The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #2

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #2

2. If you are forging your own path, prepare for disapproving reactions. “A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.” ~ Mark TwainAnyone who has ever decided to take a different path, has experienced the shock, disapproval and concern from their own tribe (aka friends, family etc…) It often isn’t until you cross the line from idea to fruition that they may (and not always) give you kudos. That is why the #1...

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Are you S.M.A.R.T when setting targets and goals? Part 2

Are you S.M.A.R.T when setting targets and goals? Part 2

So… How did you do with the Attainability part of your S.M.A.R.T targets? The second part to cover is the “REALISTIC” part. How many of you get a nasty feeling when you look at that word? I think back to my parents and I having a conversation about my expectations of going to university with the grades I made in my senior year. “You have to be realistic about your expectations for which school you can attend with the grades you have”...

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Are you S.M.A.R.T when setting targets and goals?

Are you S.M.A.R.T when setting targets and goals?

One of the biggest challenges people seem to have is setting really clear targets and goals for themselves. I’m sure you have heard of using the S.M.A.R.T system when setting targets, but here is a quick review: S- Specific – What is the experience you want to create? M- Measurable – How will I know when I have reached the target? How will I measure, monitor and adjust along the way? A- Attainable – What tools, support and education will...

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GET PAID!!!

GET PAID!!!

There are millions of ideas about how to be successful in business and some of them are better than others. Yet there is an element of business that I know will make a momentous difference in your business and its one thing that I work on with just about all of my clients at one point or another. That one thing is… Get Paid! You bet. Sound silly or obvious? Keep reading… What stops people from getting PAID is all the un-supportive...

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Achieve your Goals with Sweet Surrender

Achieve your Goals with Sweet Surrender

Grab a Pen and Paper for this one!   What happens when we start a new process? I don’t mean starting a process we have completed before, like the drive to the lake house that we have made a few hundred times before or starting another work week. I mean a completely new process, one that we have never done before or one that isn’t even within our context of possibilities. The “UNKNOWN”! Sometimes the unknown is well laid plans not...

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How Close are you to your Goals? Read about ‘Target Practice’ here!

How Close are you to your Goals?  Read about ‘Target Practice’ here!

If we were to ask 100 people what they want from all of the financial development they have been doing, most of them say freedom of some sort. Phrases like “financial freedom, time freedom, freedom to do what they want when they want,” are often toted… If I asked them to be more specific most of them would say they “would travel, volunteer or donate, buy second homes and all sorts of odds and ends”. But I know if...

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