Goal Achievement, Lessons Learned, and Flexibility

To achieve major goals in your life, a road map of your goals is critical. I've mentioned that for this year, one of my major goals is to have a Virtual Literary World Tour based on books by authors from around the globe and I have been preparing for that. This goal is very important to me, and one that I'm committed to achieving, and now that I have started to read the books that I have selected, I know that I am on the right track. But I am also learning some lessons that I'd like to share with you. Having goals, and implementing them is seldom easy, and we have to be flexible. For instance, my plan for the most part, is to read a … [Read more...]

Have You Planned for Success? – Journey of a Mentee – Episode 3

Like most things in life, success is not something you fall into, you have to plan for it. I am chronicling my mentee journey hoping that you will learn from my experience and perhaps experience what I’m experiencing. I have looked at what I have written so far and realize that I have not given as much useful information as I could. Before I start the formal part of the program, I have had one orientation session, which was essentially the lay of the land, and to familiarize us with where all the information and resources are on the member only website. I’m in a group program, so we have to have two Quick Start coaching sessions. I have … [Read more...]

Are You Ready For 2011?

What kind of year would you like to have in 2011? Do you want to blaze some trail? Or are you comfortable with the same-old, same-old and want to stay the course? Sometimes it’s quite difficult to step outside our comfort zone and do extraordinary things, perhaps we do not want to draw attention to ourselves because of the way we were brought up. But it’s possible for ordinary people to accomplish extraordinary feats, look at some of the interviewees that I bring you. I have had some very ambitious, stretch goals that I have been trying to achieve for a couple of years now, but I am not making as much progress as I’d like. So this coming … [Read more...]