According to some random Internet tough guy, the strength and fitness standard for being a real man is: Overhead press x2 your body weight. Bench press x4 smoking hot, Instagram influencers. Squat the weight of a hippo. Deadlift a lorry (for reps). Be able to do more pull-ups than a bearded capuchin monkey on heat. Run a 3 minute mile … Continue reading Strength Standards: How Strong Should I Be?
The most common about approach to setting successful goals are usually the best and I am sure that you have heard of SMART objectives. But I don’t like to assume - if you have been hiding under a rock, here is what they mean: S – Specific To be specific about what the goal is, … Continue reading Use SMART objectives to achieve your goals
Is there any benefit to setting goals or should I just stop talking and do it? This is a question I have been pondering a lot recently. If you have read my blog for a while you will probably be aware that I use it as a format to log and keep track of my goals. … Continue reading Goals vs Actions
I admit, I probably enjoy planning my goals a bit too much. Sometimes I feel like I do too much planning and need to just get on with it. So I welcome ways that make planning goals easier. Working in project management I handle plans daily. I see GANTT charts that detail a projects progress … Continue reading Simplify your goals – Do, Doing and Done
It is now March. Perhaps the New Year resolution has fallen by the wayside. Maybe your a habitual goal setter, but your objectives are a bit stale and the enthusiasm is no longer there. Maybe you don't have goals at all. I have decided for March, purely because I have got so much out of … Continue reading Manifesto of Perfection Goal Setting Month
Its the middle of January and by this point many of us have either progressed or given up on New Year's Resolutions. But I have noticed a trend where people dismiss this idea - it could be because they see it as lame, cliché, they know they won't stick with or are saying "Well you should … Continue reading Never dismiss the power of a New Year’s Resolution