Articles — Achievement(5)

Making Resolutions That Bring Daily Success

Dr. Linda Hancock Achievement Self Improvement The Seventh Year

Making Resolutions That Bring Daily Success

At the beginning of each year, we hear people talk about leaving the "old beyond" and starting "anew". Often this involves making resolutions to lose weight, save money, reach career goals or improve a relationship. Unfortunately, by February, the gym that had been packed a few weeks previously is now empty. Habits creep in and behaviours revert back to the way things were before the vows were made. The bank account is emptied as the Christmas bills arrive and everyone is just too tired to work hard enough to make any progress on career goals. Then everyone waits for the...

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Quit Thinking About It - Just Do Something!

Dr. Linda Hancock Achievement Self Improvement The Seventh Year

Quit Thinking About It - Just Do Something!

So many times, I listen to individuals who state that they would like to get into the workplace but don't know what they want to do. Others tell me that they haven't gone back to school because they haven't decided what field to enter. And so, time passes and passes, and they just sit in limbo. In 1999 Milton Garland was 101 years old and classed as the oldest worker in the United States. He was asked why he continued to work even though he was well passed the retirement age. He replied by stating that people make the mistake...

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Think Like a Winner and Enjoy Success

Dr. Linda Hancock Achievement Self Improvement

Think Like a Winner and Enjoy Success

When we first begin creating a wonderful dream, we feel excitement and hope. Time seems to fly by as we race towards the goal and everything comes together in an almost magical way. Others may try to dissuade us, but we just know in our hearts that we are on the right path and can hardly wait to get there. Until we reach a stumbling block and don't know how to move forward! Delay can lead to disappointment and, if we continue to be "stuck", over time that temporary situation causes the dream to fade. And if we don't find...

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How to Turn Dreams into Reality Beginning Today

Dr. Linda Hancock Achievement Self Improvement

How to Turn Dreams into Reality Beginning Today

When we first begin creating a wonderful dream, we feel excitement and hope. Time seems to fly by as we race towards the goal and everything comes together in an almost magical way. Others may try to dissuade us, but we just know in our hearts that we are on the right path and can hardly wait to get there. Until we reach a stumbling block and don't know how to move forward! Delay can lead to disappointment and, if we continue to be "stuck", over time that temporary situation causes the dream to fade. And if we don't find...

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Things That Stop You From Returning to School

Dr. Linda Hancock Achievement Self Improvement The Fifth Year

Things That Stop You From Returning to School

It's time to get the children ready to start school again. Preparing their clothing, supplies and little minds can be a demanding task! There might be some hesitation or reluctance from them about leaving the fun days of summer behind and getting back into a routine. 'Perhaps it is also time to consider how you, as an adult, might return to school. Everyone knows that both your knowledge base and your income can greatly increase when you earn a diploma or degree, but not everyone thinks that they will be able to set or reach academic goals. They focus on...

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