I sit here in front of the fire on the first day of the year and contemplate what I can do differently to more fully live my life in alignment with my truest self. I like New Years, as it represents turning the page and starting anew with a clean slate. It’s also a time to slow down for a little contemplation and reflection. As I consider the goals I set for myself last year, I’m pleased to say that the one that mattered most was met. Achieving that big goal, requires that I take all that I learned and up the read more
Deb Siverson’s blog is filled with personal and relevant information about transformation in the workplace. She is a proponent for transparent and honest conversations between managers and employees, business partners, and teams for the purpose of meeting collective goals. Deb has always been a prolific writer, and uses blogging as a platform to discuss important topics like conflict, workplace engagement, happiness, collaboration, and diversity. In these posts Deb will share her real-life experiences, insights, and candid thoughts about her work as a consultant, facilitator, and coach in corporate organizations and government agencies.
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My husband and I find it challenging to set common goals and to make decisions together, or how to engage in collaborative goal setting. Are we the only ones? Finally we have found the decision making process that we hope will help us sort out what is often painful and sometimes impossible. Learning how to set goals and collaborate on decision making is difficult for us because we come from very different perspectives, styles, and belief systems. In a best case scenario, these differences should give us more read more
In Part 2 of my blog series on Reflection and Goal Setting, I examine the Six Considerations for Xponents as we prepare to leap into the New Year by remembering the best of who we are, what we have learned, and what we are hearing from others. Use these six considerations as a strategic planning template, as you prepare for the next stage. Next week in Part 3, I will explore what we will bring with us into the New Year and the goals that will support our ongoing growth and evolution. read more