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How to set goals isn’t as bad as you think

Leadership, Productivity
Every year seems to progress quicker and quicker to me. I'm not sure if it is because I am getting older and realizing there is so much more I want to do and accomplish before I can no longer do and accomplish my goals here on earth? This quickness is the reason it is so important that we set goals for what you want to carry out, now. What follows will be ways that I follow when I set goals. Start with the right Objectives and Key Results Enjoy this TED talk where John Doerr shares about OKR. Objective and Key results (OKR) So now that you have some fundamentals to start with, the "Why" of what you want to do. Write down your values, your objectives, and key results today as you continue to…
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Build Leadership Skills Online

Coaching
If you are at an important moment in your development and growth as a leader, you can build leadership skills online through coaching which can help bring clarity and focus to where you are and help you discern what might be next.  Benefits of Coaching Online Because we live in such a fortunate time, we have access to the internet which makes coaching to build leadership skills even more accessible. Here are some quick ways that Coaching online is beneficial. Lower cost. Due to the coach also reaps the benefits as the coachee with travel expenses, food, hotel and more, so they can charge less.  The flexibility of scheduling.  Saves on gas for the car. No travel necessary.  Worldwide Access. Most of us don’t think about accessing professional help outside our local…
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Wealthy Affiliate Models Good Leadership Skill of Coaching

!Top Post, Coaching, Leadership
Let me begin by saying I am not a fan of the web sites name: Wealthy Affiliate. What I am a fan of is Wealthy Affiliate. I joined for free WA from the recommendation of a past ministry coach of mine, Brandon Cox. I knew it was going to be a great adventure in helping me create my digital platform, voice as an expert in developing Leadership Skills. What I was not prepared for are all the additional lessons I was going to pick up as WA modeled good leadership skills of coaching me and the community in WA in helping each of our goals to become a reality. This example and the journey is what I am looking forward to taking you with me through this post. Please enjoy…
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Discovering Advantages eBooks Have.

Books, Habits
I have always enjoyed reading. Reading for me is therapeutic, enjoyable, adventurous, challenging in helping me improve skills and so much more. Often times I want to pull out a book and re-read it for some of the great nuggets I received from it. Problem is, I may not be around that certain book at the time. Maybe, I am waiting in line for the doctor or my kids to get out of school and want to feed my mind but I didn't bring a book. This is where the advantages ebooks have in my reading. They can go everywhere with me! Advantages eBooks have to me. I have gone almost totally with ebooks for many reasons. Here are just a few of those reasons. – I can take them anywhere without the extra weight…
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Proper use of To-Do List is a Leadership Development Skill

Coaching, Productivity
I have read a lot about creating a To-Do list and supposedly the advantage of them. I am not a big advocate of strictly using them. Here is where the To-Do list can become dangerous or at least very hard and miserable for those trying to use them successfully. A sloppy to-do list is a source of stress and wasted effort that many, like myself, have found as we build upon our leadership development skills. And often times this crash and burn with To-Do list end up with leaders abandoning their list for another great idea they hear about from those who have trained themselves in the proper way to use whatever that tool is they are selling or promoting. List Taking Can Work To keep from the above crash…
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