Monthly Archives: December 2009

03 Dec

Two Articles, 10 Minutes, Instant Change

I spend a lot of time thinking about to help make change happen. That means spending a lot of time thinking about goals, how to set them, and how to meet them. (And spending even more time thinking about how and when goals go awry.) It’s no surprise then, that a headline like “Habits Can Beat [...]
02 Dec

Defining A Question, Not THE Question

This is easier than you think. Last week I wrote that the first step in figuring out how to get started in social media was to “Define the Question.” It’s a big thing for me—I’ve written here before on the importance of understanding why you’re doing what you’re doing. But it’s apparently a big thing for you, [...]
02 Dec

Why, Not What

Most of us focus on what we want, not why. But the why is everything. Here’s the thing: success is contextual, but we make it absolute. We make it about money. Or fame. Or follower counts. But when we focus only on what we (think we) want, we turn success into a very narrowly defined thing, one [...]