Make your business goals SMART

The New Year is typically when most people create resolutions and new goals personally and professionally. As business owners, setting goals is essential to helping us plan for the future. That means setting goals is crucial for the success and growth of your business. However, it’s not enough to have goals – they need to […]

My word for 2022: CREATE

I don’t set up new year’s resolutions. Every year I pick one word to help guide me through the year. For 2022 I’ve chosen one word to help me create more this year. The word I chose is: CREATE The definition of CREATE is to cause something to happen as a result of one’s actions.

My word for 2021: ACHIEVE

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Every year I pick three words to help guide me through the year. For 2021 I’ve decided to choose just one word, to help me really focus on what I want to achieve this year. Ironically, the word I chose is: ACHIEVE The definition for ACHIEVE really resonated with me — “successfully reach a desired […]

My 3 Words for 2018: Self. Now. Reduce.

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As I have every year for several, I’ve picked three words to help guide me in 2018 instead of creating a long list of resolutions that will be forgotten within a month. Some years I do better than others at staying on track and keeping the themes for the year in mind throughout the year. […]

My 3 Words for 2017: Focus. Move. Balance.

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Happy New Year! For many of us, a new year gives us a great opportunity to wipe the slate clean and start over in different aspects of our lives. Some might approach this through resolutions (which I used to do as well). Some of us pick themes or words to help guide the next year. […]

My 3 Words for 2016: Focus. Comfort. Creativity.

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A few years ago I gave up on New Year’s resolutions. Instead I adopted a practice of choosing themes for the year, areas where I would try to excel or in which I would try to make changes. So every year I pick three words to help guide me in the upcoming year. And I […]

It’s a brand new day (podcast)

For those of you who were paying attention this morning… The answer to the first question you’re thinking is: “Yes, you read the LinkedIn update correctly.” I am no longer with the agency. The answer to the second question is: “About 7 months.” The third answer is: “To pursue other opportunities.” And the fourth answer […]

My 3 Words for 2015: Balance. Focus. Create

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It’s become a tradition (or a habit) now, every year I pick three words to help guide me in the upcoming year. I do this instead of writing out resolutions or personal goals. I’ve been much happier with the results of this practice, instead of telling myself that I’ll lose weight or save more money. […]