Be a GOal-Getter

Be a GOal-Getter

What does it mean to be a goal-getter? If you’re thinking that some people were just born to be winners, you’re only grasping a tiny part of the bigger concept. Sure, we’re all born with different tolerances and personalities. But strategy also comes into play, as...

A Little Less Conversation…….

You know how the rest of it goes:  “ … a little more action.” The King (sang) it best. But we need to live this mantra best. The importance of doing and not (exclusively) dreaming surfaced yet again the other day as I was chatting with a colleague about a recent...

Procrastination, Part II: How to Conquer It

Yesterday, I shared with you the reasons I (and many others) procrastinate. Instead of delaying a project as if it will magically disappear (wishful thinking), try the following six steps to banish procrastination. Because we all know that project isn’t going...

Narrowing Your Focus to Broaden Your Horizons

Think of one or two people you know who do exceptionally well for themselves. What is it that they do? What makes them so exceptional? Chances are, your list is a short one.   That’s because exceptional individuals (musical geniuses, or athletic superstars, or medical...

Planning = Good. Doing = Priceless.

I’m an avid planner. But, more so, I’m a relentless doer. You ask, why is this important? How does this relate to me? Consider this: A few months ago, I was approached by a mentee – a grad student who is starting her own consulting firm. It’s important, for the sake...