Category Archives: New Year

How Intentional Are Your Holiday Thoughts, Feelings and Habits?

I am struck by the number of friends who say they dread Christmas or get overwhelmed during the holidays. For some, the holiday season brings up bad memories of the past, from childhood upbringing to the anniversary of a death. … Continue reading

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Questions to Make Next Year GREAT!

Now is an excellent time to reflect on your past accomplishments and begin planning for your next big year! Here are some questions to get your planning started: What were your two or three most significant accomplishments, breakthroughs, and/or achievements … Continue reading

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How to Fix Your Resolve for 2012

I’ve found that people don’t achieve their goals (and resolutions) because they don’t know how to make them in the first place. Try this proven method: Make your Goal WAY SMART: Written, Aligned, Yours, Specific, Measurable, Actionable, Realistically High, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a "Cop-Out" New Year’s Celebrant

Don’t be one of those cop-out New Year’s celebrants who say “I don’t make New Year’s resolutions.” Don’t be a New Year’s Weenie! Resolve to do something important in 2012 (meaning: decide firmly on a course of action). Start something … Continue reading

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A New Year of Integrity

Nike tells us to “Just Do It.”  Ah, if it were just so easy! Here we are, just five days into the new year 2011 and the annual hullabaloo about “resolutions” is in full gear.  Do you make resolutions?  Do … Continue reading

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Try Something New – Really New!

It is hardly too early to start your annual planning cycle.  To help get you “kick-started” I am re-posting an article from the Intersection of Purpose and Now archives.  2011 is the “now”; what is your Purpose? What if you … Continue reading

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2010 Reaffirmation: My Grand Aim & Manifesto

Following is a re-post of my blog from November 2009, which is an appropriate reminder to start to this new year and decade of life: “The man I am writing about is not famous. It may be that he never … Continue reading

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Developing the Motivation & Initiative to Achieve Anything You Want

I recently responded to a question on LinkedIn from another executive coach seeking assistance in “facilitating and coaching a group of directors about how to improve and develop self motivation and initiative attitude”. This week marks the beginning of 2010, … Continue reading

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