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You Get What You Expect — Or Do You?

“You Get What You Expect”

I have this quote written on the backside of a business card that hangs on my monitor at work. I can’t remember exactly what caused me to write this down. It obviously struck a chord and moved me enough to do so.

Each morning I get into the office and I read these cards (I have several quotes on cards hanging on my monitor that I reference each morning). On this one particular morning I questioned the quote “You Get What You Expect”.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Saying Yes

When my son was only a few months old, I made a vow to myself that I would learn, and have the courage, to say no to things.

Up until that point I thoroughly enjoyed saying yes because I love doing the work. I was constantly on the go. Networking, building, creating, being involved with various groups and committees.

It’s something that’s very fulfilling for me. I enjoy meeting new, inspiring, high-energy, people. I like starting and building new projects.

Your Life Plan — What Everybody Ought to Know

This post serves as a collection of thoughts as I reflect on creating my own life plan and thinking about where I see myself five, ten or even fifteen years from now.

Is creating a life plan necessary?

I don’t have a life plan, nor do I intend to write one (well…for now).

Should we really be living our lives according to a plan? The plans that we have always envisioned for ourselves and how we should live them. A plan in which we outline that dictates our life and daily decisions.

The Map to Meaningful Work

Whose map are you following?

In this post by Chris Brogan he talks about vision and innovation forming beyond the map that is laid out for a business perspective.

But, this is also true for our own personal lives.

During these past couple of years I have been doing a lot of thinking and have become very intentional about my self growth – hence the Unless You Care Project – this blog.

One of the aspects that has shifted, or that I discovered, is the map in which society has laid out for us.