If you’ve ever used the excuse, “I don’t have time to improve my life,” consider how much time you are wasting. Mindless moments add up.
Harness the power of what Tony calls N.E.T. time – No Extra Time – and use time spent commuting, running errands, exercising or cleaning the house to feed your mind with high quality coaching and powerful information that will help you achieve your dreams. Continue Reading
Do you ever put off a task only to find yourself in a mess of panic and anxiety as you scramble to finish it before the due date? Have you ever asked yourself, “Why do I do this?”
It’s because it’s a habit. Go on, admit it and say it aloud, you are a procrastinator.If it’s any comfort, you’re not the only one. Just about everyone procrastinates. Sometimes that’s good, but mostly it’s an insidious, chronic malaise that will cripple your future. So why do you continue to procrastinate, despite knowing that the end result will only produce turmoil and sub-par work?
There are 4 good reasons why you may be choosing to procrastinate right now, but with a little help you can overcome this nasty habit and take decisive action toward achieving your hopes and dreams. Here are 4 reasons why you may be wasting time and how to stop procrastinating: Continue Reading
#1. Remind people who they are. They remember what they did.
- Tell me of a time when you succeeded. Who were you then?
- What does being disappointed with failure say about you?
- What qualities and behaviors helped you succeed in the past?
“Turn the attention of discouraged people to who they are, not what happened.”
#2. Remind people of past successes. They remember failures.
“Replayed memories establish future direction.”
Leaders instill hope by using the past to energize future endeavors. An over-focus on past failure and disappointment is self-limiting.
I stumbled upon this info on Inc.com by David Van Rooy who is currently Senior Director, Global Leadership Development at Walmart and thought it would be a very useful framework for setting and achieving goals. It’s simple, practical and I hope you find it productively valuable. Here it goes;
The research is clear: Setting good goals is important and this framework will make it tremendously easier. There is perhaps no research finding in the field of organizational psychology that has been more solidly established than the value of setting goals. Moreover, the type of goal that you set is very important. If you sift through all of the research, goal setting can be boiled down to three main tenets:
Come to think of it, the game of football would be very meaningless and uninteresting if there were no goal posts to score goals. It would have been characterised by goal-lessness (no winning), aimlessness (no direction) and disorderliness (confusion). Therefore, goal setting is to everyone what a goal post is in the game of football.