Did that get your attention? Because the phrase goal evaluation would probably make your eyes glaze over and a quick click over to YouTube to watch a monkey riding a pig. Have you ever made a goal and not achieved it? Of course you have! Have you ever sat down and asked yourself why? Uh……What?
Traveling frequently for business can be really tough on relationships. Your family or friends may think it’s all sightseeing, fancy meals and luxurious hotels. While it sometimes can be those things, more often it is flight delays, microwaveable hotel pantry food and walls so thin you can hear your neighbor flush.
A recent study showed that people who read biographies of successful people when they were growing up had higher self-confidence and felt that they would be more successful. If you went back to my elementary library you would find that I checked out books on Martha Washington, Susan B. Anthony, Abigail Adams, Laura Ingalls Wilder and Harriet Tubman repeatedly. I mean to the point I was asked to give the other kids a chance to read them.
A couple of months ago I bought the Uvex S1933X Skyper Safety Glasses to watch television. WHA???? Well, for those of you that have ever had sleep issues or are currently counting sheep at night, you may want to read on.
Putting personal tasks like calling people or visiting friends on your list isn’t impersonal. I’ve been told by several of my friends that I’m really good at getting people together and maintaining relationships. That’s because it’s really important to me, but also because I actually make time for it. I make sure I see at least one friend socially every week.
In my first interview of the MoPro series on healthy and productive mobile professionals, road warriors and business travelers, I knew I had to interview Ken Lubin. Ken is the Managing Director of ZRG Partners and Founder of Executive Athletes, which has over 15,000 business and athlete professionals who train at a high level in sports. Ken was the co-winner of the 2013 Death Race and winner of the Team Ultra Beast World Championships in 2012, among other athletic accomplishments.
We all have friends (or at least I hope you do!). We all have family. We have colleagues, peers and acquaintances. We have Accountability Partners. Wait – what? You don’t have an Accountability Partner? You don’t even know what that is?
One day a week I have a GSD Day. What’s GSD? Get Shit Done. It’s a day where I don’t have a networking event, off-site meeting or client calls. It doesn’t always work out for the entire day and I sometimes have to move the day around, but I find it very important.