Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. John Ryun

The Next 100 Days: A Simple Process to Realize Your Goals

Achieving your goals requires a daily commitment and reflection to celebrate the successes and steps made towards achieving the goal as well as time to reflect upon and strategize about the struggles. Think about the next 100 days. What one goal do you want to accomplish in those 100 days? Now, break this into 10, 10 day segments and start a daily routine to accomplish each small step on the way to achieving the goal. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” — Jim Rohn Every morning: Write down what you are grateful for Recommit to your goals… In 99 days, I will: Commit to today’s #1 focus Write down 1-2 actions you’ll take today to get you closer to your goal Commit to what you will have accomplished by the end of the day Write down your action…


A Minimalist guide to Entrepreneurial Reflection

A Minimalist Guide to Entrepreneurial Reflection

Fireside chats over a glass of mulled wine or a frosty pint of beer are times to reflect on the past year and to thoughtfully and intentionally move forward with plans to achieve different results this year. We look back at the last 12 months, celebrate the wins and focus each area of our lives – relationships, family, business, health, lifestyle, personal growth and so on. I then set intentions about the goals I want to accomplish in the coming year for each area. Here are some of my favourite questions to reflect on as an entrepreneur: Did I walk the talk? Did I achieve my business goals this year? It is a lot easier to have good intentions and want to effect change but it is quite another to put new actions in place or stop repeating past actions. For example, perhaps I planned to have an employee grow…


Owning A Business - What's In It For Me -WIIFM


Have you asked yourself this lately, “What’s In It For Me?” “Why did I decide to be in business?” If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your drive to be a business owner is part of your DNA. Perhaps you marveled at the success of someone else and thought, “If this guy can be successful, then I can be even more successful.” Or maybe you loved what you do so much that you thought you’d start a business so you could do this for others. Along the way, something happened that tipped you from thinking about owning your own business into taking action and making the business a reality. You had a vision for success. Your actions and decisions led to the results you get today. Is your vision coming true? Is your business successful enough so you can reap the rewards that come from taking the initiative? I believe that business…


3 ways to fall in love with your business

3 Ways to Fall in Love With Your Business

Like many business owners, you might be caught up in the day to day whirlwind of operating your business and need to be reminded why you do what you do. Whether your numbers are up or down, whether you’re deciding to expand or contract to respond to changing political and economic times, it’s important to hold onto the key things that impacted your choice to be in business. Any business story is a love story. Rekindle the Romance Like in any relationship, once the honeymoon is over, there are peaks and valleys to your relationship with your business. Sometimes, you’re having fun, everything is in sync and you’re achieving your targets regularly. Other times, you are stymied in every direction, convinced that the gremlins are at work and frustrated that good ideas aren’t having the impact you want. Business is like a teenager – you may not always like it,…


Leveraging Your Success