Just Do It

Just Do it

If you find that your work days seem to get away from you, make it a habit--starting TODAY-- to refocus your priorities on a DAILY basis. The keys to staying on track are to review your progress DAILY and to ask more questions before jumping in.  Here are some that can help you get and stay on track. Nurture the habit to start and end  your day going through each of them.  These questions will help you focus your day and bring you back to center if you end up off track.  Used consistently, you will accomplish more and reduce your stress and anxiety. Bonus tip:  If you oversee other employees, share these questions with them.  It's a great way…

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The Thursday Project–A Workable Strategy To Gain Traction On Big Goals

The Thursday Project–A Workable Strategy to Gain Traction on Big Goals

Do you have a big, bold, scary, secret, wild, bodacious goal you're trying to tackle?  Are the days, weeks and months slipping away and you can't seem to gain traction? You need to make it a project.  Nobody knows better than I do that mid-career transitions can be time-consuming.  And if you're really unhappy in your current situation, the last thing you need or want is to have your project drag on into infinity.  It's a sure way of driving your goal into the ground. I called mine The Thursday Project.  Having been in my job for several years, I was feeling underutilized, undervalued and under the weather too much of the time.  I'd danced around the edges of self-employment a…

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