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A simple exercise for successful personal goal setting and getting clear on your life legacy. Slumped over on the floor in a pile of loose lead paper. That’s where I found myself at 11 a.m. on New Year’s morning. It’s not what you think – I didn’t need any help from alcohol to arrive at […]

Simple steps to refresh your motivation and succeed in your goals for the next 90-days.

Ok, so you’ve put all of this hard work into uncovering, prioritizing and testing your goals. Now what? There’s one extra step to transform your goals from a paper list into a guiding compass for every day, week and month of the new year. One of the reasons I used to be so skeptical about […]

Looking at your wild and crazy list of potential goals for 2020! There’s so much possibility in that empty page- and in the year to come. And I’m so grateful that you’ve made it this far in our goal-setting journey together. Sometimes when I’m going through my workday I find myself spinning in dozens of […]

Why would three bare naked women be fighting over a leather handbag? I couldn’t help but gawk at the three story ad in Columbus Circle. Each model looked more beautiful than the next. Once I entered the workforce my personal aspirations centered around one objective: I wanted to lose weight. Looking back, I can’t help […]

The first time I was asked to do a visioning exercise was in seventh grade computer lab. Did the teacher think we’d be more motivated to practice typing if we thought about the roles of computers in our future career plans? Did she think we would be so excited to free-type that our words per […]

Part 3: 4 key life areas Sitting in Princeton’s cavernous sprawl for our freshmen inaugural address, my eye couldn’t help but be drawn upward to the vivid windows of luminaries from the ages: Plato, Aristotle, Descartes… Long silk-screened prints of swirling fire waved from the ceiling arches. My stomach twisted like those saturated silks, churning […]

Yesterday we took a good look at who we are, reflecting on the values, passions and missions that define how we greet challenges and opportunities day after day. Today we’re taking a look at where you are. What’s happening in your life – and your heart – on this day? Ask yourself three key questions: […]

“I am 65% water, 20% carbon and 10% hydrogen,” I read aloud to my Freshmen english class while my face burned with beet-red flush. We were each asked to write our answer to “who am I?” It seemed a lot easier to write about my biology than to condense my identity into one to two […]

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