You know what I love about setting goals instead of setting resolutions? Goals evolve.
Miriam Webster defines a goal as “the end toward which effort is directed.” On the other hand resolve (the verb in resolution) is “to reach a firm decision about.” When you set a goal, you get to work towards it, and that end will evolve as you learn from the effort you are directing it’s way. In contrast, a resolution lives in the moment. “I resolve to do this thing.” It’s static. Life, however, is dynamic. Our circumstances are always changing, and so we need a more dynamic way to set and measure achievement.
Hello from the Windy City! I’ve been in Chicago the past few days for the Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap National Meeting. I’m always thrilled to be a part of a pro-woman conversation, but it feels especially timely since yesterday was #EqualPayDay. Gender income inequality is a huge issue in the US – particularly for women […]
This time last year, Ryan’s sister Renee (shoutout to a badass lady!) invited me to join her in a new dance krewe that was just getting started. Now, Renee is an extremely talented, professional, dancer, so I was both flattered and slightly concerned that she was extending the invitation to me. I go the occasional […]