Tag: Goal Setting

The Psychological Value of Being Open to New Information and Experiences #MindBlown

What Open-Mindedness Looks Like An open-minded individual… strives to develop a better understanding of the world, willing to listen to other people’s beliefs and opinions, to learn from their insights and experience and makes an effort to try new things (experiential learning) to foster…

Wanna Change? Give Mistakes a Huge Hug!

Last week I wrote about Prospective Hindsight as a means to better manage our lives by understanding our behavioural patterns. If you missed it, take a moment to take a peak, especially the advice delivered by a 4 year old around goal setting and…

Procrastination. Sigh. Nuff Said.

 “It is a new year, things are going to be better this year, you’ve got this!” This is what I tell myself at the beginning of every school year, both when I was a student and now as an academic professional. I am pretty…

Perspective: The Relationship Between Failure and Success

  Inspiration Friday! Last week, I was sent an email from a reader, Bella Campbell, a content coordinator for Online MBA Today. I was so honoured that she reads my blog! She created an inspirational infographic that illustrates the important role failure plays in our success….

Try Something NEW?!?! Terrified? Growth Requires Expanding Your Comfort Zone

I want to take this opportunity to introduce a wonderful colleague of mine, Kim Hill! She will be the guest blogger today. It is pretty cool to have her share her expertise with you today because she will be talking about learning something new,…

Goal Setting: Pain + Fun = Motivation

Last week I started talking about Goal Setting and the important philosophy of “Work First; Play Later”; maintaining a balance of both. I can talk to you about the mechanics of setting S.M.A.R.T goals which is good, and you should check out one of my…

Part 3: New Years Resolutions: Understanding Your Personality When Setting Achievable Goals

Welcome Back! It looks like you are still interested in achieving your New Year’s Resolution Goals. Well done! If you have made it this far, with setbacks and perceived failures, and are still pushing forward, you have made it through the most difficult hurdle…

New Year’s Resolutions – 3 Part Series

Self-Knowledge is the Key to Success The new year often brings a sense of a new start, seeing it as at time to change behaviours by setting New Year’s resolutions. Change is hard work and you need to be ready for it! This 3…