Live Life ON PURPOSE…Not Haphazardly

Guest post by Monifa Robinson Groover, founder of Within Your Reach Consulting Services, LLC How many times have you heard it?  You need to set goals. Yada-Yada-Yada. Believe it or not, however, there is plenty of value in doing so.  Setting goals is about more than...

Lessons Learned from Failure (and success!)

If you don’t want to read a personal story about my professional life over the past few years, stop here. No hard feelings. You can go onto another post. Still here? Cool. In January 2013, I set a BHAG (a Big Hairy Audacious Goal). I was turning 40 that year. That...

How to Handle the Someday/Maybe Projects

In a prior post, we discussed the importance of reviewing your annual goals at mid-year to see whether you should stay the course or make corrections.  In this article, we are going to talk about goals that are either (1) not fully formed or (2) not high enough of a...

Do You Take Your Calendar for Granted?

I tell my clients that the tools of time management have not changed in thousands of years.  The first and most important of these tools is a calendar.  Whoop Dee Doo.  A calendar.  Is that the best you’ve got, Dr. Melissa?   Maybe, but stick with me.  It’s going...