NERD OUT — goals

POSITIVE INFLUENCE: A PRIMER

Paloma Medina

Tags goals, Influence, Public Speaking

POSITIVE INFLUENCE: A PRIMER

On January 23rd, we're bringing you a new workshop on the Psychology of Positive Influence. What do we mean by “Positive Influence”? Positive influence is when we want to convince others to help us make changes that ultimately make our world a little better.  Versus changes that just benefit us, and screw the rest of the world.  Nelson Mandela -- positive influencer.  The creator of the tide pod challenge, just an influencer. Furthermore, leadership guru Stephen Covey says that true influence requires both consideration and courage. Let’s break it down: Consideration means thinking about what others need, what they feel,...


A Weekly Date With Money

Paloma Medina

Tags CLUB ELEVEN, deep dive, finance, financial goals, goals, WORKSHOPS

A Weekly Date With Money

On Friday, September 7th, we will be hosting our first Deep Dive, which will focus on financial goals: Whether it's saving more money, saving for a specific purpose, paying off debt, earning more, or earning the same amount but for different work/different hours. This session is great for all financial goals. If you're coming to the workshop the exercise below is a good way to prepare for it.  If you're not able to make it on September 7th, this exercise is a great way to get started on your financial goals on your own.    Financial Habit Exercise: Get Romantic with Money Step...


A Brain-Friendly Alternative to New Year's Resolutions

Paloma Medina

Tags aspirations, goals, new year, resolutions

A Brain-Friendly Alternative to New Year's Resolutions

Looking for an alternative to the ambitious New Year's Resolution? Try quarterly resolutions (Q Resolutions), for a psychology-based method to slay those aspirations.  THE GISTRather than come up with a big whopper of a New Year's resolution, (which honestly freaks me out) you can break up the year into chunks by making quarterly resolutions (Q Resolutions) that build on each other. Let's illustrate this with an example -- let's say you want to exercise regularly in 2018 (one of my personal goals for 2018) -- here's how I'd transform this into Q Resolutions:  Q1 Resolution (Jan - March)Sign up for 1 super fun...


GOAL TRACKING

Paloma Medina

Tags celebrate, goal tracker, goals, microtasking, motivation, tools

GOAL TRACKING

In September we're bringing two freebies your way: The Goal Tracker and the Habit Tracker. Download the Goal Tracker here, and check back October 2nd to download your very own copy of the Habit Tracker. These will be available for free all September and October to celebrate fall (our favorite season to start new habits and strategize goals). Download, print, and read below to learn about the science behind them, plus some tips to help use them for maximum success.     #1: What's your goal? This one is easy -- write down your goal as specifically as you can. It...