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3 Top Tips for Setting Your 2019 Goals

The start of a new year is often a time when people think about goals for the year. Of course thinking about goals and actually achieving them is very different. So often people start off with great intentions.  They might actually get started.  All good. So what are my 3 top tips to increase the […]

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What Will Be Different This Year?

The festive season is a time when many have a bit of downtime to reflect and recharge. At these times we often start to think about what we want to achieve in a new year. Maybe you have done something similar. And here is the reality. Most people talk a lot about what they would […]

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Personal Goals and Achievement

We are all to some extent motivated to achieve.  When we do it gives us a real sense satisfaction. Many are familiar and regularly set business and career goals.  Some others focus on fitness, healthy eating and other things that matter to them. My personal goal for this month is to raise as much as […]

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Focus On What You Want

I was recently talking with someone and we got into a discussion about our respective businesses. As is often the case when I ask someone what they want for their business, they told me all of the things they didn’t want.

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Do You Make These Mistakes When Setting Goals?

What would you add to this list of commonly made mistakes around goal setting?

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Leading and Managing: The 3 Risks of Excessive Target Setting

Goals are good right?  From my perspective they are but for some they can be de-motivational and even just pointless.  Let’s be frank, any organisation or individual wants to have some idea of the direction they are going.  In business this is often expressed in terms of business strategy or business plans.  On an individual […]

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Setting Meaningful Goals

Much is written about the benefits of setting goals and how they can transform individual and organisational performance.  While it is true that goals can make a real difference, they need to be meaningful.  What do I mean when I say that they need to be meaningful? They need to focus on something that matters […]

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Leadership: Setting Clear Goals

Setting goals is easy, right?  All you have to do is make sure they are SMART Specific Measurable Achievable Results orientated Time limited While SMART goals are an excellent start point, sometimes they are not just enough. The key to setting goals is to define the results once the goal is achieved.  What will people […]

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Setting Direction and Achieving Results: How Tough Can It Be?

How often, when you ask someone what they want, they proceed to tell you what they don’t want.  I have been noticing this response more and more recently.  Knowing what you want professionally and personally is essential, no matter whether you are a small business, a major corporation or a manager of a small team.  […]

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Get Results Through Goal Setting

The new year is a time when most of us make plans for the year ahead.  The vast majority of these plans or goals fizzle out by February or March of each year. If you want to use goal setting to get results you need to be clear firstly on what a goal is and […]

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