Provision #502: S.T.R.E.T.C.H. YOURSELF

Laser Provision In this series, I have encouraged you to make Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, andTimely choices as to your goals, habits, stuff, systems, and ties. When you do that, you dramatically increase your chances for success and satisfaction in life and work. But it’s not enough for your goals to be S.M.A.R.T. They also need to be Stimulating, Transformational,Reinforcing, Exciting, Targeted, Chosen, and Hopeful. […]

Provision #501: S.M.A.R.T. CHOICES

Laser Provision For goals, habits, stuff, systems, and ties to be successful, they not only need to be S.M.A.R.T. they also need to be chosen. No one can successfully implement someone else’s goals, habits, stuff, systems, and ties • regardless of how Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, andTimely they may be • with full satisfaction. Only through intrinsic motivation can […]

Provision #500: S.M.A.R.T. TIES

Laser Provision It’s not just goals, habits, stuff, and systems that need to be S.M.A.R.T. if we want to be successful in life and work. It’s also the people that we are bound to in life. It’s the quality of our relationships with others that makes the difference. Nothing makes life more wonderful than having […]

Provision #499: S.M.A.R.T. SYSTEMS

Laser Provision It’s not enough to have S.M.A.R.T. goals. That can still take a lot of will-power, discipline, and work. We also have to undergird our S.M.A.R.T. goals with S.M.A.R.T. systems. By setting up as many things as possible to run without us, in accord with our values and purposes, we’re more likely to achieve […]

Provision #498: S.M.A.R.T. STUFF

Laser Provision When was the last time that you did a thorough “spring cleaning” of all your stuff? Stuff in your homes, offices, vehicles, lockers, and other places. If it’s been a while, then perhaps it’s time to make a date with yourself. Put it on the calendar. Then go through your stuff to be […]