I used the term, "salad days" on a call today, much to the chagrin of my colleagues. They didn't know what it meant so we looked it up and I found the definition quite pleasant.
"Salad days": a Shakespearean idiomatic expression to refer to a youthful time, accompanied by the inexperience, enthusiasm, idealism, innocence, or indiscretion that one associates with a young person.
[Written Jan 4th, 2015]
While I do not have a "vision board" (yet) I am a firm believer in writing and publishing your goals for the whole world to see. Up to this point, I've shared my 2015 personal and professional goals with my close friends, family, and trusted work colleges. It's now time I shared them with the world.
Why share your personal goals with the internet?
Simply put, it will keep me honest and on track. If you know the whole world is aware of your plans, it's much harder to deviate from them.
Professional Goals by end of 2015
Personal Goals by end of 2015
Hopefully, by the end of 2015 I will have accomplished all of these things and be able to cross them off the list and set new goals. Through multiple assessments, I've found that I am very much motivated by the selfish chemical in the brain called, "dopamine". Dopamine is the 'feel good' chemical which is released in your brain when you accomplish a goal (see: Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek).
Some things I'm in to...
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