In November and December I start the process of goal setting for the new year. Here are some goal setting ideas and prompts that you may find useful.
Tag: Personal Development
So Good They Can’t Ignore You Summary
This book has valuable thoughts for anyone in college, just out of college, wanting to quit their job and follow their passion, or just uncertain about their career in general.
Lessons Learned 2019
Here is my annual list of lessons learned and 'ah-ha moments' for 2019.
Lean Life Book Summary
Paul's videos and books are inspiring to me and they have helped me make many significant improvements in my own life and at work. His company tour is one of my favorite videos and I've embedded it at the end of the summary.
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller Summary
The ONE Thing is incredible and is on my list of best books of 2018. It shares several similar concepts with Essentialism. The main concepts that helped me are learning to use the focusing question, being aware of the domino effect, and time blocking.
Bluefishing by Steve Sims Book Summary
Bluefishing exceeded my expectations. Steve Sims makes many key points covering topics of passion, relationships, career advice, learning, failure, creating experiences for people and customers, brand building, and more.
The New One Minute Manager Book Summary
"Your job is to show people how to manage themselves and enjoy it. You want them to succeed when you are not around." This quote summarizes the message of the book. It is written as a narrative. Contains many good insights. I recommend it for anyone, and especially managers and leaders.
How to Master Essentialism
Last week Tim Ferriss published his podcast episode #355 How to Master Essentialism with Greg McKeown. Several quotes and ideas were "ah-ha moments" for me, hope my notes are helpful.
Lessons Learned 2018
In January I started the habit of writing down three lessons learned or 'ah-ha moments' at the end of each week. This is the compiled list for 2018 sorted into general categories.
In December during my annual review I evaluate new habits I want to start, existing habits to continue or reinforce, and bad habits to stop. Here are some ideas and prompts to help you review your own habits.