My losing weight and your becoming more productive may not sound like they have much in common. Actually, they — and we — are more connected than you might think. Both processes involve motivation, setting some targets and then behaving consistently in a way that will help us meet those targets. And both processes are […]
How to recover when you’re blowing an interview
You’ve been there. It’s your big job interview or medical school interview, or maybe your moment to ask for approval on a new initiative. You practice your answers, psyche yourself up, dress to impress, and it all starts well. But then your nerves start getting in the way and you suddenly realize you are nowhere near […]
Up is tough, but bang.
Things move quickly. Whole industries are being shuffled and dealt around in ways that are nothing like they were the last time we looked. Skill sets now considered essential didn’t even exist a few years ago. We can connect with people over the Internet and social media in ways that still seem impossible if we […]
6 ways to make a New Year’s Resolution that works! (Part 2)
In my last post we took a look at three ways you can improve your chances of keeping your New Year’s resolutions. Those alone can bring you real success, but the best is still ahead. It’s time now to get really, really specific… and successful! 4. Take Baby Steps Can you really give up chocolate […]
6 ways to make a New Year’s resolution that works! (Part 1)
Happy New Year! Just the sound of those words suggests a new beginning; a chance to start over with a clean slate. I’ve always been a big believer in the power of a New Year’s resolution, and even though many of the people I ask seem to not make resolutions, research consistently shows that most […]
Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur?
EDIT: Within a few minutes of publishing this post, I received some great input from contacts on LinkedIn and Google+, as well as by Skype, email and the comments below. Thanks to each of you! I have now updated this post to reflect your suggestions, rather than have two versions floating around. So while you […]