by Jill Mueller, DLCC Coaching Coordinator
I have a confession: I’m a doer. I like creating checklists and getting things accomplished. If I am planning an event, I like thinking about every single detail that needs to be taken care of. The priest at my wedding even called me out, during the ceremony, for timing out the day down to the minute.
I do the same thing when setting goals. I know I’m not the only one that has learned that a goal needs to be specific and measurable. It needs to have a deadline, benchmarks to achieve along the way, and a series of tasks to make sure we are making progress towards the goal. My goodness….the “doer” part of my brain is doing jumping jacks just thinking about it. YES! LET’S MAKE A PLAN!
But sometimes with all the focus on the doing, we can lose sight of the bigger picture. [Read more…]