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(#298) Do You Have “Hell, Yeah” Goals?


When you establish new goals,  consider these four components. Give your goals a second R.E.A.D. During one of my recent podcast recordings, film producer Pepper Lindsey posed an intriguing question:  “What does success look like to you?” (This podcast will air on … Continue reading

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(#272) Grit: What Keeps You Moving Toward Your Goals?


“If at first you don’t succeed try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point being a damn fool about it.” -W.C. Fields- Resilience. Passion. Tenacity. Grit. Well-being. Balance. Mindset. When these concepts are tossed around, they can apply to situations in … Continue reading

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(#161) Reach Your Goals: One Step At A Time


Have you been feeling a bit rushed—overwhelmed by all you have in front of you?  My suggestion is to remember that you do have the choice to respond—even when others have made your plans a mess. I am reminded often … Continue reading

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(#89) Set Your Goals and S.O.A.R.


You can write the most specific and realistic and timely goal you can think of—but it will be useless (a fantasy) without ACTION.  You have to put the “do” behind the “want to do.” Video recommendation for the week: When … Continue reading

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#21 Goals, Failure, and Choosing to Move Forward


In their book Built to Last Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras describe what they refer to as BHAGs. In their research of successful companies they found that companies that set big, hairy, audacious goals left their competition in the dust. In … Continue reading

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(Issue #618) Getting There, Not Being There


On the way to being there what do we miss along the path of getting there. ~~~~~ In his book No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality, Michael J. Fox helps us understand his journey with Parkinson’s Disease … Continue reading

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(Issue #613) Tao Te Ching: Perspective on Life with Integrity


Even the down times—those times when we seem confused and falling short of our goals—have lessons to teach. ~~~~~ Reading a translation (by Stephen Mitchell) of Tao Te Ching I was taken by seeming contradictions (to my mind) that Lao-tzu … Continue reading

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(Issue #607) Who Are Your  Coffee-Cup People?  


We have to be mindful and reach out to those whose values and virtues help build a nurturing, dependable, responsible, friendly, brotherly (sisterly), courageous, hopeful community with high expectations. ~~~~~ In the fall of 2002, I traveled to San Antonio, … Continue reading

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(Issue #605) A Blogger’s Retrospective for 2021


May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. ~~~~~ Video recommendation for the week: A short gratitude video from me to all of you who have read, shared, and commented on my blog posts.  … Continue reading

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(Issue #604) Identifying What You Love


Enhance your community bright spots because you ARE one of those bright spots! ~~~~~ In the spring of this year I wrote a post about Ikigai. The model consists of four points of intersection that lead (hopefully) to life’s purpose: … Continue reading

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