I think sometimes in our desire to want to help others, we do things that we think are helpful and yet they're not. I had a boss who used to randomly give people free leave. this sounds great, except you never know whether you would have to take unpaid leave or get paid. Plus it [...]
Whether you run your own business and bill for services or are an employee within an organization, you make a decision about what to charge or what to ask for. There's so much that goes into the decision of what you are worth. I spoke with someone recently who charges much less for services than [...]
I have been a bit stuck on thinking of my long term goals. Then someone asked, in an attorney Facebook group I am a member of, what our big life and business goals were. The answers were fascinating and all over the board. Hearing what others' wanted to do somehow unlocked my brain to come [...]
Another great idea flew through my mind. In the shower, on my bike, while going to sleep. I feel like I will hold onto it forever, and even think - of course I will implement it. But then the idea is gone, and certainly not implemented. Most of the time I don't even come close [...]
Having a concrete, step by step, plan is amazing! Training for a triathlon is easy when all you have to do is look at your plan each day and do what it says. But to create that plan, one must have a goal. What race? What length? What date? Then you work backwards to figure [...]
What? I somehow, somewhy, bought a Peloton! Apparently so did all of the other people during the pandemic, so I had to wait 3 months for it to arrive. During those months, I was able to do the Peloton workouts through the app. For cycling workouts I was on my trainer. I had to guess [...]
Work can be measured in hours or productivity or in satisfaction. How do you measure? Measuring based on time spent seems to me one of the silliest ways, and yet, there isn't always a clear alternative.
I realized that I have been spending considerable mental energy mulling comments made to me over in my head. The comments were in effect "you need to work harder" and I continually respond in my head, providing self-justification for the way I work. He was in a position to give me advice, and was basing [...]
What does it mean to be prepared? So many levels. So many factors. And alway more to do. Only you can decide the right balance. What are your priorities? Are you getting in your own way by always preparing and never moving on, or getting sloppy?
What are five potential life paths you could see yourself on - either as a potential future or if you had done things differently earlier? A similar question was posted in Chip Conley's book Rebel Rules. It is an interesting thought experiment. What lives could you see yourself living? It doesn't have to be about [...]