Goals are a great way to measure progress, define priorities, and expand a knowledge area or skill you're passionate about. But it’s so easy to think about what we want to achieve in ambitious, nebulous terms rather than defining the specifics
One evening in mid December, I got a reality check. I was too tired to climb one flight of stairs to my bedroom. I realized I needed a reboot. But where was I supposed to find the energy to completely change my life?
"A day without learning is like a day without breathing." – Robin Sharma As we approach the end of December, you may start to focus on the new year ahead. You're thinking about your goals, and how you're going to make the next 12 months better. But it's always useful to consider the things you […]
When we set ourselves a goal, we usually do so in a flush of enthusiasm and optimism. It can be a New Year's resolution to get that beach body for the summer holidays, or a determination to finally achieve that long-held career ambition. But, a few months later, we're guiltily brushing cookie crumbs from our still […]
It's easy to accept the received wisdom of the workplace without giving it much thought. For example, you'll be an expert at something if you practice for 10,000 hours. You're more likely to achieve your goals if they are SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound). Playing to your strengths is the best way forward. There are […]