reading How Creating an Annual Plan Helps You Tell a Better Story
There is nothing magical about going through an end of the year or beginning of the year planning process. There’s no reason you shouldn’t go through it at the beginning of a school year or some time in April or any other time that makes sense to you. But I do believe there is power… Continue reading Why Plan for a New Year?
We all know that making change is much easier in community. Anonymous groups are built on the idea that it takes a community surrounding each individual for consistent change to take hold. One man vs. a bottle results in frustration or worse. One man + a group of fellow strugglers clawing after the same goal… Continue reading Starting Well – An Invitation and a Challenge