Things to do, places to travel, life bench-markers to have attained (this one tends to be a short, but ambitious mental list). On my 30th birthday, I find myself searching for a different kind of "list."
The fundamental lessons I learned on the basketball court have shaped the way I handle pressure, success and failure in the business world. Competitive sports equipped me with the tools I need to thrive in Corporate America and beyond.
I think it is great to set goals, but I think "goal setting" is only a half measure, at best. Many of us say we want to change things in our lives, but we often do not follow through with measurable, concrete actions.
Conflict is hard -- really hard. That is why most people try and avoid it, especially at work. But ignoring it is one of the worse things you can do and can, ultimately, do irrevocable damage to your career.
I, in fact, did have an "aha" moment, but my own life shifted not when I realized what it was I wanted to do as a career, how I could turn what I love (cooking) into what I live on a daily basis (chef and cookbook author).
Hi. My name is Tater. I'm 9 months old which is why I've never had to do these so-called "New Year's resolutions" before. But apparently, they're pretty important to start the year off right. So now, in no particular order, my first-ever New Year's resolutions.