All Blog Posts Tagged 'decisions' (27)

Career Advice & Lots of Free Stuff

This week I was on vacation in Islamorada, Florida in the Florida Keys. It was wonderful weather every day in the 75 – 85 degree range.  I really appreciate this weather, as we have already had snow in the New York State…


Added by Marcy Travis on November 1, 2015 at 2:59pm — 6 Comments

Your Path to a New Career

Finding your way to a new career

There are more options than ever available when choosing a career.  Yet many stay stuck in work they don’t enjoy because they don’t envision the different options available to them.

It seems even when you have an idea of where you want to…


Added by Marcy Travis on October 26, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

The Five Year Question

Fast forward five years later. Will you be where you want to be? 

Even more important, when you look back on today, will you like what you see? Did you fritter today away with insignificant busyness or did you live with passion? 

It's all…


Added by Karen Putz on September 8, 2015 at 8:54pm — 7 Comments

Pick Your Push: Are You Pushing Yourself in the Right Areas?

Push button, 3d red glossy metallic, vector.If you want to experience personal/professional growth, you will have to push yourself.

But often we only push ourselves in the areas that are easiest. That is, we often don’t create a strategy around pushing ourselves.

When you are working on…


Added by Bob Wilson on May 15, 2015 at 9:43am — 4 Comments

The 3 Types of Decisions Leaders Make

My first job out of college was as a computer programmer at an insurance company.

The head of the company, Irv, was an amazing guy. There were roughly 600 people in the company and Irv could tell you everyone’s name and something about them. I saw this repeatedly all of my co-workers witnessed the same…


Added by Bob Wilson on April 21, 2015 at 10:08pm — 2 Comments

The Third Option

I often talk with clients and friends about what I call The Third Option.

When faced with choices in life, we often only see two options. A simple example is a job that you don’t enjoy. It’s easy to think your only options are to put up with it or quit. But start start looking for the third option and…


Added by Bob Wilson on April 16, 2015 at 10:53pm — 3 Comments

How to Respond and Not to React

Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll

As we process new information each day,  we can decide what to do with situations that come our way. We react or respond according to how our past experiences shaped us. This is normally how we adapt to…


Added by Angela Chatham on April 15, 2015 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

Group Leader
How to Eliminate Bad Financial Decisions For Good

Have you ever made any bad financial decisions?  I know I have.  If you’ve been an adult for any length of time, you probably have too.

Welcome to the club.

Lest you think I’m somehow above making bad financial decisions just because I teach people about personal…


Added by Dr. Jason Cabler on March 12, 2015 at 10:42am — 4 Comments

Step Up or Step Away – Time to Decide

It’s only natural you want to stay with a commitment you agreed to.

But over time, enthusiasm can wane. Maybe you’re just going though the motions.

There have been times in my life when I held onto a commitment, but wasn’t fully committed. I felt a sense of responsibility. Duty.…


Added by Bob Wilson on March 3, 2015 at 6:27pm — 2 Comments

Encore Episode: '7 Steps To A Transformed Mind' [Podcast]

7 Steps To A Transformed Mind

This is an ENCORE EPISODE of the Strategic Living Podcast. On this episode, we will be talking about ‘Challenging The Status Quo: 7 Steps To A Transformed Mind’. Someone once said, "people act in accordance with the 'truth' as they believe it to be". You see, the beliefs that you hold to be true in your life literally govern the direction, the choices, the decisions, and the outcomes in your life. Whether you are…


Added by Brian A. Holmes on April 11, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Domino Effect: Every Decision Matters

Chris Brogan has me thinking about decisions as dominoes. Each decision is never really alone. Each one us toward or away from other decisions we can make.

And decisions shape our lives.…


Added by Brian Del Turco on March 21, 2014 at 11:28am — 6 Comments

RYG 008 - The Three Enemies of Success

If you missed tonight's "Raise your Game", here's some of what we covered: 

  • Caroline in Massachusetts asks:  "I am going to publish another book soon. Can you share some of the insights you have…


Added by Joel Boggess on January 29, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Getting the Max out of your 24

 Ever wonder how some people seem to get so much more done with 24 hours than others. Even with job(s), family, life responsibilities. Tell me what you think. Read the post HERE

Added by Kathy on August 19, 2013 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Stuff I learned from Mark Sanborn and some other guy

Leadership expert Mark Sanborn, recently wrote about a startling statistic - CEOs spend 67% of their time in meetings.

I'm no math…


Added by Joel Boggess on May 23, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Money Reveals The Man

A rich man is nothing but a poor man with money.

~ W. C. Fields

by Pete Ferguson

I have a good friend who shared the quote with me:

Money doesn't make a man, it reveals him.

At the time I was new in the…


Added by Peter A Ferguson on February 26, 2013 at 7:18am — 2 Comments

The Opportunity of a Lifetime!

We often make decisions based on fear. When faced with a choice between comfort and uneasiness, we tend to side with comfort. Making that decision isn't necessarily correct or safe; it just appears to be less troublesome to our emotions. A child learns this at a young age and is able to manipulate a parent into seeing the desired outcome.

You may read the story …


Added by Jim Carver on February 8, 2013 at 12:26pm — No Comments

I Don’t Want to be a Failure Driven and Tossed by the Wind

Recently, my wife, Claudia, and I had a decision to make. It wasn’t super important, but important enough. We dragged our feet and took far too long to make our decision. We were wishy-washy and indecisive.

The good news is, we DID make a decision.

The bad news is, now we’re NOT SURE if we like it.

Have you ever experienced this? You struggle and struggle to make a decision and then you have second thoughts?

I know I have.…


Added by Michael Good on November 19, 2012 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

161 Powerful Living – Leaving the classroom

While he had tenure, job security, was in good standing with his peers and respected by his students, there was a tug in his spirit that pulled him toward a life and a lifestyle that required more freedom and flexibility than what was available in his classroom.…


Added by Joel Boggess on August 27, 2012 at 5:01am — No Comments

132 Powerful Living – The courage to decide.

Among the many things she learned about herself, two of the best pieces she picked up involved setting boundaries, and planningfor the life she wants. (Jump to Podcast)

PaMela from…


Added by Joel Boggess on June 4, 2012 at 5:02am — No Comments

Are we intentional

Are we intentional


What’s it like to live an intentional life? How many decisions do you make based upon nothing? Do you even have a process for the things that you do or do you just shoot into the wind and hope for a safe landing? Why is it so easy to live an improvisational life where almost all that you do is based upon what you come up with on the…


Added by Jared Stump on April 6, 2012 at 11:58am — No Comments

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