New Year’s Resolutions – Be SMART

New Year’s Resolutions – Be SMART

“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” – Pablo Picasso Daniel’s squishy goal of “finish my novel,” had just been reenergized by...
New Year’s Resolutions – Connect with your Why

New Year’s Resolutions – Connect with your Why

“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Daniel’s New Year’s goal to “finish his novel” was too squishy. As we discussed in the last post, a squishy goal is not really very measurable – it’s too abstract, and doesn’t have any...
New Year’s Resolutions – A Case Study

New Year’s Resolutions – A Case Study

Daniel is a aspiring young author. He has countless outlines and story ideas, but between his work obligations, and time with his family, he has little time to finish the novel he’s been working on. While making his list of goals for the New Year, he lightly scrawled...
Just Noticeable Difference (JND)

Just Noticeable Difference (JND)

Charlie’s inner introvert cringed when his buddy invited him to a networking event. That was three years ago. Today, Charlie begins every day during the week attending networking events all around town. What changed? How did Charlie go from dreading having to engage...