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Goal Setting

19 Ways to Hold Yourself Accountable

Elliot Begoun | Posted 11.02.2016 | Business
Elliot Begoun

When you are working "in" your business, it is very difficult to find time to work "on" it, let alone on yourself. However, failing to do so can be the difference between moving a business forward or not. If you ignore your own personal development, you run the risk of someone passing you by.

How to Make Resolutions That Stick

R.L. Adams | Posted 11.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
R.L. Adams

If you've been frustrated with achieving your goals in the past and you've found bad habits getting in the way, try the micro-habit approach. Start small and build good habits over time, and watch as your momentum takes off.

3 Steps to Living Intentionally

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 10.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

3 Reasons Why You Should Do It Now

Nancy Brook | Posted 10.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brook

Whether it is spending time with your family, learning to surf, or something bigger like planning a safari or bungee jumping, it's important to be intentional about how you want to spend your time. Make each day matter, live your life fully and you are less likely to have regrets.

Mind Games: Adopting a Growth Mindset

Daniel Horgan | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Daniel Horgan

Every day, our mind is playing these games inside our head. There is this push and pull dialogue playing out trying to convince us that we are both good enough and weak at the same time.

Running in Heels

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.18.2016 | Business
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

A friend of mine recently referred to me as the "CEO of Running in Heels magazine" -- I laughed, thought it was cute and clever, and then realized what it really meant.

We Asked Readers To Share Their Most Cherished Life Dreams, And Their Answers May Surprise You

Posted 05.22.2016 | Healthy Living

Everyone has different opinions on what living his or her best and fullest life really means. And whether living out your dreams includes volunteering...

Why Goal Setting Doesn't Work -- And Here's What I'm Doing Instead

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 10.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Here's what I'm doing in a step-by-step guide so that you can start doing the same:

The Myth of Motivation

Carmen Isáis | Posted 10.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Carmen Isáis

I discovered a long time ago that motivation is overrated and believing that it is more important than it is can, ironically, be the thing that keeps us from reaching your goals. That's right. Believing in the myth of motivation will derail you.

Champions Love the 4th Quarter: 10 Ways to Close Out a Great Year

Jim Fannin | Posted 09.30.2016 | Business
Jim Fannin

With two minutes to go in the game, the quarterback narrows his focus and executes a perfect pass to his receiver cutting across the middle. Touchdown!

What's Your Story?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.24.2016 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I love other people's stories. I see a family , a woman eating alone, a man in a biz suit, two friends chatting, a group of teenagers hanging out... and I'm curious.

Yeah, About That Half Marathon...

Ilana Ross | Posted 09.21.2016 | College
Ilana Ross

We start things we know we won't finish, like we're some Greek myth rolling a ball up a hill. We still begin Great American novels, start Duolingo courses in Italian, still try our hand at inventing light bulbs. Even in the face of repeated failures, we are foolishly hard-wired to be optimists.

How to Achieve Any Goal in 7 Simple Steps

R.L. Adams | Posted 09.21.2016 | Healthy Living
R.L. Adams

We all have goals in life. But we don't all do what it takes to achieve those goals. While we might start out with good intentions, we eventually get sidetracked, caught up, and engrossed in distractions or bad habits.

Setting Specific and Successful Goals for the New Dance Year

Karen Musey | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts
Karen Musey

September is here! The back to school vibe is high in the air and your dance year is about to begin! It is an exciting time and now is the perfect time to figure out your goals for this dancing season.

How to Finish What You Start (Every Time)

R.L. Adams | Posted 09.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
R.L. Adams

"The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark." --...

A 4-Step Breakdown of How I Started 3 Companies This Summer

Nathan Resnick | Posted 08.28.2016 | Business
Nathan Resnick

This summer I set a goal to launch one company a month in June, July, and August. As every entrepreneur knows, being goal oriented is a key to success. Without goals, our ideas are just dreams.

A Study Strategy for Greater Success

Susie Wolbe | Posted 08.26.2016 | Education
Susie Wolbe

If you do the same things you've always done, you'll end up with the same level of achievement. If you set a new goal, you're going to have to do something new in order to achieve it. Will it be easy? Not always, but the first step is always the hardest step to take.

Are You Suffering From Exercise Burnout? Take These Two Steps for a 'Fitness Refresh'

Dave Smith | Posted 08.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Dave Smith

While intentions are in the right place, the sort of "all in" attitude isn't sustainable and often leads to burnout, then quitting altogether. Here is a two-step approach that will help you avoid fitness burnout and will refresh your motivation to stay on track for better long-term results.

What to Do When You're the Source of Your Own Problems

Moni Oyedepo | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Moni Oyedepo

Below are a few steps on how to handle life when you realize that it's not Murphy's Law, other people, acts of God, the weather or any other outside factor that is ruining your life. It's you. Now cheer up. Everything will (eventually) be okay.

A Different Way of Thinking About Goals

Michael Neill | Posted 08.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

Every Wednesday evening for the past 15 years or so, my best friend David and I take our dogs up into the hills near our homes for a midnight hike and...

My Greatest Successes Are Usually Failures

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 08.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tyler Tervooren

By taking the problem you need to solve and scaling it up, you allow your mind to go much further than you would have otherwise. You may never reach your impossible goal, but you end up miles ahead of your original one.

One Thing Even a Total Wuss Can Learn From Ultimate Fighter Ronda Rousey

Mary Laura Philpott | Posted 08.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mary Laura Philpott

What could a wimpy little scrap like you or me learn from UFC champion Ronda Rousey? Plenty. First of all, after seeing "UFC" all over the headline...

How to Stop Little Wants From Getting in the Way of Your Big Wants

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 08.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Whether your big wants include travel, health, financial security, a new home or being a more loving and positive person, you need to keep an eye on t...

Do You Let Little Wants Get in the Way of Big Wants?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 07.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Figuring out how to get myself to do more of what really mattered was confusing until I made the distinction between little wants and big wants.

Entrepreneurs: Learn to #LiveYourGoals Like the US Women's Soccer Team

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

On Sunday, July 5, 2015, the U.S. Women's Soccer team captivated a proud nation. Following the painful defeat to Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2011 and a grueling four-year wait, the U.S. Women's Soccer team came to win.