When you’re overwhelmed, you might be struggling with this…

Few things feed garden variety overwhelm more than a lack of clarity. Have you ever decided to tackle the ‘clean out the garage’ project? Or that closet? Or the basement? Or your email inbox? It’s overwhelming isn’t it? When I take on a project like that, I just stand and stare for a really long time with… Continue reading When you’re overwhelmed, you might be struggling with this…

Clarity, Vision, Action, Focus, Perseverance

Clarity, Vision, Action, Focus, Perseverance. Clarity: You must be clear on your priorities. What are the things most important to you? Can you write these things down? Vision: What are your dreams for the things and people that are most important to you? Where you do you want to be this time next year? 3… Continue reading Clarity, Vision, Action, Focus, Perseverance

The Vital Importance of Clarity

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

How to Become an Effective Person

First off, I don’t claim to have the secret to accomplishing this feat of “becoming effective.” I’m just trying to figure it out myself. Effectiveness isn’t a common goal. We want to be successful, happy, purposeful.  Effective sounds a little harsh. It sounds too utilitarian. But to me, it’s not about being an uber-disciplined hard body… Continue reading How to Become an Effective Person