Dylan Cornelius 3 and 12 Month Accomplishments: April 11, 2019

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Every quarter I set new personal and business goals for the next 3 and 12 months. This assessment is based on personal goals I set 3 and 12 months ago. I shared business accomplishments last week. My 2019 1Q 3 Month Targets (confidence level/result/assessment) Summary: overall I met (79+100+45+100+45)/5 = 74% of my 3 month […]

Dylan Cornelius 3 and 12 month Accomplishments: January 10, 2019

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I said I wanted to meet 4 goals in 2018. I’ve added a few goals, organized it according to my primary personal values, separated these personal goals from my business goals, and am converting this to a rolling quarterly update of Objectives and Key Results. Personal Accomplishments from 3 months of 4th Quarter 2018 Go […]

Write a Vision Statement to clarify your purpose In life

Lori rejoices after a small victory.

Until I found my purpose in life, my life wasn’t really working. I was passed over for promotions four times in three years. Every time, a peer became my boss. My wife hated me. Whatever I did, it just made things worse. My brother told me I’d been complaining for five years: “Do something about […]

Are You In A Professional Job Pigeon Hole? Have A Career YOU Want

Pigeons in a hole

Do you feel typecast and pigeonholed in your career? Do you want to be recognized for ALL the skills and experience you can bring to your company and role? Are you ready to spread your wings in a new role, expand your skills or network?   You’re Not Alone In my career, I felt like […]

Coaching Mastermind: Big Opportunity, Or Saturated Market?

An Opportunity and Mastermind Group may be right in front of you

There I was at lunch with a friend today. He’s an engineering program manager for a local research organization. We met in a course recently, though we might have known each other for years. He’s a kind soul. A good heart. Warm. Friendly. Smart. We all know someone like him. Or we should. Or I […]

Continuous Improvement (I Want To Build A Business)

I’ve been a frustrated business operator my whole life. The first time I considered going into business with my Dad, he told me I could do better than he did. I was to go to college and “get a good professional job”. Right after grad school, I took the opportunity to form a business, which […]

She Was Fired With Severance

When they pay you, take the money!

There I was at work, walking down the hallway to check in with a coworker. Another coworker approached me, moving fast. “That <insert profanity here> just fired me!”* “Whoa!”, I said. “You’re still in the building. Usually you’d be walked out the door if you’d been fired.” “My last day is next Friday.” “Will you […]