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Different Goals Mean Different Actions

It occurred to me this morning as I was working through various social media feeds that there were some folks who were all taking the same actions to work toward different goals. While it’s vital to understand that everyone has different goals, or at least different definitions of what a particular goal is, it’s perhaps more important to understand, and integrate into your planning and process, that your end goal determines what your actions should be. Further, as you evolve through the process of striving toward your goal, your skill sets will change, as will your knowledge base, and if you don’t make adjustments as you go, then eventually you stagnate, lose faith, lose motivation or simply don’t work as efficiently.  Let’s take a look at fitness as an example. Continue reading

Dreamers vs. Achievers

Per dictionary.com: one definition of “dream” is, “an aspiration; goal; aim.”  Per the same website, one definition of “achievement” is, “something accomplished, especially by superior ability, special effort, great courage, etc.”  So what sets apart the people who ONLY dream from those who dream AND achieve?  The answer is simple:  hard work. Continue reading

The Difference Between Confidence & Wonderment

I can’t say I was much of a fan of the Matrix movies after the first one, and part of what made the first one so good was all the lessons Morpheus taught Neo.  ONE of those lessons was the difference between thinking you might be something, believing you might be something and simply KNOWING you ARE something.  It’s the difference between absolute confidence and confidence tinged with worries, doubts or insecurities.  Does the difference matter?  Only if you want to succeed. Continue reading