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Tag Archives: focus
(Issue #634) Snow White and Her 8th Protege?
May you find peace in the new year and a distraction-free zone to catch your breath. ~~~~ (If Snow White brought on an 8th protégé, what would his or her name be? Read on for one possibility.) Hi. I’m Distracted. … Continue reading
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(#440) What Matters Now?
When you set your goals you said to yourself, “These matter to me.” As you review where you have been and where you want to go, ask yourself, “What matters now?” And then act on it. While we set goals … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, Appreciation, awareness, Being REMARKABLE, confidence, consideration, core values, Discipline, Dreams, Failure, Integrity, Making a Difference, Mindfulness, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing Tagged accountability, action, dreams, failure, focus, fortitude, goals, growth, mindfulness, resilience, self-efficacy 5 Comments
(#369) About Kayaks And Perspective
If we focus on the possible negative, we get sucked into it. Lessons. Everywhere, lessons present themselves. And they remind us that we are always students. Lifelong learners. If we pay attention. My latest education has come over the past … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, coaching, emotional intelligence, empathy, Excuses, Failure, fear, focus, Grit, resilience Tagged coaching, discipline, failure, fear, focus, growth, kayaking, life lessons, ocean kayaks, perspective, resilience 3 Comments
(#342) Let’s Review
This week spend some time looking in your rear view mirror. In a few weeks, the calendar turns to 2017. For some, it will be “good riddance” to 2016. Others will have fond memories and gratitude of the past twelve months. … Continue reading
Posted in Appropriate Behavior, assumptions, authenticity, awareness, core values, Discipline, Dreams, Goals, Grit, Life lessons, resilience Tagged action, awareness, balance, discipline, dreams, focus, goals, grit, motivation, new year's resolutions, procrastination, resilience, values, wellbeing 1 Comment
(#329) Textured, Colored And A Bit Off-Center
By going a little off-center, we start to see things that can enhance our view. We open ourselves up to larger possibilities and opportunities. Over the past few months, I’ve been dabbling with photography. Having fun, getting creative, learning, and … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, focus, Goals Tagged awareness, focus, goals, mindfulness 3 Comments
(#326) Where Is Your Focus Space?
It seems I do some of my best thinking when I am not in my workspace. In her book Improv Wisdom: Don’t Prepare, Just Show Up Patricia Ryan Madson suggests that we pay attention to our “hot spots.” These places … Continue reading
Posted in acceptance, Choice, Creativity, curiosity, Dreams, inspiration, Reflection, Reflective practice, relevance, responsibility Tagged creativity, curiosity, focus, mindfulness, reflection, resilience, stillness Leave a comment
(#264) Manage Your Energy. Maximize Your Productivity
What small step can you take this week to set your agenda, manage your energy, and accomplish the most important thing on your radar? In last week’s post I briefly noted the concept of ultradian rhythms. These 90-minute full-on work … Continue reading
(#259) Is “Hope” a Meaningless Sentiment?
Is hope just a word that will soon be washed away by an incoming tide? Or does it send a message of resilience? What is the worth of “hope”? As in, “don’t lose hope.” Or, “I hope tomorrow is better than … Continue reading
Posted in courage, hope, life success, Passion, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, resilience Tagged courage, dreams, focus, forward movement, hope, motivation, resilience 1 Comment
(#230) Your Habits—Your Choices
As Aristotle said, “Excellence is not an act, but rather a habit.” Ever wonder what separates the achievers from the non-achievers (besides what they actually achieve)? In the November issue of Success Magazine, Tom Corley outlines what he calls “Rich … Continue reading
(#214) Check Your Baggage at the Door
Rather than living by the creed of F.O.M.O (Fear Of Missing Out), why not embrace J.O.M.O (Joy Of Missing Out)? The story goes that when Quincy Jones was producing the song “We Are the World” with some of the biggest … Continue reading
Posted in Balance, Choice, common sense, Mindfulness, priorities, technology Tagged balance, focus, mindfulness, personal well-being, priorities, technology 2 Comments