Mar 232009
4 Ways to Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

Yes, you can be scared – and still achieve your goals! Here are four ways to feel the fear and do it anyway, from Pat Barone. She is a personal and performance coach with Catalyst Coaching. Before the tips, a quip: “Fear might be the natural impulsive reaction when sudden change occurs, but it’s not

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Mar 192009
3 Ways to Overcome Obstacles to Your Goals - Quick and Easy!

Without these ways to overcome obstacles to your goals, you’ll keep floundering in circles. Here’s how to stay motivated and focused on moving forward despite pain and frustration. Before the tips, a quip: “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal.” ~ Henry Ford. To reach your goals,

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Feb 252009

If you’ve been laid off from work, these tips on how to cope with being unemployed from a financial expert may help. He offers ways to survive unemployment — they’ll help whether you’ve been fired from your job, laid off, or are negotiating a buyout. “Every recession ends eventually,” says Ethan Ewing. “[If you’ve been laid off from work], stay professional, stay calm and

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Feb 142009
8 Ways to Break Your Bad Habits - A Psychologist's Tips

If you want to break your bad habits (eg, smoking, binge eating, nail biting), check out these tips from a psychologist and author. He explains how to achieve your goals and get what you want out of life! Before the tips, a quip: “Each time you do something new you become something new,” says psychologist Kenneth

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Jan 112009

Setting SMART goals is the first step to getting what you want out of life – and the second is staying focused on your goals! These quips and tips from smart women will give you the oooomph! you need to stay focused on achieving your goals. Before the tips, a quip: “I dwell in possibility,” said Emily

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Jan 032009

My favorite quotations for goals range from success to motivation, and are perfect for all occasions (eg, graduation, encouragement, perseverance, etc). These goal quotes are are practical, brief, effective; they apply to everything from career goals to weight loss goals to relationship goals… To kick things off, a quotation from Malcolm Gladwell: “What surprised me most were the

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Dec 312008
How to Create an Action Plan - 10 Steps to Setting and Achieving Goals

Here are 10 steps for creating an action plan – because a plan is the best way to get what you want out of life. Are you hoping for a job promotion, more money, or a new house? Create an action plan. Before the tips, a quip: “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”

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Dec 162008
5 Tips for Asking for a Raise

Negotiating a raise will help you achieve your career goals, and possibly improve your boss’s perception of you! These tips on successfully asking for a raise can also help you figure out your own job performance. “A lot of women have difficulty asking for raises,” writes Jennifer Barrett in The Smart Cookies’ Guide to Making

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Nov 212008

The Health Coaches at Gordian Health Solutions have put their heads together and made a list of the nine most common New Year’s Resolutions – and how to keep them! “People typically have well-meaning-and high-aspirations when it comes to setting their New Year’s resolutions,” these experts say. “Actually sticking to those resolutions can be a bit more difficult.” For

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