It Takes Guts to Start A Business

March 2, 2018By Rael KalleyCorporate Coaching, goals

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a client who, years earlier, had left a very promising corporate career to branch out on his own and start a business. By the time I met him he had assembled an international organization doing business in 12 countries, employed more than 2,500 people and was … Read More

The Benefit of Experience, Good or Bad

February 28, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

The Benefit of Experience, Good or Bad “Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment.” -Will Rogers This is one of my favourite quotes/guiding principles because it speaks to the cycle of learning, reflection and continuous improvement. Experience, the requirement for all improvement, is not something to be skipped over. … Read More

How To Get Things Done? You Just Do

February 23, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals

How To Get Things Done? You Just Do Many people ask me how to get things done. How do you drag yourself out of bed at 4 AM in the morning when every cell in your body is begging you to roll over and go back to sleep? How do you focus on completing the … Read More

Unfair’s Fair

February 9, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

Unfair’s Fair “It isn’t fair.” This was the conclusion my new client came to during a session last week. Anxious to know what was causing my client’s angst, I inquired, “What, specifically, is unfair?” I expected to hear a variety of answers from new government regulations, how her children were being assessed at school, or … Read More

Before You Give Up, Ask Yourself This

February 2, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

Before You Give Up, Ask Yourself This So many of us have dreams we would like to turn into reality, but struggle to make that happen. Before you give up, ask yourself: what is the greatest challenge in life?  I have wrestled with this question for more years than I care to admit.  There is … Read More

Why Habits? A Powerful but Simple Explanation

January 10, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

Why Habits? A Powerful but Simple Explanation As a Habits Coach, I am often asked why it is so important to develop habits that consistently move us toward where we want to be, and why all habits are formed first by the story we repeatedly tell ourselves about ourselves. Recently, my wife Gimalle, while visiting … Read More

This is Life’s Greatest Challenge

January 5, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

This is Life's Greatest Challenge What is the life’s greatest challenge? I was asked this question several months ago by a client and, frankly, I was stymied for an answer. Ever since this question has nagged at me and after several long evenings spent in deep thought (it does take me a long time to … Read More

A Toast To 2018

January 3, 2018By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

A Toast To 2018 Well here we are – January 3, 2018: the new year has begun, the tree has been dismantled, Auld Lang Syne has been sung (although, as usual, the lyrics terribly botched), the hangover has receded, and the time has come to get serious. Over the past few days I’ve heard several … Read More

A New Recipe for 2018

December 29, 2017By Rael Kalleygoals, Habits

A New Recipe for 2018 As we prepare to welcome a new year, it is always an appropriate time to determine our starting point for all we wish to achieve in 2018. Last week we explored the practise of taking a personal inventory so that, when we do plan for the next year, the starting … Read More