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AGING WELL - A PLANNING, CONVERSATION, AND RESOURCE GUIDE

We are getting older, we're living longer, and we're changing what it means to age. We're also entering new territory. how do we plan for longevity, what does it mean to age well, and how can we - and those we love - live safely, securely, and independently for as long as possible? Read more...

 

BLOCKING TIME FOR SUCCESS

So here we have the proverbial conundrum, I am telling you to do one thing but the dictionary says that you will be doing the opposite. The MacMillan dictionary defines “blocking off” as meaning one of two things. 1. To cover or close something completely so that nothing can move through it; and 2. To completely stop something from happening or progressing. Yet, as far as I am concerned, you will not succeed unless you block off you time. Indeed, it is imperative to block off time in order to focus on what is most important in your life or your business.

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‘AFTER WORK’ SHOULD MEAN ‘NO WORK’

Sounds rather extreme, but is it?

Overall, 28% of people feel that they have a good balance between work and their spare time. That means that a sizeable 72% are not entirely happy with their work/life balance. That is a lot – especially when we consider the negative consequences of such an imbalance. Read more...

 

AIM HIGH – WHAT HAVE YOU GOT TO LOSE

The key to business life is to keep progressing, Progress has an aliveness and energy to it. Change will happen, good or bad. But progress is something you need to take charge of and allow it to drive you forward.

Have a vision for what you really and truly want. For the vision to work it needs to excite you. This vision needs the impetus to pull you and make you want to move forward. If you need to push, you will always be behind it and there is the possibility of losing steam, losing energy, losing impetus. Your vision needs to be compelling. Read more...

 

TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS 1

It’s no longer sufficient to make sure you have business plan in place, or a marketing plan, or an advertising plan - you need to take care of business. Think of the long haul, remember all the planning and research that went into starting your small business. Now, you need to maintain that momentum in investment in research and analysis and sustain your short-term success as you anticipate the future. Read More...