When we work toward personal goals, they often involve the development and ceaseless focus on engaging small habits that, when repeated together, help move us forward toward goal achievement…read more
One of the Facebook groups I started a number of years ago, Actor-Network Theory (ANT), has chugged along over the years as a communal hub for those of us interested in the theoretical and methodological aspects of actor-network theory.
I promise the geekery in this post will end in a moment . . .read more
In an age of immediacy and computer-driven outsourcing of work, we can send out our laundry, order in food, gift giftcards, stream movies, and even speak to our digital assistants to remind us to send flowers on holidays, there still is not a way to outsource our own learning…read more
Four days into the New Year, so how are you doing with your 2019 goals?
Doing well? Good, don’t stop! That means for this weekend — keep focusing on them and don’t let up on Saturday and Sunday!…read more
I am facilitating an article discussion today with some colleagues who are coaches and work in various helping professions, and want to share the questions we will use as starters…read more
Every year at this time we are invited to pursue new goals for the upcoming year — New Year, New You!
Hey, why not, given that with new things come new opportunities?…read more
Today is the final day of 2018. While it is not too late to wrap up those things we planned to do in 2018, the time is quickly coming to an end…read more
How often have you read an article, watched a TED Talk, or listened to a podcast on Coaching or Personal Empowerment and wished you had somebody to talk with them about? Ever want to discuss them in real time with others who may have new ideas to share or insights to offer on how they made sense of them?…read more
Wishing you and yours happy holidays and blessings as we transition from Yule and the Solstice into the New Year. May you achieve what you set out to do, rest as you need it, and prepare for new opportunities in 2019.read more
We are in the final working week of 2018 before the holidays (Christmas, Yule, New Year’s, extended Hanukah, Festivus, etc.) so let’s go back to the beginning of 2018, shall we?
Remember those New Year’s Resolutions you came up with?…read more
I recently spoke about the importance of prioritizing your goals, since if you do not do it, somebody else will do it for you and likely their goals will be met instead of yours.
While some may think this works for career progress (it does) or for ongoing professional development (again, it does), it can also work like that in our personal lives, too….read more
Here we are at the start of another week, and it is once again an opportunity to prioritize our own goals. I know, I know — this is tough to do with so many other demands in my life. Email. Meetings. Appointments. Requests. Demands. Let me just wait until tomorrow when I have time…read more
Did you meet your goals for this week?read more
I challenge you to schedule 30 minutes for yourself tomorrow and do something for your own personal development. Go on, you worth it!read more
What will you do this weekend to make time for your own personal study and development?read more
Adult learners are busy people. They juggle jobs. Families. Friends. Hobbies. Chores. Commitments of various sorts, etc. Similar to children in school who do this, with one main difference — time!read more
Studying does not do itself, in part because its focus is not about something we already know. If we already knew the content, process, or skill, we would not need to take action and build Study Habits for Highly Successful Learners!…read more
Daily journal writing may not work for everybody, so how about trying to express yourself through poetry? Journal Writing as Poetry involves short, expressive lines that help us make sense of our experiences, so how about trying verse for yourself?…read more
Do you ever feel you avoid making decisions or make them and then waffle? Ever wish you made up your mind and stuck to it? Perhaps you wish you could Be More Decisive?read more