My sister is obsessed with games. Video games, board games, role-playing games – she loves them all. She will readily admit that the pure glee she derives from unlocking achievements fuels this obsession. She isn’t alone. Quests result in gold, each round of Tetris earns additional points, and grown adults spend more time searching neighbor’s […]
How Celebration Fuels Achievement
“Positivity” tops my Strengths Finder test. So I like to celebrate—often. But does celebration fuel progress? Will it produce greater results? From my experience, yes. It does so by bringing three powerful byproducts to you and your organization, all of which are vital for growth. 1. Celebration brings energy Purposeful celebration brings an energy to […]
When and How to Use Habits to Achieve Your Goals
Great results don’t just happen. You don’t usually drift to a destination you would have chosen. Instead, you have to be intentional, force yourself to get clear on what you want and why it’s important, and then pursue a plan of action that accomplishes your objective. Sometimes, this involves setting an achievement goal with a […]
Why Frequent Trips Outside Your Comfort Zone Are So Important
If you are out to accomplish something significant, you are going to be spending a lot of time outside your comfort zone. Here are seven ways to maximize the experience.
Personal Coaching for Those in Ministry
One of the best ways to go further, faster in your life and career is by hiring a personal coach. But what if you are in ministry? In this post, I interview Dick Savidge, the president of Ministry Coaching International.
The Missing Ingredient in Most Goals
A clearly written goal is not enough. A carefully thought out action plan isn’t either. You need one additional ingredient.