Setting Goals

7 Questions That Will Help You Spring Forward in Life

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnick

I just love this time of year and the pull forward that spring represents. This season prompts us to spring clean and rid ourselves of what no longer serves us. In the light of the new season, here are seven questions that may help you spring forward.

The Huge Advantage to Making Tiny Goals

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada Business
Eileen Chadnick

Recently, I've been talking a lot about goals (professional and personal) -- with friends, with my leadership coaching clients and in my own personal reflection. But something has changed. Whereas I used to ask "Are you thinking big enough?" I'm now asking "Are your goals small enough?"

12 Questions to Lead You Through 2014

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnick

January is an important time to reflect and get clear on your priorities for the year ahead. To do that well, it's just as important to take a look behind at the year past as it is to take a good look ahead. Each year, I put together a list of reflections and questions to help you do that.

Five Ways to Grab Hold of Your Career

Sandra Boyd | Posted 02.17.2014 | Canada Business
Sandra Boyd

People today need to deal with greater uncertainty in the marketplace and a good way to do this is to take ownership of your career. It is clear that individuals who consciously invest in their careers stand out from other employees. To take your career in your own hands, here are five important tips from Knightsbridge.

New Year, New Life: Setting Goals for 2014

Anita Saulite | Posted 02.12.2014 | Canada Living
Anita Saulite

The beginning of a new year is the best time to start fresh and get your life moving in the direction you really want. It doesn't matter how much money you have or make, or whether you are just starting out or have a successful career, by opening yourself up to new possibilities through goal setting, you will start living the life you want.

How I'm Making Every Workout an Adventure

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

About a week ago I decided I needed to try something new to help get myself out of my fitness rut. I went to a boxing class. It did the trick. It put a giant smile on my face. After the class I felt energized and accomplished (as I always do post workout). More importantly, I had fun.

A Year Older, and Wiser? My Birthday Reflections

Natasha Koifman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

It seems like the New Year and its associated resolutions are ruled by my head -- all the things I know I should be doing, whether they're external or internal changes. But my birthday is ruled by my heart -- I feel my way through it -- a whole year's worth of gratitude, support, optimism, love and friendship.

How I Learned to Take My Own Advice

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I wanted to talk about my 20-year struggle to floss because part of my mantra as a trainer is "Stop thinking you have to be perfect. No one is perfect so banish 'perfection' from your vocabulary." We are often too paralyzed to make health changes because we think there is no way we can succeed.

The One Word That Has Drastically Improved My Life

Meghan Pearson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Pearson

In our excitement, I think we have all bitten off more than we can chew, and it takes some real truth seeking, and sometimes a true moment of bravery to recognize that, and step down from the merry-go-round of motion. So as I move through the journey that will be 2013, I plan to slow down and know when to say no.

Getting Through the Darkest Month Of the Year

Natasha Koifman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

January can be a tough month for many people. Once the early optimism of fresh-starts and resolutions has faded, many feel like they've been unceremoniously dumped in the darkest month of the year. But I think it's a month you can make whatever you want. Here are some tips for avoiding those January blahs.

Taking The Bad With The Good: 12 Lessons From 2012

Anne Day | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada Business
Anne Day

As I reflect back on the past year, I realize I have learned a lot -- some of it the hard way, other lessons were a pleasant surprise, but like everything in life, you have to take the bad with the good, and the key is to learn the lesson and move on.

Three Simple Steps to Financial Success

Trevor Blake | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Business
Trevor Blake

I am a self-made man. I started my first company with a few thousand dollars and later sold it for more than $100 million -- then I did it again with a new startup in a different field. After my second company sold, I decided at the age of 50 to write a book about the three simple steps that helped me succeed. Here's a short summary of my three simple steps.

Why Do Some Teens Never Seem To Achieve Their Goals?

Ken Rabow | Posted 03.26.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

Have you ever heard someone say this? "Stop crying, it's nothing!" or "Don't worry, it isn't a big deal that you (fill in the blank)." Or "What are ...

Fear, Love, Acceptance, Peace and Dreams

Deri Latimer | Posted 03.12.2012 | Canada Living
Deri Latimer

At this time of year, you might be thinking about your goals for the year and evaluating how well you did on your goals last year. Both can bring som...

Are You Living Your Most Adventurous Life?

Elia Saikaly | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Living
Elia Saikaly

The greatest tragedy in life is never having tried and never having lived. Life is about experience and if you're not growing, learning, loving, contributing, experiencing, succeeding and evolving, then what are you doing in your life?

Forget New Year Resolutions, Just Focus on Three Words

Anne Day | Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada Living
Anne Day

What three words would I choose? After much thought and deliberation, I came up with health, acceptance, and authenticity. What three words would you choose?