Archives for achieving goals


Reality Blog: Begin with the End in Mind

By Tracy Clement Wilson | May 11, 2018

When you decide to do something for your business, start with the end in mind. What is the end result you hope to achieve? Let that inform you each step of the way. It sounds obvious, but it’s something that so many writers overlook.

Reality Blog: A Cure for Lethargy

By Tracy Clement Wilson | April 13, 2018

It’s good to pause along your journey from time to time and evaluate where you’re at, what’s working, and what isn’t. And sometimes in that process you’ll discover the need for choosing a new niche. Tracy shares her own experience with this in her latest Reality Blog.

Make a Habit of Reaching Your SMART Goals

By Lisa Christoffel | April 11, 2018

The thing all habits, good and bad, have in common, is that they short-circuit the need for willpower. By turning key success factors into habits, you can drastically increase your likelihood of achieving any goal. See how goals and habits can come together to create success.

How Failing Fast Can Fuel Your Writing Success

By Candice Lazar | March 28, 2018

Failing fast may sound uncomfortable and even a little scary, but when you approach your work with a healthy mindset, failure can quickly show you what works and what doesn’t… so you can do more of what does. Find out four tips to making this mindset work.

Visualize Your Success, and Let Your Mind Take You There

By James Hippen | March 5, 2018

Your brain has a surprising ability to almost automate your success… as long as you know how to tap into it. Discover how to use visualization to speed your way to bigger writing success. And greater success in life in general.

Reality Blog: How I Plan to Get My Act Together in One Month

By Tracy Clement Wilson | March 2, 2018

Ready to get serious about your writing business? In this Reality Blog, Tracy shares some good news, and then gives you an inside look at her evaluation of what she needs to do better and her specific plans for making it happen.

Why NOT Setting Goals Can Help You Achieve More Success in 2018

By Michele Peterson | January 17, 2018

This year, instead of focusing on a “goal” (something in the future you haven’t yet attained), make the dialogue with yourself, your team, your family, and your peers about the “accomplishment” you’re right now in the process of completing.

Do You Have a Vision Beyond Your Goals?

By Hayley Michaels | January 10, 2018

Goal-setting is essential to achieving what you want from life. Before you plunge into setting goals, though, there is another equally important process you need to work on first… your vision.