Category Archives: goals

The guaranteed success plan to get SMART.

Many people have come up with different acronyms using the word SMART.   The one that is most known is creating SMART goals or objectives.  Which means they must be Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Time Sensitive.  If you are … Continue reading

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Quitting too soon, and the hard lessons I learned from it.

About six years ago, a good friend and I were both at a point in our careers where we weren’t overly satisfied.  We both had risen in the ranks and made very comfortable salaries for many years at that point. … Continue reading

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Three reasons why you will never fulfill your true potential

This weekend I ran my sixth half marathon.  I personally believe that there are very few things or activities, outside of running, that stretch you and challenge you the way running does.  When I got in to running several years … Continue reading

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Who will you have to become?

Most people are spending too much time on what they want to have and not focused enough on what it takes to get it. So how do you get it? The first step towards any goal is to first set … Continue reading

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50 Reasons on why I want to be Rich!

If I have heard it once, I have heard it a million times. “Brian, you work too hard, slow down.” “Brian, money isn’t everything.” “Brian, your work shouldn’t be your identity.” “Brian, be careful or you will burn out.” The … Continue reading

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Quit lying to yourself and do this instead

This year will be different… I am going to do this… And I will quit this… I will commit to making sure this happens… And I will finally finish this… Question:  How are you doing on these things? Answer: Well … Continue reading

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13 Reasons why you should skip Happy Hour

It is 4:45 pm on a Thursday.  Or maybe for you it is any day that ends in Y.  But you are eagerly waiting to go to the closest Happy Hour at your favorite watering hole.  You are so excited … Continue reading

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If I knew then what I know now part (3)

In this third post on the topic of “If I knew then what I know now” series, I discuss the art and science of Goal Setting.  This series and the data come from a group of people in my circles … Continue reading

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Don’t continue to be a fool

It is time to count.  Yep.  It is black and white.  It is not gray, it is not up for debate, it is not  up to interpretation. You have either made progress towards your goals or you haven’t.  Do you … Continue reading

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The reason why you procrastinate

Procrastination is a disease and if you aren’t careful it can kill you.  It can kill your spirit, it can kill your confidence, and it, really can kill you.  If you don’t get the pain in your chest checked out, … Continue reading

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