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Goals for 2018

2018 goals: What Captures Your Attention?

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I am receiving emails almost daily about planning and setting 2018 goals. Are you?

Identifying what you want to achieve in the new year is important. Goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-specific (SMART) will help you achieve success. With SMART goals, you can develop an action plan and get moving forward!

But, wait! Are we getting ahead of ourselves?

Consider….who or what is driving your goals? What is the foundation of your desires?

Is it friends, family, books, gurus, coaches, or even those infomercials on TV that catch your eye? We are all bombarded daily with messages about what to be. These messages can influence who or what has our attention. Our 2018 goals and desires flow from the source of our attention. Read More

What is God-given Destiny?

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The Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines destiny as the things that someone or something will experience in the future. This sounds an awful lot like “fate.”

The problem with this dictionary definition of destiny is that it implies that our destiny is fixed and we have no control over our future. It suggests that you don’t have a choice in determining your destiny. This couldn’t be further from the truth! I welcome you to listen in or read on.
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Why Personal Values Are So Important (or how to avoid asking “How did I end up here?”)

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Have you ever just stopped in the midst of whatever you are doing and asked yourself “How did I end up here? What do I value about this place?”

“Here” could be a million different places, like a job, a company, a volunteer organization, a church, or a group of close friends.

Whereas you may have belonged – even been a vital part of the organization or group – you know longer have the heart, the drive, the desire, and the stamina to stay involved.

Something has changed, and it’s not necessarily the other guy! You just know you are out-of-place.

So you ask, do I stay or do I go? But, most importantly, WHY? Read More