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New Day’s Resolution – Daily versus Yearly Goal Setting

New Year’s celebrations are around the corner. This is also the time where people try to set BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) and mark January 1st as the first day on a path towards them. Here’s the catch: this is the worst possible way to do goal setting! Why do New Year’s resolutions feel so good, yet they also fail …

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2014 – Making good things happen – the non-prediction edition

It’s a common tradition among IT folks, and anyone for that matter in their particular industry, to make predictions on the coming year. Last year I put a few thoughts out there that got some good results out of them: 2013 Predictions in Virtualization and Server Technology¬†¬†and I was pretty pleased to be a part of watching these predictions come …

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Finding your thinspiration

This time of year is always a challenge. It is a time to celebrate, which we usually pair up with lots of dinners, treats, drinks with friends and so much visiting that the personal schedule is pretty much thrown out for the month, which also includes fitness time. As a cyclist, I usually have summer targets for peak fitness. And …