Posts Tagged ‘ goal setting ’

18 Goals for 2018

Instead of a Top 10 List for today's "Top 10 Tuesday" post, I've got 8 additional items on my list. That's right: it's time for my "18 in 2018" goals! Let's jump right in, shall we? Here are my 18 goals for 2018: EDUCATIONAL Read 1 nonfiction book per month Read 1 children’s book per week Finish my SCBWI class with a manuscript I can start pitching CAREER Publish 3 Continue Reading...

How to Crush Your Goals (part 2 of 2)

This article is part 2 in a 2-part series. Click here to read part one on how to create goals for the new year. On Monday, I left you with a bit of a cliffhanger. Imagine you've made a list of goals for 2018. Now, how in the holy Hellmann's mayonnaise do you actually accomplish those goals?! An excellent question. But fret no more: I have answers! Here's the deal: Goals need to be SMART, Continue Reading...

How to Set Goals (part 1 of 2)

It's December at last! Can you believe we've finally made it to the end of this year? It doesn't feel real to me yet. But I'm working on that. That's because it's time for setting my December goals, taking stock of my year, and figuring out four key pieces that will help guide my new year: [author_list style="heart"] Accomplishments Incompletes Things to STOP Doing Goals to Continue Reading...

18 Before 2018

Summer's almost over, and the last quarter of the year is coming up quick. Which means it's time to do a little bit of assessment and see where I'm headed with my yearly goals. Lucky for me, Lisa Jacobs has challenged us all to "18 Before 2018" – write up a list of 18 goals to accomplish before 2018. These can be big, small, or a combination of both. I did a bit of brainstorming, and here's Continue Reading...

#HumpDayReviews: My 2015 Year in Review

Happy Hump Day! As it's almost 2016, I've been going through my paper agenda, blog posts, Goodreads account, and various notebooks to review my year in reading and writing. So, instead of a book review, today I'm actually reviewing my own life. I'm sorting out exactly what I accomplished this year – both the successes and the failures – in order to help set some SMART goals for Continue Reading...