Starting 2014 With a Bang – My 1st Quarter Goals

It’s a new quarter which means it’s time to review my goals from the past quarter and also identify what I’ll be working on for the next 90 days.

In my goal setting introductory post, I shared how setting goals doubled my revenue in three years.

When I wrote that post, I thought it would be a one-time thing.

I didn’t expect to write a new post every quarter sharing my goals, but then it dawned on me, why not?

Writing that post was helpful in me sticking to my goals.  Plus I had a lot of positive feedback from my readers. (yes that’s you and YOU rock!)

I’ve decided that going forward I will be sharing my goals each quarter and hope that you can be inspired to accomplish and conquer your own goals.

goal setting 1st quarter

Before I share this quarter’s goals, let’s reflect back on the goals I had for the previous quarter.

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{Travel Hacking}: How to Get a Family of 5 to Hawaii All With Reward Points

There’s still so many places that I want to visit in the world: Hawaii, Bora Bora, Australia, Europe, Turks and Caicos.

The list goes on and on.

What appeals to me more when I read these amazing travel hacking stories of people touring the globe while paying little fees because they were able to use frequent flyer miles.

This is commonly referred to as “travel hacking” and I’m all about it.

As most people know, traveling can get expensive.

Traveling with 3 kids can get REALLY expensive. When Geoff from Noobtraveler.com contacted me about a guest post I immediately bit….kinda.

My requirement for the guest post was to show me (and my readers) how I could take my entire family to Hawaii for basically free.

How’s that for a tall order for a guest post? :)

Let’s see what Geoff has to say….

free hawaii vacation
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How to Break a Bad Habit in 21 Days (Reader Challenge)

Download The Bad Habit Destroyer worksheet to replace those bad habits with positive ones.

“Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.” -Benjamin Franklin

Have you ever tried to break a bad habit?

What about start a good one?

Sometimes the good ones can be even tougher!

how to break bad habits

Some of the good habits that I’ve struggled with sticking to are: eating clean during the week (stupid late night cravings), waking up at 5am to workout (snooze button is way too tempting) and being distracted by social media (hold up…just thought of something funny I need to Tweet).

One of the worst habits I used to have was that I would always lose my keys after I got home from work.

I’m always in a rush when I get home and for the life of me can never remember where I put them.

My wife, tired of me asking her “Where did I put my keys“, attempted to break me of my bad habit by placing a small box on the counter top by our back door.

This box became the designated spot for my keys and my wedding ring.

Did I mention that I often misplace that, too? Shhhh….don’t tell the wife about that one. ;) [Read more...]