Category Archives: Goal setting

In life, it’s always good to ‘test-drive’ major changes

The USA Today Money section recently ran a story advising Baby Boomers to “test-drive” retirement while they are still working. That’s good advice, I thought, and I’m living it. When I left full-time employment a year ago to start my … Continue reading

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‘Do it now!’ or intentional vs. accidental growth

I’ve been reading selections from John Maxwell’s new e-book, “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth,” which hit digital book stores last week. I haven’t actually downloaded the book. Instead, I’ve been dipping into his blog, “John Maxwell on Leadership,” where … Continue reading

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6 lessons from the journey, one year in

I spent this past weekend at Richmond Hill on a church retreat. Richmond Hill has an interesting history that lends itself to reflection and solitude. It was originally a convent for an order of nuns who prayed for reconciliation after … Continue reading

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It makes no sense to have a plan if you don’t review it

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the importance of having a written plan—whether that’s a business, financial or life plan—and the value of writing things down vs. just having them bounce around in your head. I noted there is … Continue reading

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Good-bye Resources, hello 50 posts

Last Thursday marked my 50th post on The Wayward Journey. Hooray! It also was when I decided to finally pull the plug on my much-underutilized Resources page. I had such high hopes for that section of the blog when I … Continue reading

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The value of a written plan

It’s been said that we spend more time planning vacations and weddings than we do our careers, finances or business. Not only are we poor planners (and I’m the worst), but we never seem to commit to paper the plans … Continue reading

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I’m back…

I honestly did not intend to go “dark” for a whole month when I last posted on June 7. But one thing led to another, and so today I am ending a longer-than-expected hiatus. Did you miss me? The second … Continue reading

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Burger King delivers…and the world’s biggest bride

Yes, it’s a strange juxtaposition, but as Dave Barry would say, “I am not making this up.” I recently received a postcard in the mail from Burger King advertising its new home-delivery service. About the same time, I heard talk … Continue reading

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How many of these 10 habits are you passionate about?

My thanks to David Kanigan at Lead.Learn.Live. for putting me onto an excellent piece by M.A. Tohami called “The 10 Habits of Passionate People.” It caught my eye because last week I wrote that being passionate is one of the … Continue reading

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