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CLEAR Goals

Recently I posted a blog where I presented the acronyms for goal-setting: “S(pecific).M(easurable).A(chievable).R(ealistic).T(imebound).” and “P(ositive).U(nderstood).R(elevent).E(thical). for goal-setting.  (with acknowledgement to Cheri Alguire)   Ms. Alguire presented a third acronym for goal-setting that you may find helpful, interesting, and fun: C.L.E.A.R. goals. 

Posted in Goal Setting, Planning

PURE Goals

You are probably familiar with the acronym: “S(pecific).M(easurable).A(chievable).R(ealistic).T(imebound).” used in discussions regarding goal-setting.  We use it in our Quarterly Planning Sessions to make sure goals set are indeed “SMART” goals. I recently came across an article by Cheri Alguire that

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Vision Or Action?

Which is more critical to success – vision or action?  Do you remember when you first started your business or career choice?  Most likely, you had a clear vision of what your future would hold by pursuing that path.  Undoubtedly

Posted in Goal Setting, Mindset, Planning

Planning With Prioritization

With each Quarterly Planning Session, I am reminded of the value of planning.  I am also reminded of the positive impact planning has not only on businesses, but more importantly on the people doing the planning.  Much of our angst

Posted in Planning

Planning Is A Waste Of Time!

I’ve been told that planning is overrated or even a waste of time!  Why plan when life just gets in the way and our plans are thrown off anyway?  Or, my plans never seem to work out. Sound familiar? Well,

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Today’s Motivation:

  • No use talking about the problem unless you talk about the solution.