So far, we’ve talked about why networking is important, we’ve gained confidence around navigating professional networking events, and we are equipped with tactics on creating great conversation. I have to say, we are becoming quite the networker. Now isn’t the time to fall back into the comfort of being a recluse. Let’s make networking a habit that sticks.
I don’t need to remind you. You’ve heard it dozens of times. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” Most people would agree that networking is important, but we often forget about why. Part one of this six part blog series is a reminder of that, but before we discuss the importance, let’sContinue reading “The Importance of Networking (Part 1 of the Networking Playbook)”
The New Year is upon us. Actually, even more exciting, a new decade is upon us! With this in mind, many people probably have a long list of new resolutions. These resolutions are typically habit changers, either activities people want to do more of (ie. exercising or eating healthy) or activities people want to doContinue reading “7 Tips to Learn a New Skill Faster”
You will meet thousands of people throughout your life. Each one of them has the chance to play a huge role and create a momentous influence in your story. Even though we can’t possibly control the casting for every relationship, we can be intentional about seeking out certain types of individuals and spending more timeContinue reading “The 7 People All High Performers Need in Their Life”
We’re wrapping up our series on goal setting, and what better way to end than in celebration! In Constructing an Action Plan, I mentioned the importance of taking time to celebrate your success during the process. When you celebrate, you release dopamine inside your brain, which has enormous reinforcement benefits (we train our dogs in a similarContinue reading “The Importance of Celebrating Success (Part 5 of Dominating Your Goals like a High Performer)”
So far we have identified your goals you want to pursue, created goal statements and constructed a plan to implement the behaviors necessary to accomplish those goals. But now that you’re seeing your plan out, what can you do to help ensure the success of your goals?
You created this big, demanding, long-term goal statement, now what? Well from the famous Chinese Proverb – the journey of a thousand miles starts with one step. And my first step toward goal achievement is constructing an action plan.
So you have narrowed down your list of goals to what you’d like to pursue this year. Now it’s time to put pen to paper. I think there are some serious benefits to physically writing down your goals. Firstly, it makes your goals tangible, real, and helps you actualize them. Secondly, it largely increases theContinue reading “Creating SMART Goal Statements (Part 2 of Dominating Your Goals like a High Performer)”
Having goals in life, big or small, is so important. I believe that knowing what you want is critical to getting what you want. Moving towards our goals gives us a sense of meaning and purpose, points us in the direction we want to go and gets us interested and engaged; which is great forContinue reading “Brainstorming Potential Goals (Part 1 of Dominating Your Goals like a High Performer)”