Personal Retreat Blog Posts

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Developing Smart Goals for Your Business

As business owners, we all have goals. Goals of growth, income, staffing and more. Many times this is a numbers game, and whatever it takes to get the goal is what’s necessary. Sometimes our goals are a little more complicated and we must start developing SMARTER goals for business. Is developing S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals new to … Read More

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Accomplish More with a Schedule

Have you struggled with your schedules? Do you have challenges in scheduling your day? You get started on scheduling on a whole day and then it just gets overwhelming, and you get stuck? Or maybe you’re OK with making the schedules, but it’s just sticking to them. You start by making progress on these little … Read More

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How to be Successful After Your Personal Retreat

Many people come away from a personal retreat with a renewed sense of purpose and maybe a couple goals. To be successful after your retreat is going to take a bit more work. Getting a new idea is just the beginning, and to ensure your success, there are some steps to take along the way. … Read More

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Find Motivation When You are Stuck

There can be several things that can slow progress on your goals, but some are internal, and you need to find motivation when you are stuck. This can be a common problem, and I hope to share some common and uncommon solutions for you! Is Stuck Really Stuck? First, I want to show some of … Read More

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How to be Successful with a Personal Retreat

A Personal Retreat is great for many reasons and finding how to be successful is one of them. I would like to explore success, discuss why it’s important, then share how the Personal Retreat can help. How to be Successful can be False When I finally landed a job providing enough money to pay the … Read More

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Developing Smarter Goals

If you have been around the block as much as I have, you know that developing SMART goals may not be new to you. Even if you have not been, it could be a new concept. The concept of developing SMART goals anyway, we all think we make smarter goals. Sorry smart play on words … Read More

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How to Increase Motivation

Motivation is a key component of progress in our lives. I have a few tips on how to increase motivation toward your goals. These tips are good for many cases of demotivation and may serve you well! Where did the Motivation go? The point at which we started to slow down or become disinterested on … Read More

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Want your Dream Job?

Want your dream job? Look to your childhood. A recent CNN article entitled “Could your childhood ambitions reveal your dream job?” explored this question. Some of the important points from the article are that the jobs we held in high regard as children reflected our passions and talents. Only about 30% of people surveyed were … Read More

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What if you hate what you’re good at?

“Why don’t I love my job?” I’d ask myself in a moment of lucidity. I was beginning to think I hate what I’m good at. It certainly makes getting up to go to work every day a challenge. Frequently getting angry for no good reason led to more questions than answers and I needed to … Read More