7 steps to achieve your goals and have the best year ever!

So did you set some new year resolutions on January 1st? How are those going? What steps have you taken to achieve your goals this year? I used to set a lot of resolutions and then by about this time…

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Productivity: How to get things done

A funny thing happened at work recently. It made me stop and think about things that affect our productivity in all areas of life. I was called out to try and get to the bottom of a loud dispute amongst…

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Small steps: The easy way to make big changes

Recently I popped down to our vegetable patch to spend a couple of minutes tending the tomatoes and picking some greens for a salad for lunch the next day. You can imagine my surprise when I got down there and…

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Better goal setting systems and processes

The beginning of a new year is always an exciting time for me. It’s a time of reflection and a time of planning for the future. This year I have a lot of things I wish to achieve so I…

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Getting out of the comfort zone in one step

Sometimes we get ourselves caught in the trap of following the same plan we have always followed. We do this because we are comfortable with the way things are or we think it’s going to be too much effort to…

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Achieve your dreams and be successful

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas full of family and friendship and an enjoyable New Year full of happiness and laughter. Amongst all of the celebrations, did you make some time to set your goals for 2017? You might…

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Goal setting : A simple but powerful strategy

For years people have been advocating using the SMART acronym for helping set better goals. I have written about it in the past too. It has been the accepted standard way to set goals so that they are Specific, Measurable,…

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One Simple Way to Set Better Goals Today

As one year ends and we start to look forward to the next, there is one very important thing we need to do. The beginning of every new year is often a time we stop to think about all of…

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How to holiday when you have no money

It has to be said that we holiday a lot as a family. We take chunks of time out of our busy school and work routines to go and experience different parts of our backyard and the world together. In…

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Procrastination: 4 Easy Planner Steps to Help Overcome it

Sometimes it seems so difficult to find the motivation to do the things we need to do. I am good at being organised and planning my day and I still have to overcome procrastination on many different levels. Usually I…

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