Aligning Goals for Success

Shelley BaurAligning Goals, Balance, Integrity, PurposeLeave a Comment

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In my last article, I discussed SMARTer goals; this week our topic is aligning goals for success. Aligning goals is a balancing act Aligning goals also requires paying attention. I use a triangle-shaped Productivity Process tool to guide alignment of every goal, being true to my life mission and purpose. At the base of the triangle, my personal purpose is … Read More

SMARTer Goals for 2017

Shelley BaurCommunicating, Goals, Life Balance, Purpose, ValuesLeave a Comment

It’s the first day of the second month of 2017, and it’s time to take a look at SMARTER goals, not just SMART goals. My friend and FocalPoint business coach, Eric Eurich, packed an hour with teaching, enrichment, and reflection for a group of business owners, and incorporated the concept of “alignment” into what most of us call “SMART” goals. … Read More


Shelley BaurLiving on Purpose, Personal Power, Purpose, Vision

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Each individual has a unique purpose. You can only begin to fulfill your creative potential when you have a high degree of alignment in your life – when your pursuits and conscious goals are in alignment with your own purpose. It is then that you will own your personal power. Purpose Begins With Vision The most fundamental definition of personal … Read More

Why Is LinkedIn So Important in Business?

Shelley BaurBusiness, Communicating, Influence, LinkedIn, Purpose, Relationships

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When I recently suggested that an executive client/friend of mine attend an upcoming LinkedIn seminar, noting that LinkedIn is now the #1 choice for connecting people in business, he scowled and said, “I’m not looking for a job!” LinkedIn is More Than a Job Search Tool Explaining that my friend’s employees were being vetted online before business prospects even accepted … Read More