Tag: goal

Strengthen your weakness

I am driven by results and when I am not seeing those results, I take a step back and assess the situation.  First, I will want to understand why I am not meeting my goals. Second, I will try and find a reasonable solution…

Corporate world

I found myself in a discussion this afternoon with someone about my role in the corporate world and my feelings toward the people I work with.  Although I work with a lot of nice people, I do find there to be a lot of bull shit…

Building my roadmap to success

Before we had these fancy iPhones or Windows phones with Apple Maps or Google Maps, we used maps made out of paper.  My father would review his map at a rest stop before getting back on the road.  There were specific places my father would want to visit during our…

Stay focused and keep going

This morning I woke up, let my dog out, fed my cat, fed my 8 week year old son, wrote in my journal, and went to the gym once my wife woke up.  I thought it would be nice to let my wife sleep…

Defining your perfect life

If I want to define the idea of my perfect life, then I would need to set aside any barriers that may prevent me from achieving that perfect life.  My perfect life would sound just like this- financial stability, running my own business, maximum time available for…

Don’t be dumb with your money

It has become increasingly difficult as a middle-class citizen to succeed and this is very disappointing.  We have many more expenses than sources of income, which is a problem in itself.  Inflation is 3-4% per year, which makes the money we do have worth…

Talent management

It does not matter if you are a doctor, teacher, lawyer, policeman, chemist, engineer, or any other profession you can think of.  You must acquire a talent to be successful in your career and it is up to you to manage that talent.  A…

Household business

I live at home with my beautiful wife, 3 week old son, cat, and dog.  My wife and myself both generate money through our jobs, but our 3 week old son, cat, and dog do not… obviously!  My wife and me are responsible for…

Performance review

It is important to me to review my performance monthly, quarterly, and yearly.  During these reviews, I am looking for my progress in my career, business, and personal life. Career My ultimate goal is to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as I can…

Defining personal success

If you look up the definition of success, you may find a definition like this – accomplishment of a purpose.  We also know when we talk about something personal, we are talking about one’s private life.  A lot of times when people think about success, they often think…

Keeping a journal for success

Since June 15, 2005 I have been writing journal entries and as of today I have over 2,700 entries in nearly 14 journals.  I use either a black or blue pen to write my thoughts, dreams, goals, and so on.  Knowing I do not plan to…

Today matters

I cannot emphasize enough that… today matters.  Too many people think it is too late to start a journey to achieve something they want.  Feeling too old or feeling like it is too late, are common fears for many.  You only live once (YOLO) and need to act today.  In…