The Only Strategies You Need to Reach All Your Goals This Year

Can you believe it? It’s 11 days into 2017.  How are your goals coming so far? I’m trying my best to keep consistent with my plans.  How about you?  Has this year been different so far or the same as always? We make New Year resolutions, set goals, and make plans to do bigger and better things in the new year.  That "New Year, New You" saying gets us excited about self-improvement. But, somewhere along the way, we end up struggling.  Our progress slows down until we just stop and quit…

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2016 Annual Review

In 2015, I wrote my first public annual review.  It recounted the good and bad of the past year and plans for the next. This year's annual review is a little different. In addition to answering the same 3 questions: What went well in 2016 What didn't go well in 2016 What I’m working toward next year I’m picking a personal theme to anchor me throughout next year. This theme will help me define my goals and strategies to accomplish those goals.  My hope is that my theme will become part of my daily…

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How to Stop Feeling Judged by Others

You know that feeling you get after you step out of your comfort zone? When you decide that you want to come out of your shell and push yourself to participate in the conversation.  Then, after sharing your comments and ideas, you realize it. Everyone's eyes are on you and you can tell from the expressions on their faces... They disagree with everything you're saying,  dislike your outfit, hate your hair, and have determined that you're some kind of fool. At least, that's how we feel sometimes, right? Judged. Feeling…

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