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Who Moved My Goals?

I’m learning that goal-setting is a trick business. Life has a way of adding new, urgent priorities. Procrastination, fueled by perfectionism and fear, doesn’t die easy. If I’ve learned anything these past few years, is that to-lists only go so … Continue reading

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No New Year’s Resolutions: Just Goals

Every year I set myself writing goals. And every year I fall short. Some of that are things beyond my control, like family issues: cancer and death have a way of shaking things up and resetting your priorities. Some of … Continue reading

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What’s on Your Plate in 2015?

Some people have strange New Year’s traditions. Like participating in a Polar Bear Plunge. Others make resolutions. That’s not for me. Resolutions are just vague promises made to self. Instead, I’m going to try something different, like goals. Things I’m … Continue reading

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After NaNo, Now What?

Whatever the critics of NaNoWriMo have to say, I know this: at least NaNo gives me a tangible goal that I can’t change. There’s no weaseling out of it, pushing it back because I got busy distracted lazy. It sure … Continue reading

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Does Setting Goals Actually Help?

All I hear is that setting goals is a key to success. My mind tells me this is right, but I still don’t like it. Writing down goals implies I’m going to actually have to stick with them, and not … Continue reading

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After 10 Years, it’s Time to Set some Goals

Even though I didn’t know it, my writing career began 10 years ago. It’s high time I set some goals for my writing. It’s a funny confession, coming from someone who worked as a professional strategic planner and marketer in … Continue reading

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