Why Bother With Goals?

It’s hard to avoid thinking about goals, especially during the first quarter of the year. So much so that it can begin feel a bit overwhelming, and maybe even annoying. If you’re a “professional planner” like me, there’s an extra degree of pressure…

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Work-Life Balance Myth

“Work-life balance” is a concept that is well-known but, do we really know what it is and what it would look like if we found it? Work-Life Balance:  elusive, mysterious, and mythological. For anyone working or unemployed…

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Year-End Reflection

If you’re like me, this is the time of year I start to look at what I want to do next year. But before I can break out my colored pens for a brainstorming session with myself, reflection on this past year is crucial. Without taking the time to reflect on the last 12 months I just might lose an entire year of important moments, celebrations and lessons that I definitely…

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Hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, fires, shootings, sexual assault, and politics; the world probably feels pretty crazy lately. You might be thinking that resiliency is critical now more than ever. Normally I would agree. Yet, I was surprised to learn…

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If you consider your current boss and the managers that you’ve had in the past you might come to the conclusion that it’s rare to have a wonderful boss/manager who is worthy of your admiration…

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