Creating an Action Plan for the Future


action planFormer college basketball coach Bobby Knight once said, “Everybody wants to be on a winning team, but nobody wants to practice.”

Winning a championship means accolades, attention and the feeling of accomplishment. But even as you’re experiencing these great things, it doesn’t mean the hard work is over. Setting goals and milestones day after day, year after year is how you continue growing and achieving. Continue reading

Set SMART Goals for a SMART Future!


Goals are critical to our career and business success. They energize, motivate and inspire us to improve ourselves. Without them, we tend to flounder.

But goals can also be intimidating. At their core, goals are a measuring stick of our self-worth, causing anxiety and frustration if we feel we aren’t progressing quickly enough. So how do we set targets that galvanize rather than dishearten? Begin with setting goals that are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely. Continue reading