Goal Getting

Daily Routines for Success – R for Review

Daily Routine - Review Goals

A few months back, I attended a webinar on motherhood. Motherhood? Yeah… am not there yet… not even close! But I was looking for some inspiration ūüėČ … and I digress. My key takeaway¬†from the webinar was the power of daily routines. (That and that¬†Motherhood is hard!) Since then, I have been introducing books and articles on daily routines into …

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Sometimes you need to Stop Listening to your Amygdala

Face Your Fears: Stop listening to your Amygdala

So why is an IT Project Manager writing about the Brain? In the primitive era, the slower rational human brain had to be balanced out with a quicker autonomous emotional centre. This kept human curiosity in check and protected human beings from their predators (think lion, tigers, snakes etc). This autonomous part of the brain has just one purpose – …

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Understand the Love Languages and Improve Relationships!

The 5 Love Languages

One of my this month’s read was The Five Love Languages by Dr¬†Gary Chapman. This book has sold over 10 million copies in English and has also been translated into 49 other languages. ¬†Dr Chapman’s expertise in marriage begins with the success and failures he and his wife Karolyn have experienced in their marriage for more than 45 years. He …

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Is Mental Accounting affecting your Financial Decisions?

Mental Accounting and Money Mistakes

A few of months back I was listening to this humorous NPR podcast called “Why Most Economists Might As Well Be Studying Unicorns” where Shankar Vedantam was having a conversation with the behavioural economist Richard Thaler. The conversation was mostly around Mental Accounting and Sunk-Cost Fallacy. If this is the first time you have heard of Richard Thaler, then these …

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HabitBull – The Best Habit Tracking Application

HabitBull for Habit Tracking

HabitBull is a wonderful application for tracking your habits. I briefly mentioned this application in my article about¬†Building Habit or System. I have been personally using this application to track my website management habit. In this article, I will some of the awesome features of this application. HabitBull is available for free on both Android and iOS.¬†The free edition allows …

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Build any Habit or System with these 5 Tricks

5 Tricks to Build Habit or System

In my previous article on Goal Getting, I wrote about Goals and Systems.¬†Goal is the ‚Äúwhat‚ÄĚ and the System is the ‚Äúhow‚ÄĚ.¬†System or habit is the¬†repeatable process that you setup to¬†achieve a¬†goal, because there is no such thing as “overnight success”! In today’s article,¬†I will share with you 5 tricks that work when you are trying to build a system …

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Goals are for losers! So how do you become a winner?

Dreams, Goals And Systems

To put it bluntly, Goals are for losers. You will spend every moment until you reach the goal – if you reach it at all – feeling as if you were short of your goal. In other words, goal-oriented people exist in a state of nearly continuous failure that they hope will be temporary. That feeling wears on you. In …

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Goal Setting and Getting using Todoist or Asana

Be a Goal Getter - Goal Setting using Asana

In one of my previous articles I wrote about¬†Setting SMART Goals. Setting a SMART goal is just a start. In order to keep your focus on your goal and achieve it, you need to act on it. In this article, I will tell you¬†how tools like Todoist and Asana help me in tracking my goals. SET YOURSELF SOME ACTIONABLE STEPS …

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How to set SMART Goals for your Life?

Questions for Setting SMART Goals

If you have been to any personal or career development courses, you may already be familiar with the term SMART goals. If not, not to worry, I am here to tell you all about it. In one of my previous articles, I mentioned about why New Year’s Resolutions sometimes fail. Most times after the initial few days or months, they …

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Putting First Things First

First Things First Book

I was listening to¬†the audio book First Things First this weekend. It helped me¬†gain a new perspective on holistic life balance. And I thought, let me share some of my initial thoughts with¬†other Goal Getters out there. Let me start with one of the chapter titles on First Things First – “How many people on their deathbed wish they‚Äôd spent …

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