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How to be SMART About Your Goals

How to be SMART About Your Goals

Goals are necessary for achievement.

Yes, some folks can achieve great success without ever having set a goal, but they are few and far between. The idea of an overnight success grips us all at some point, but most of us get over it because we learn early on that nothing is truly an overnight success.

Today, we’ll talk a bit about SMART goals. And, I don’t just mean how to be smart about setting goals. Instead, I want you to learn how to understand SMART intentions and get them to work for you.

Big Ideas In Books: A Book Review Series #5 Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

Big Ideas In Books: A Book Review Series  #5 Fierce Conversations by Susan Scott

I was drawn to this book precisely because I believe in the concept of fierce conversations. I admit, my original thought was how strong, passionate, even ‘barbarous’ that would be. But, in this book, Scott tells us, “In its simplest form, a fierce conversation is one in which we come out from behind ourselves into the conversation and make it real.”

7 Ways to Prosperity or How to Really Succeed This Year

7 Ways to Prosperity or How to Really Succeed This Year

Too often we have a big idea and sit down, right then and there, to work it out. What needs to happen next? What will I call the business - will I name it after the big idea or invent a new name and put the big idea in the ‘about’?
Truth is, getting serious means fully committing. And fully committing means not only answering those questions, but a boatload more. I have a new ebook coming out soon about this. “10 Questions for Making it Happen” outlines the 10 pre-launch questions you should be asking and answering, before you act on your big idea. That’s when you really get serious.