Tracking Success

The root of all success lies in failures that stimulate growth. Learn how to honestly evaluate feedback. Use both positive & negative feedback to propel you forward. Included are ideas, thoughts & tips to track progress to help you get ahead of the game.

Cause And Effect

You do X. Then, Y happens. It's considered a universal law. Every effect has a cause. Every cause has an effect. Therefore, in theory, all you need to do - Work backwards. Know the effect you wan...

The Winning Approach

Want to increase your chances of success? To assure lasting, positive change & results, go slow (instead of fast.) Nothing worthwile materializes out of thin air. Societally, we've grown impatient - ch...

Number Lie

The easiest, most clear cut & common way to track success comes in quantifiable data - Numbers. I want to lose ___ lbs this month. ___ lbs in the next 3 months. I want to have $___ in my checking/savi...

Beware Of The Illusion Of Progress

Movement is not synonymous with progress. Movement can be forwards, backwards or sideways... It can be leading you closer to what you want - Or, further away. The danger... When you become so wrapp...

Responsibility Vs. Fault

My website has been experiencing some problems. (I apologize.) I did not cause them. The issues were not due to my personal actions. Nor was I capable of fixing them myself. I am, however, responsib...

A Common Lie

I need to make something very clear... Understanding something is not the same as holding yourself accountable for it. You may understand why your relationship ended... Why you didn't get the bonus, prom...

Path To Success (Or Failure)

Interesting research finds people would prefer to make less money overall (ex. $70,000) but make more money than the people around them (ex. $50,000) Than bring home an overall larger paycheck (ex. $100,000...

Deciphering Meaning

Feedback in life is important. Perhaps more so, the ability to sensibly & reliably determine what your current feedback means. An example: According to many self help gurus & books, if we are tuned int...