Category Archives: Goal-Setting

09 Dec

How Do You Get What You Want in 2017?

Answer: Look ahead, decide what it is, commit it to writing. (There is more you can do, but this alone will take you a long way.) When is the Right Time to Get Ready for 2017? Answer: Right now. Here we are – 2 weeks from the end of the year. We are, many of

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19 Jan

Opening Doors

“We enter the year with goals, dreams, intentions, and expectations. But, as a fellow yoga teacher writes, let’s also leave a door wide open to simply receive whatever wanders in.” I received this quote in an email from a friend of mine who is the Interim Administrator of the Sacramento Waldorf School, where my son

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06 Jan

2016 – Now What?

If you did the guided visualization I posted last week, you will now have a sense of where you want to be at the end of 2016. And you may have created a list of outcomes you want to accomplish. If you didn’t do the visualization, you can do that or you can simply ask

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30 Dec

Guided Visualization for 2016

Hello and Happy end of 2015! Today I am offering you an exercise that will start you off with goal-setting for 2016. Below is a link to a visualization process that will allow you to see where you want to go this next year. You may want to do it once or twice or more.

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23 Dec

Start Where You Are

“Start where you are Use what you have Do what you can” –Arthur Ashe ____________________________________ We are nearing 2016 and some of you are getting ready to say what you want for next year. New beginnings are so fresh, so hopeful. I really believe that you can create a new beginning any time you want.

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29 Dec

Closing Down the Year

As 2014 draws to a close, many of us are reflecting on where we have been and thinking about where we are going. In this frame of mind, let me offer you some thoughts to intentionally close out this year. First, I suggest you do something many of us just don’t do very often —

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29 Dec

Closing Down 2013 to Help you Succeed in 2014!

  I want to offer you a simple process as we reach the end of the calendar year.  First, the reason for the process.  We tend to see things in chunks.  2013 is a chunk of time and our minds will naturally evaluate how we did during this chunk of time.  We will assess ourselves

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12 Dec

Getting Where You Want to Go – No Matter What!

“Discipline and persistence – there is no substitute.” –Barbara Fagan (www.sourcepointtraining.com) When I was 16, I wanted to get an after school job. I applied at McDonald’s, along with every other 16 year old in Valencia, California. Then I waited for the interview call. Days went by and they didn’t call. My mom said something

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06 Dec

Send Out 2012 and Set Yourself up for Success in 2013!

As you read this post and consider where you are headed for 2013, please see the end for a very special and limited time offer! A Formula for Success                There are many ways to get what you want.  Some are more powerful and more intentional than others.  (The one way that usually does not

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29 Dec

How to be Complete with 2011 and Ready for 2012!

Complete Your 2011 & Enhance Possibilities in 2012 Several years ago I began a practice that has been invaluable to me.  It is based on a premise I learned in my coach training program that completion releases energy.  Often we have too many “open loops” in our lives.  One of the things I teach in

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03 Nov

Well-Formed Outcome Part III

What do you Want & How will you get it? (Part III) What will you DO? “Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” – Sir Cecil Beaton DEFINE YOUR ACTION PLAN In

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06 Oct

What do you Want? (Part II)

What do you Want & How will you get it? (Part II) “What?” “When you are clear, what you want will begin to show up in your life, and only to the extent you are clear.” –Janet Bray Attwood, co-author of The Passion Test. After reading my last blog, you have spent some time defining

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28 Aug

What do you Want?

What do you Want & How will you get it? “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the cat. “I don’t much care where…” said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the

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