If you search Google for “goal setting,” you’re bound to come across how to set SMART goals. Most talk of goal setting is about setting doing goals, with no regard to the internal experience that accompanies such actions. In this episode I talk about setting feeling and being goals as a better way to achieve satisfaction.
Bill Lamond is a champion of leading women and women who aspire to full leadership. “The point,” says Bill, “is to discover who you really are beyond all the roles you have been taught to play and to become that person and live the life that you are entitled to by voicing yourself in your full gifts and powers.”
I’ve talked a lot about emotions and money, and today I want to take a really good look at the main emotions that people act out through their finances. It’s also important to understand that much of what is going on in the world today is a result of our collective emotions.
Ani Alexander is a bestselling fiction author, host of the Write to be Read podcast and the founder of Publish to be Read – a company that provides services to writers who want to self-publish their books. Her mission is to inspire and encourage writers to become successful authors. Her site is www.AniAlexander.com.
Recently I watched a video about Jennifer Bricker who was abandoned as a baby because she was born with no legs. After seeing gold medalist Dominique Moceanu, a gold-medal winner in tumbling, Jennifer decided she wanted to learn to tumble. She not only learned, she won titles and competed in the Junior Olympics. When I watched her tumbling and saw how she didn’t accept herself as limited, I thought about the excuses people use that hold them back. What’s your excuse?
Todd Tresidder is a former hedge fund manager who “retired” at age 35. He loves playing the money game like a kid loves playing Monopoly and remains an active investor to this day. He’s also a financial educator and pro-consumer advocate having authored 5 personal finance books.His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes, NPR, and MarketWatch, among other places. If you like what you hear from him today, you can get more of his insights on the Financial Mentor Podcast, or get his free email course, “52 Weeks To Financial Freedom,” teaching you how to invest smart, build wealth, retire early, and live free at www.FinancialMentor.Com. Read more
Loretta Graziano Breuning is founder of the Inner Mammal Institute and author of Habits of a Happy Brain: Retrain Your Brain to Boost Your Serotonin, Dopamine, Oxytocin, & Endorphin Levels. As Professor of Management at California State University, and as a mom, she was not convinced by prevailing theories of human motivation. Then she learned how our happy brain chemicals work in animals, and everything made sense. So she created a wide range of resources to teach people how to make peace with their inner mammal. You can wire yourself to enjoy more happy chemicals and relieve more unhappy chemicals at www.InnerMammalInstitute.org.
Something that often trips up entrepreneurs is when they don’t know what they don’t know. The question is, how can you find out what you don’t know? In this episode, I give examples of the problems that can arise from lack of knowledge and I offer some actions you can take to minimize problems.