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A Destination and a Map – Setting a Clear Goal

Tuesday, September, 6th, 2016 at 8:00 am by Guest Post

Chance are, if you’ve been trying to achieve success without a clear goal in mind, you’ve asked yourself this: “What have I gotten myself into!?” This question is one I’ve gotten all too used to hearing from that little voice inside my head. It always seems to come when I get a “brilliant” idea, act on it and then come face-to-face with the overwhelming reality of that decision. A spout of procrastination. A cooking venture [Read More...]

Mistakes Happen – The Myth of Perfection

Thursday, August, 25th, 2016 at 6:47 am by Amanda Sollman

How often do you make mistakes in your life, whether that be at work or at home? They’re never fun, but man are they valuable! We had an experience this week involving making mistakes that we couldn’t wait to share, since we figured a lot of people will probably be able to relate. The story starts with our Survivor’s Guide to Thriving podcast – hopefully you saw that it went live recently! It’s one of our favorite [Read More...]

Dreamer to Doer: A Journey

Tuesday, August, 16th, 2016 at 8:00 am by Guest Post

I love to read. If you’ve spent more than five minutes with me, that probably doesn’t surprise you. My favorite books? Those about people who took their ordinary life and, in what seems like one pivotal moment, made it extraordinary. I love reading about people who changed the world with one speech, one decision, or one idea. We all have dreams of using our passions to reshape the world. Dreams of joining the ranks of those [Read More...]

Get more from your 24 hours

Tuesday, August, 9th, 2016 at 8:00 am by Amanda Sollman

At a recent training, we asked participants to make a list of all the things you have to think about before going to work for the day. Here’s a little bit of what they came up with: Emails to send The schedule for the day To-do list items to check off Getting the kids off to school Making lunches for the family Anticipating what the commute will look like Efficiently getting yourself ready Worrying about [Read More...]