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It’s now January 24. How are you doing with the progress of your goals for 2017? Here’s a classic goals video from the late Zig Ziglar. Remember, resolutions are not goals.

One of my creative project goals (not a resolution) this year is to finish the manuscript for my book The Jack of One Trade. This is the sequel to A Couple with Common Cents. I have the draft of the story complete; I need to work the story through subsequent drafts this year and write the non-fiction (study guide) part to complete the book.

Here’s my goal in proper form: Continue Reading…

Do you have a new year’s resolution (or two)?

Right now the gyms (such as the YMCA) are full of clients. Interest goes up for money, budgets, and getting out of debt at this time of year. Many people look for better jobs, completing their college degree, or looking for new life opportunities now that it is early January.

However, most people don’t do anything about their resolutions after February comes.

Why not? Continue Reading…

Jan 1

A new year can begin on any day

You can reset your life and start a “new year” at any time during the year. It’s just most common for people to do so today.

I start planning for the new year in November every fall.

Happy New Year!

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What is it that you want for your future? When you are goal setting, what do you want to achieve?

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Photo source flickr user: Angie Torres | cc

On Wednesday I posted a review of A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. Today’s post is inspired from my reading of that book.

When I compare story and plot with vision and goals, I see a big parallel.

A well-crafted goal, a target to shoot for, grants meaning to your day. If you wander around aimlessly, wondering what to do, you don’t have a sense meaning or purpose, right? Continue Reading…