Tag: Goals

From the Notebook: Can I Make My Life Count?

Earlier this week I was talking to friend Naomi about the concerns of different age demographics. I’m interested in the topic because as a storyteller, marketeer, freelancer and budding new media mogul, I need to know and understand my audience. As they say, “if you try to sell to everyone, you’ll end up selling to no one.” Or put in another context, if you want to…

Keep Your Eye On The Mountaintop

One of the dangers of loving knowledge for knowledge’s sake is it makes it easy for me to veer off course. I love ideas. And that love sometimes causes me to temporarily lose sight of my vision for what I ultimately want to achieve. In this vlog, I talk about the importance of revisiting your vision often if not daily. Let me know what you…

Focus On The Process Not The Outcome

I meant to get this out to you guys on last Friday, but I took my eye off the ball and before I knew it, Monday was waking me up.  On a positive note, I did lay laminate flooring in our now spare bedroom over the weekend.  That’s the first time I’ve done anything like that, so pretty chuffed with myself. Before and After Shots…

Soundportrait – Jo

When I first met Jo, she was hidden in the shadow of herself. Whenever I ran into her at networking events, she was always chipper and positive, but I sensed there was more to her than she was allowing people to see. Well, that veil has been lifted and Jo is letting her light shine into the world.  We had an interesting conversation about the…

The Best Action Verb Is Go

What’s your dream? Stop and think about this for a moment. Time is moving forward and so are you.  But are you drifting through time or are you living on purpose? And by that I mean, are you doing what you need to do in order to pursue your dreams now, or are you putting everything on hold until some time in an imaginary future…

How To Achieve Your Goals Every Time!

It’s well know statistic that those who write down their goals are more likely to achieve them than those who don’t. And the more specific you are about your goals, increases your chances of achieving them by a factor of 10.  But most people don’t write their goals down.  And even when they do, they write very fuzzy goals, which decreases their chances of achieving…

determined

As is usual about this time of the year, folks start setting their sights on the New Year and what they want to do once the Christmas turkey has settled in their bellies and the loll of the holidays have ended.  I’ve started to wargame next year in my head.  There’s a bunch of stuff I want to get done.  And to get it done,…

get it done

Vlomo is done.  And already I am getting lax with my posting.  I guess that just proves that without a deadline, it’s harder to get things done.  Which I guess is what happens to most people’s dreams.  It’s fun to dream, to fantasize, to “wish shit” as Eminem says.  But to make stuff happen, is a whole other thing.  To make stuff happen requires commitment,…

follow up to what i want to do in 2011

A friend of mine had issues with my ill-defined goals for this year. She called them “gutless.” Here was my reply: Phew!! You nearly had me. You nearly made me doubt myself and return to the pit – the place that all existentialist know is there. In the pit, you realise that there is nothing, no meaning of life, no meaning to life, no heaven,…

eat, drink, and be merry because we need the space

The holidays are officially winding down now. I say officially because we’ve just spent two and half hours traveling back from Bristol, a trip that normally only takes us about an hour and a half. The M5 was shut from junction 11 to 9. Early reports say the motorway was shut after a man’s body was found on the carriageway near junction 10 just north…