Some of us are ready, some of us are firing, and some of us have taken aim. Where are you? Have you gotten ready for change? Are you aiming for your next accomplishment? Are you launching or firing your next big thing? Or are you in the group of people who are still trying to decide what to do?
For the past 7 years I had been following this path: Ready Aim Wait, turn and look at that new idea and Ready Aim Wait! Over and over again, I would get myself ready to jump into a new…Continue
We honored our National Administrative Professionals this week. I’m sending out a big shout out thank you to Megan Wilson, Ghergich…Continue
Added by Marcy Travis on April 30, 2016 at 5:30am — No Comments
Added by Marcy Travis on January 31, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments
I’ve been encouraging you for a couple months now to dream. 2016 is upon us, and offers us a potential to realize those dreams. Your career development plan will help you get from your dreams to a plan that works.
If you’ve missed the prior posts, I’ve talked about:…Continue
This week I was on vacation in Islamorada, Florida in the Florida Keys. It was wonderful weather every day in the 75 – 85 degree range. I really appreciate this weather, as we have already had snow in the New York State…Continue
There are more options than ever available when choosing a career. Yet many stay stuck in work they don’t enjoy because they don’t envision the different options available to them.
It seems even when you have an idea of where you want to…Continue
Added by Marcy Travis on October 26, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Fast forward five years later. Will you be where you want to be?
Even more important, when you look back on today, will you like what you see? Did you fritter today away with insignificant busyness or did you live with passion?
But often we only push ourselves in the areas that are easiest. That is, we often don’t create a strategy around pushing ourselves.
When you are working on…Continue
The head of the company, Irv, was an amazing guy. There were roughly 600 people in the company and Irv could tell you everyone’s name and something about them. I saw this repeatedly all of my co-workers witnessed the same…Continue
I often talk with clients and friends about what I call The Third Option.
When faced with choices in life, we often only see two options. A simple example is a job that you don’t enjoy. It’s easy to think your only options are to put up with it or quit. But start start looking for the third option and…Continue
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
As we process new information each day, we can decide what to do with situations that come our way. We react or respond according to how our past experiences shaped us. This is normally how we adapt to…Continue
Have you ever made any bad financial decisions? I know I have. If you’ve been an adult for any length of time, you probably have too.
Welcome to the club.
Lest you think I’m somehow above making bad financial decisions just because I teach people about personal…Continue
But over time, enthusiasm can wane. Maybe you’re just going though the motions.
There have been times in my life when I held onto a commitment, but wasn’t fully committed. I felt a sense of responsibility. Duty.…Continue
This is an ENCORE EPISODE of the Strategic Living Podcast. On this episode, we will be talking about ‘Challenging The Status Quo: 7 Steps To A Transformed Mind’. Someone once said, "people act in accordance with the 'truth' as they believe it to be". You see, the beliefs that you hold to be true in your life literally govern the direction, the choices, the decisions, and the outcomes in your life. Whether you are…Continue
Added by Brian A. Holmes on April 11, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments
Chris Brogan has me thinking about decisions as dominoes. Each decision is never really alone. Each one us toward or away from other decisions we can make.
And decisions shape our lives.…Continue
Caroline in Massachusetts asks: "I am going to publish another book soon. Can you share some of the insights you have…
Added by Joel Boggess on January 29, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments
Ever wonder how some people seem to get so much more done with 24 hours than others. Even with job(s), family, life responsibilities. Tell me what you think. Read the post HERE
Leadership expert Mark Sanborn, recently wrote about a startling statistic - CEOs spend 67% of their time in meetings.
I'm no math…Continue
Added by Joel Boggess on May 23, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments
A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.
~ W. C. Fields
by Pete Ferguson
I have a good friend who shared the quote with me:
Money doesn't make a man, it reveals him.
At the time I was new in the…
We often make decisions based on fear. When faced with a choice between comfort and uneasiness, we tend to side with comfort. Making that decision isn't necessarily correct or safe; it just appears to be less troublesome to our emotions. A child learns this at a young age and is able to manipulate a parent into seeing the desired outcome.
You may read the story …Continue
Added by Jim Carver on February 8, 2013 at 12:26pm — No Comments