Adding life to your plans

Adding life to your plans

When planning your year, don’t forget to add life to it. It is easy to focus on work. We are trained to concentrate on our career or business. I know that in the past I relied on hobbies to keep me busy when I had spare time. I freelanced in film so there was...
Plan your work life

Plan your work life

We have finished evaluating last year. Now it is time to gather all that information and start to get your plan together for this year. To make changes takes concerted effort and it all starts with a plan. The plan should involve the things that are important to you....
Evaluations: Three wins

Evaluations: Three wins

I have been doing my evaluations along with you, with a deep dive each week. It has been fun to look back. And interesting to see all I am learning through this process of evaluation. One more step and this is as important as the other steps The final step is to take...
Evaluation: What to do differently

Evaluation: What to do differently

We are on the third step in the evaluation process. What can I do differently.   We have looked at what worked and what didn’t work this past year. Now it is time to start planning next year. When you look at the lists you created in the first two steps, you will...
Evaluations: What didn’t work?

Evaluations: What didn’t work?

I hope you have finished the What Worked list.You probably forgot a lot until you looked back. I find it fun to rediscover the year. Take in all you have done this year.Celebrating is very important, so celebrate these accomplishments! Now let’s look at What Didn’t...
Evaluation: What worked?

Evaluation: What worked?

Beginning your evaluation starts with looking at what worked over the last year. Why start here? Because that brain of ours is so good at looking at the negative that we need to start with the positive. Once we go negative we have a hard time finding the good.   This...