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How to Set the Perfect Goal

by koku_jin
Last post we discussed the criteria that for goals that cause you to change your behavior enough to attain them.  I promised that in this post I would share what makes a goal “perfect” – one that you want to achieve, you can achieve, and it transforms your life for the better.  You might have heard about my Author Apprentice platform.  It’s a one-year mentoring where I’m coaching the participants on writing an extraordinary book.  The first module involves creating the concept and the Table of Contents (TOC).  That tells us what the book is going to be about and […]

Having Trouble Reaching Goals? This Could Be Why

by koku_jin
Goals, goals, goals… we all have them. But, only a select few seem good at consistently achieving and exceeding their goals. Would you like to join this select group? If yes, then read on to discover some little-known wisdom about goal setting and goal achievement.  How Goal Setting Impacts Our Lives “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” — Zig Ziglar According to Psychology Today, goal setting is linked to higher achievement.((Psychology Today: Goal-Setting Is Linked to Higher Achievement)) This is due to several factors, including the ability of goal […]

Your Child, Better Behaved in 3 days

by koku_jin
“Children equate being loved with the reality of when we are there for them – when we really show up. But traditional methods have us showing up so much more when there are problems. Conventional wisdom tells parents that the time to emit more energy – that is, more emotion, more facial expression, more volume, and more intense relationship – is when things are going wrong. That’s a mistake, and a big one, because it puts our powerful parental energy to work growing more of the behaviors we actually want to see less of. Why water weeds?” —  Howard Glasser […]

4 Excellent Email Marketing Ideas for Nonprofits

by koku_jin
Published April 2016, updated July 2019 When you think of your nonprofit organization, the first question that comes to mind probably isn’t this: “How am I going to raise awareness through effective email marketing strategies?”  But maybe it should be. While this question may not feel like the most pressing initially, there are some important reasons why it is. Through the , you will be able to reach more individuals, get more press, raise extra funds for your cause, attract talented board members, find volunteers that will help you grow, and, ultimately, accomplish your goals. In this post, we’ll share must-know […]

HR specialists reveal 8 employee retention strategies

by koku_jin
Employee retention strategies are critical to the health of your company. This is particularly true for smaller businesses, which often don’t have the luxury of employing multiple people in the same role. Every team member is essential.  Having a strong team can give you the confidence necessary to drive your business forward. When a star employee submits their two-week notice, that momentum is shattered.  This can leave you wondering what you could have done, if anything, to keep that employee from looking elsewhere. Think about it: When was the last time you focused on how to better retain your employees? […]