Review: Tom Volkar’s Authentic Business Discovery Course

From September 29 to October 3, 2008, I was immersed in an intense self-exploration course called “Authentic Business Discovery” offered by my blogging colleague Tom Volkar of Delightful Work. Right off the bat, the timing of this offering was such a cool synchronicity, as I was just about to publish …

How to Apply Process-Oriented Principles in Real Life (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting, the final installment in a 4-part series.  And here’s the previous installment in this series. — In reality, we can’t live on process-oriented goals alone. We set little and big goals everyday, without even being aware that we …

How to Apply Process-Oriented Principles in Real Life

In this final installment of the 4-part series on process-oriented goal-setting, I’m going to discuss how to make peace with the result-oriented world by applying process-oriented principles where it counts.  Along the way, we’ll clear up some misunderstandings and pitfalls, paving the way for truly best of both worlds: great …

How to Set Process-Oriented Goals and Be a Success Now (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting, the 3rd installment in a 4-part series.  And here’s the previous installment in this series. — To set process-oriented goals, you have to ask different set of questions than those you run through to set up result-oriented goals. …

5 Roles of Process-Oriented Goals: Setting up Infallible Success (Digest)

Note: This is a digest version of a longer essay on goal-setting.  If you agree with the points made here, read the original to understand all the whys and hows.  Also, read the previous installment. — Instead of the common yet ultimately unreliable grounds on which to base our goals, …