Category Archives: Weekly Challenges

Challenge yourself to get unstuck by stumbling on a new idea or shifting your perspective with weekly exercises.

Practice Imperfection: Weekly Challenge No. 3

“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you that practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.” –Winston Churchill The world around us sends mixed messages on the value of being perfect. It’s implied that if … Continue reading

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Weekly Challenge No. 2: Getting Specific on Goals

This week’s challenge is based on the idea of getting clearer on desired goals and beginning with the end in mind (see related post: “Resolutions & Intentions: You gotta get more specific“). Think about your 2011  New Year’s Resolutions, and … Continue reading

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Getting Unstuck: Weekly Challenge No. 1

The Five-to-One Challenge I want to believe Mom’s coaching that “Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” But unless you’ve got Teflon skin, it’s really not true. Studies have repeatedly shown the strong impacts … Continue reading

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Stumble on Something Yourself

If you keep on going, chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you least expect it, according to Charles F. Kettering, the successful American inventor and businessman. This week and in future weeks, I’ll draft challenges aimed at … Continue reading

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