Excuses, excuses: 11 health cop-outs that hold you back
By Jessie Knadler
Blame the clock for skipping exercise, even romance? Ruled by your sweet tooth? Quit whitewashing your bad behaviors. Instead, name your excuses and crash through them.
As busy people know, coming up with good-for-you goals, such as snacking on more veggies or carving out enough "me time," isn't the issue. It's making them stick. But, thankfully, there is plenty of good science on how to make your health or fitness goals last for the long haul.
How? Successful changers seek out or stumble onto the right strategies. Weight loss, for instance, is challenging, but researchers have learned that regular weigh-ins increase the chances of success by more than 80%. And when you're trying to get yourself up off the couch, having a plan B (like using an exercise DVD when rain dampens your enthusiasm for a power walk) makes you 20% more likely to become a habitual exerciser.
Read the entire article here
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence,
therefore, is not an act but a habit."
Evaluating Business Performance
Evaluating your business is an important task of any business owner or manager. Whether the business is in its infancy or has a long and established history, having a system in place to monitor business performance will help ensure that trends are identified and problems are spotted early. There are several ways business performance is evaluated, but all methods fall into one of the two categories - qualitative or quantitative. When evaluating business performance, it is best to look at performance using a combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques; doing so helps to provide context for the analysis.
Qualitative Business Analysis
Qualitative means that the qualities of the business or issues are looked at, using interpretations. For example, when you poll job satisfaction, you are examining satisfaction qualitatively. While there is certainly a role for qualitative measures, for example how else could you measure job satisfaction, this category of evaluation is somewhat subjective and, as such, is vulnerable to different perceptions and interpretations. Similarly, depending on your industry measuring customer/client satisfaction ratings are equally crucial. The whole future of your business depends on ...
Read the Complete article here
Getting Found on Google: Google Places Workshop
March 11, 2011 9:30am - 12:30 pm
Loveland Chamber of Commerce
Price: $59 (use Loveland Chamber Price Point and Promo Code CCCNL)
DIY Marketing Mastery
Free Monthly Marketing workshops
Signup here: DIY Marketing Mastery
Loveland Success Alliance Mastermind
Meets every Monday Morning 8:30 - 10:00am
Looking for 2 more Business Owners to Participate
Cost: $125 every quarter
Call to visit or for application (970)480-7326