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Life Plan

Setting Up a Small Business That Works With Your Life Plan

Melinda Emerson | Posted 02.23.2015 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Most people have a plan for everything these days -- a business plan, marketing plan and even an editorial calendar for their blog. It's not easy to sort out what you actually need initially in business, but I'm telling you your first focus should be on having a life plan.

Live the Story You Want to Read (And Why You Need a Life Plan)

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.31.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Perhaps you won't even write much down. That's OK. But I guarantee that you'll be full of thought throughout your day. In fact, the harder these questions are to think about, the more likely it is that you need this in your life.

My 5×5 Plan for the Next 12 Months

Natalie MacNeil | Posted 01.28.2015 | Small Business
Natalie MacNeil

Centering your energy around 25 things per year is a great way to equip yourself with immense focus and clarity around what's to come.

The Secret's a Lie

Mark W. Guay | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

If I think "I am building muscle and cutting fat to 12 percent" yet I'm sitting on a couch and eating chips and guacamole (which are totally delicious), then this positive affirmation will be as substantial as a cloud. It will wisp away with the very next bite.

WATCH: A Day In The Life Of Your Most Productive Self

Fast Company | FastCo Studios | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

We love incorporating interesting productivity tips into our daily work lives. But what if we incorportated all of the interesting productivity tips w...

The True Meaning Of Fearless Love

Mable Chan | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weddings
Mable Chan

Deep down, I feared the trappings of marriage. I feared that marriage would make me give up independent thoughts and ideals.

The 'Club' I Never Thought I'd Join

Susan Pace | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Susan Pace

At 14, Charlie got a horse. At 17, Dennis got a truck. At 46, I got a divorce. My ex-husband's departure may have changed my world, but my kids helped me find my country.

The Best Careers Are Not Planned

Whitney Caudill | Posted 11.06.2013 | Women
Whitney Caudill

What if we are stable, successful and happy, but don't know exactly where we are going or how we are going to get there? Is that OK?

Planning: An Art or a Science?

Leslie Reece Schichtel | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Reece Schichtel

In the same vein as any work of art, appreciate plans for what they are and leave room for spontaneous creativity. What initially strikes us as a violation of or departure from the grand plan may become the focal point of the next.

Overcoming a Dominant Thought, Situation, Behavior or Pattern

Mary A. Molloy | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Mary A. Molloy

Once we assess a person's current balance point and determine counterbalance techniques that they agree to employ, measure and adjust, we can create a life map to take this person from "here" to "there," wherever "there" is for them.