Enamel lapel pins have made a comeback in a big way. I was stoked to see my State Motto logo pins come in and will be even more excited to see them on the coats of friends and fans this fall/winter. Here are a few of my other favourite enamel pins on Etsy right now:
Good News, Localvore Comrades! I managed to get some amazing help this weekend from Gord at local printshop, Rogue Star, who has been working his butt off to do a small run of shirts for me, printed on Canadian-made tees, no less!
In response to a request on social media last night, I designed a t-shirt for “The People’s Republic of Albertastan”. Much like the “Machete Something Edmonton” shirt I designed a couple years back following the Southern Alberta floods (in response to a pundit by Chris Selley of the Calgary Herald), it was just something I did for fun.
Now that you’ve developed a strategic plan that is representative of the goals you want to accomplish, is obtainable (yet still challenging), and has specific and measurable tasks and metrics attached, the next challenge is to carry out your intentions and stay accountable to your plan. Here are a few strategies that, depending upon your personality and work style, might help to keep you on track and how you’ll know when things have gone off track.
In Part One, we explored how you currently use your time and what you would really like to be accomplishing with the time you have. In this section, we’re going to turn those self-realizations and goals into a tool that you can actually work with.
The impacts that developing an annual personal and professional strategic plan have had on my life and productivity during the last five years have been overwhelmingly significant. The process has allowed me to identify, solidify, and achieve goals for myself and my business in a way that ad hoc planning or spontaneity never could.