Envision someone you consider successful. To become a world-class athlete, or to write a best seller, or to create a surprisingly useful new product, which question do you think they asked themselves more often: "Can I do this?" or "How can I do this?"
What I realized is that my resolutions were focused more around what I should NOT be doing versus who I SHOULD strive to be. I usually found that by the second or third week of January, I had reverted back to my old habits and my resolutions were forgotten or at least ignored.
We plan years, marriages, trips, etc. We try to watch it with arbitrary numbers, letters and symbols for our own Western conscience. But life doesn't happen like that. Life happens in moments. Life happens now, passing in seconds, minutes and hours.
The Friends of Rouge Park, along with students and faculty from Lawrence Tech, unveiled the early drafts of their master plan for Rouge Park recently. Rouge Park is, in my opinion, incredibly important simply because it is largest park in Detroit.
Whether your idea of getting some R&R is lying on a tropical beach or hiking Mt. Kilimanjaro, make it a point to make the plan and stick to it. You will be glad you did. Here's to the year of breaking free for some adventure!
Whether you run your own business, are starting a business, manage a department or just work hard, these four elements are imperative to ensure smooth operation and to meet your necessary operational goals.
We are all trying to get something done -- big or small, mental or physical, emotional or spiritual. Something's on our reinvention list that we want to tackle so how do we get ourselves to the DO IT phase vs the I-really-wish-I-had-the-motivation-to-do-it phase?
As we arrive at the end of the long health care reform battle with something less than nirvana, media activists are waiting with bated breath for the release of the National Broadband Plan from the FCC.
The task of restoring Haiti's countryside is extremely difficult and could even be impossible. But the restoration work for a healthy countryside would provide more food and jobs, and make flooding less severe.