Posts Tagged "goals"

Leadership Series: Conflict

Posted on Aug 26, 2016 in Entrepreneur, San Diego Lawyer, Small Business, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Leadership Series: Conflict

 Leadership Series: Conflict Conflict. A word feared by many and a topic avoided by most everyone. But should it be that way? The answer is: NO In fact, conflict is essential to drive results. Now, we’re not talking about yelling at your co-workers or bashing people–but healthy conflict. The kind that is based on trust, engenders commitment and accountability and leads to action. Have you ever heard the saying, “if we both see things the same way, one of us isn’t necessary”? Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, provides an excellent model...

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5 Daily Habits for Success

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in Entrepreneur, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on 5 Daily Habits for Success

5 Daily Habits for Success   “Motivation gets you started. Habit keeps you going” – Jim Rohn   Along with the theme of our most recent post on time management, let’s consider some important habits of successful individuals, suggested by SUCCESS magazine columnist Kimanzi Constable.   1. Successful people plan out their day the night before Without a plan, how can you get where you want to go? Planning is essential to making sure you’re staying on track to doing what you want to do and becoming who you want to be.   2. Successful people read...

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Time Management

Posted on Feb 27, 2016 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on Time Management

Time Management   Time management is truly a fundamental “make or break” in the life of anyone. The wise use of time produces powerful results and the misuse of time can be devastating. Today, we’ll provide some tips on how to manage this invaluable and wasting (constantly diminishing) resource.   1. Roles and Goals The first step in time management is to understand your roles and goals as an individual. Take a minute to write down each of your roles: husband/wife, father/mother, employee, boss, volunteer, student, coach, etc. Experts recommend having no more than...

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Today’s Tip for Success: Get Some Sleep!

Posted on Aug 31, 2015 in Entrepreneur, Inspiration, San Diego Lawyer, Success | Comments Off on Today’s Tip for Success: Get Some Sleep!

Today’s Tip for Success: Get Some Sleep!   Do you ever feel like this guy? Well, you’re not alone. The Gallup Organization reports that roughly 59%of Americans don’t get enough sleep. But what are the consequences? Can’t you just barrel through the day and “tough it out?”   Ron Friedman, Harvard Business Review contributor, disagrees. He shares, “Missing sleep worsens your mood, weakens your memory, and harms your decision-making all day long. It scatters your focus, prevents you from thinking flexibly, and makes you more susceptible to...

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The “How To” of Goal Setting: Objectives and Key Results

Posted on Sep 27, 2014 in Entrepreneur, Setting up a Small Business, Small Business, Small Business Tips and Tricks Series, Success, Tips for Entrepreneurs | Comments Off on The “How To” of Goal Setting: Objectives and Key Results

Image courtesy of myrestoredhealth.com   Every small business owner knows that goal setting is a key to success. We all know why we need to set goals but the how is where we get hung up. And that’s where Google comes in. Their system of Objectives and Key Results (OKR’s) provides an excellent framework for goal setting and measuring. Here’s a brief intro to the method. In the first year of Google’s operations, John Doerr, big-time venture capitalist and entrepreneur, presented the idea of OKR’s to the founders. He committed them to a test run and now it’s become part of the...

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