Tag Archives: goal-setting

Review: Tom Volkar’s Authentic Business Discovery Course

From September 29 to October 3, 2008, I was immersed in an intense self-exploration course called “Authentic Business Discovery” offered by my blogging colleague Tom Volkar of Delightful Work. Right off the bat, the timing of this offering was such … Continue reading

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How to Apply Process-Oriented Principles in Real Life (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting, the final installment in a 4-part series.  And here’s the previous installment in this series. — In reality, we can’t live on process-oriented goals alone. We set little … Continue reading

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How to Apply Process-Oriented Principles in Real Life

In this final installment of the 4-part series on process-oriented goal-setting, I’m going to discuss how to make peace with the result-oriented world by applying process-oriented principles where it counts.  Along the way, we’ll clear up some misunderstandings and pitfalls, … Continue reading

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How to Set Process-Oriented Goals and Be a Success Now (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting, the 3rd installment in a 4-part series.  And here’s the previous installment in this series. — To set process-oriented goals, you have to ask different set of questions … Continue reading

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5 Roles of Process-Oriented Goals: Setting up Infallible Success (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting.  If you agree with the points made here, read the original to understand all the whys and hows.  Also, read the previous installment. — Instead of the common … Continue reading

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5 Roles of Process-Oriented Goals: Setting up Infallible Success

This is the 2nd chapter on a series on goal-setting. Here, we examine the 5 roles process-oriented goals play, and how much more reliable and empowering they are compared to result-oriented goals. Read the previous chapter In a hurry?  Read … Continue reading

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Set Goals (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting.  If you agree with the points made here, read the original to understand all the whys and hows. — The common approach to setting and pursuing goals has … Continue reading

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Path over Destination: A Little Known Secret to Satisfying Life

We all know that we ought to “do what we love to do.” Yet, a common misunderstanding prevents us from actually implementing. This essay takes away the fluff and uncovers the essence, the real truth about what it is that … Continue reading

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