Setting Career Goals with Caroline Adams Miller – Positivity Article

Caroline Adams MillerCaroline Adams Miller, MAPP is a pioneer with her ground-breaking work in the areas of goal-setting/accomplishment, grit, happiness and success. Caroline is the author of seven books, including Positively Caroline, My Name is Caroline,  Creating Your Best Life and Getting Grit.  Live Happy Magazine named Creating Your Best Life one of the top ten goal-setting books ever published and Getting Grit one of the ten books that will change your life in 2017.  She has been featured in BBC World News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, USA Today, U.S.…

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The 15 Best Habit-Tracking Apps to Help You Stick to Your Goals – Self Improvement Article

0 You may not realize it, but habits shape the quality of your life.Once habits are set, they are very difficult to break. The brain clings to habits so tenaciously. Nearly half of the actions we perform daily are not based on thought-out decisions, but are well-entrenched habits instead.Considering that our actions are mostly done out of habit, the quality of our lives can be affected either positively or negatively by our personal habits. It is important to note that…

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The Real Reason You’re Not Living the Life of Your Dreams – Personal Development Article

In August of 2018, I was sitting on the couch and complaining to my wife. The Oregon fires had caused a summer of smoke which meant we weren’t spending much time outside due to our one-year old daughter and my wife’s asthma. My waistline was slowly expanding and I was growing tired of living in the same place for over 25 years (my wife and I had settled down in the town where we grew up; a southern Oregon city…

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Quit Setting Goals! | Connie Podesta – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

By Hall of Fame Speaker Connie Podesta All right – don’t start sending me hate mail! Let me say first, if you are a goal setter and that is absolutely working for you – stop reading. This is not the post for you. This post is for everyone out there who may feel a little – or a lot like I do. The ones who feel like setting goals can be constrictive. Restrictive. Binding. Limiting. Forced. Uncomfortable. A confidence-killer. Hear…

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6 Steps to Starting Your Meditation Practice — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

“Meditation is a process of lightening up, of trusting the basic goodness of what we have and who we are, and of realizing that any wisdom that exists, exists in what we already have. We can lead our life so as to become more awake to who we are and what we’re doing rather than trying to improve or change or get rid of who we are or what we’re doing. The key is to wake up, to become more…

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6 Reasons Why Smart, Hardworking People Aren’t Always SuccessfulPick the Brain – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

Did you ever look at someone and think, “Wow, this person’s going to do great things someday.” The person stood out amongst his or her peers. She got straight A’s on her report and was praised by all her teachers. He was charismatic and held major leaderships at school. The individual had the entire package. Now fast forward to the present day. You haven’t seen or heard anything spectacular about the person. In fact, there’s just radio silence. Maybe you…

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21 Best Goal Setting Books to Read – Positivity Article

Most people live their lives drifting from one day to the next. Their goals change but are rarely sought after with vision and purpose. What sets high achievers apart from those who continue in their regular “life is happening to me” routine, is effective goal setting. Having clarity and a mapped plan for what one really wants in life is an exhilarating and motivating process. Once life goals are clear, actionable, and measurable, one can pursue them with certainty that…

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The State of the Structural Engineering Industry from the ASCE SEI Structures Congress Part 1 of 2 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In episode 02 of The Structural Engineering Channel podcast, we will be taking you with us back to the ASCE SEI Structures Congress in Orlando where we interviewed some guests on the current state of the structural engineering industry. This is actually one of two episodes from ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute(SEI Structures Congress). The other episode will be published on June, 19 on The Civil Engineering Podcast, in an effort to…

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The Secrets to Mastering Goal Setting According to Tony Robbins – Self Improvement Article

Tony Robbins emphasizes simplicity when it comes to effectively setting goals for himself and for others. In his understanding, goals are fundamental to life direction and by setting them in the right way we’re able to grasp control of our futures and grow how we want to. He identifies most of the problems people face in setting goals are setting too many, not taking goals seriously enough and setting the wrong kind of goals. His solution to all of these…

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How to Achieve Your Writing Goals in 2019 (Even If January Was a Bust) – Self Improvement Article

It’s been almost a month since the start of 2019. Some writers are on track to achieve their self-publishing goals, while others are already struggling. How are you doing so far, this year? Are you following through with your New Year’s resolutions? If not, then there is still plenty of time to turn this year around and write great books in 2019. The trick, I feel, is to rethink how most people set goals to start each year. They resolve…

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2 Crucial Obstacles to Overcome to Reach Your Goals

We all have goals that we want to achieve. Whether it is personal or professional, it is these very goals that get us out of bed in the morning and keep us motivated to push ourselves harder. However, sometimes, working towards our goals can get very frustrating – especially if we feel like we aren’t on the right track or are being hindered by constant obstacles. Perhaps, if we are aware of these obstacles, we will be able to overcome…

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10 Tips to Improve Focus and Dramatically Boost Your PerformancePick the Brain

They said that a goldfish has a low attention span. Little do they know, we are not any better. According to a study from Microsoft, the average human has an 8-second attention span. That is even less than a goldfish by one second. I personally believe that the number has also shrunk over time because our digital world keeps moving fast. And we are always seeking out for what’s new and what’s next all the time. You might develop an…

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New Year, New Beginnings, New Resolutions

A new year is a new beginning. It is like a new birth. As the new year begins, we feel that we need to make changes in our life, start on a new path, do new things, and say goodbye to old habits, problems and difficulties. Often, we start making new plans and new resolutions. We might feel elated, inspired and hopeful, but sometimes also apprehensive. The question is whether we will continue and persevere, or quit our plans and…

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Why SMART Goals Are No Longer Enough

SMART goals have been with SMB sales professionals and owners for over 50 years.  Yet how many executive leaders and salespeople consistently fail to achieve both professional and personal goals? As SMB has evolved, now is the time for SMART goals to evolve as well.  In the past, the SMART acronym was: Specific Measurable Achievable Realistically set high Target date, time driven Lee Iaccoca is quoted as saying: “The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making…

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