Category Archives: Goal Setting

Life After Goals — Recovering Meaning After the Job Is Done

If you’ve ever experienced the blahs after achieving a major goal this one’s for you. Do you sometimes feel like you’re peering into the mist, and the longer and harder you look, the less clear things seem to be? The … Continue reading

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Let Self-Improvement Take Care of Itself

What if we are not the best folks to be in charge of our own self-improvement? Could it be a better way? Yes! Being pulled in many directions? Longing for clarity and self trust? I just might be able to … Continue reading

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Traction and the Goal Paradox

There’s a paradox around goal setting that, if you don’t understand it, can keep you from getting traction with the things that matter. Yes, you need to set goals to get traction, but you also need to hold them lightly. … Continue reading

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What The Matrix Can Tell Us About Traction or Why “Just Do It” Doesn’t Do It

I’ve been watching The Ultimate Matrix, a mind-bending 10 DVD package of all three Matrix films plus a week’s worth of special features, including six hours of commentary by philosophers Ken Wilber and Cornell West. Do I know how to … Continue reading

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How do you get off the dang dime?

We’ve all been there, perched on the brink of something new. Full of ideas and inspiration. Eager to make something happen. And yet… Life has a way of getting in the way sometimes. Or not life exactly, but how we … Continue reading

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