“It was so much easier this year to set our team goals, now that we have a shared vision,” Chris remarked, reflecting on the visioning process they had recently completed. “We are way ahead of the curve this year!”
Was he right? Maybe …. It depends on whether his team’s systems and practices . . . → Read More: How to Keep Your Team Goals on Track
It is the winter solstice – the darkest day of the darkest week of the year in the northern hemisphere. It is the moment before the balance shifts and light begins to overtake darkness.
The darkness has been particularly difficult this week, in the face of horrific tragedy, loss and suffering.
And . . . → Read More: Pause, The Moment of Between
Courtesy Ruth D. Stoner
I once heard that in order to reach the moon, NASA made over a thousand mid-course corrections. At first I was surprised. If you know where you’re going, why not just set the trajectory and plot the course, like they do on Star Trek?
But then I realized it’s a . . . → Read More: 1001 Mid-Course Corrections
When you have a vision, you know where you want to go and you can see your next steps – but you won’t be able to see the entire path.
Vision is not about the path, it’s about the destination. As you take each step, the next step becomes clear as long as you . . . → Read More: A Big Goal Is Not The Same As a Vision
My friend Susan wrote, “Although I am ashamed to admit it….I don’t think I have any goals right now. At least there are none that have crystallized for me. I am a goal-setter, always have been, and have achieved almost all that I have set….
What I am trying to do is feel comfortable . . . → Read More: Goal Setting for Goallessness
In 1999 I decided to re-prioritize my life. My children were five- and ten-years old, and my career was approaching a peak. I travelled two to three days a week and worked an additional 30 hours a week in my home office. I squeezed work into every crack – joining a conference call while . . . → Read More: 7 Things I Learned About Goal Setting in 1999
In 1975, Terry Fox, was awarded Athlete of the Year his senior year in his British Columbia, Canada high school. A few months after graduation, he discovered he had a malignant tumor. His leg was amputated four days later.
The night before his operation, he read a magazine article about an amputee who ran . . . → Read More: When You’re Thrown Off Course…
Do you have a new team or are you starting a new project? Most teams rush into the work of the team without getting clear agreements in the beginning about where they are going or how they want to get there. They wait until they hit a bump in the road, and then are . . . → Read More: Set Up Your Team for Success
Six Tips to Set Goals That Will Get You Where You Want to Go. Vision is your destination. Goals are the milestones that mark your journey. They quantify and define the steps you take along the way as you go for the gold medal.
Where your vision is broad and big, goals . . . → Read More: 6 Tips to Set Goals That Will Get You Where You Want to Go
Why hasn’t my life turned out the way I planned? Twice in one week I heard this exact same question. Both times I was surprised because each accomplished, attractive woman would be considered enviable by most standards.
Michelle’s warm personality and infectious laugh attracts a lot of friends. She has a loving husband, two . . . → Read More: Personal Vision: 6 Guidelines to Create a Vision For the Life You Really Want