Stop waiting for Inspiration

Stop waiting for inspiration. This is something new to me, but it is profound. In Manage Your Day-To-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus & Sharpen Your Creative Mind, by Jocelyn K. Glei, she makes the point that when you wait for inspiration to strike to do anything, you will not get anything done. The fact is, “the greatest enemy …

Coffee Break: Mickey Mouse Cup

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

The Importance of Setting Smart Goals from Derek Couts on Vimeo. Ok, so at this point, I’m probably beating a dead horse. Creating goals are important, but they will only be achieved with S.M.A.R.T. Goals! In the above video, I speak of the importance of S.M.A.R.T. Goals, and here are the main take aways. S.M.A.R.T. Goals hold you accountable. When …

Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals

During last week’s Coffee Break, I introduced S.M.A.R.T. Goals. To recap, a S.M.A.R.T. goal is specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timed. Of course, this is the formula for creating the goal, but how do you go about creating your S.M.A.R.T. goals? Start with why Simon Sinek, a visionary genius, challenges everyone to start with why before doing anything. Why do …