Category Archives: Goals

Welcome to KentOstby.COM

Welcome to the new website There are still a few changes coming down the road with pictures, background, and categories. What you can look forward to The plan right now is to update the site 3x a week with a … Continue reading

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It would be nice to be in a movie

As an American, I get carried away by the heroism and overcoming of huge odds.  For instance, in the latest incarnation of Robin Hood, Russell Crowe’s title character goes from being an archer in disregard, to a rich thief, to … Continue reading

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What I Learned From a Maple Tree

The New Year starts and you have all of your goals in place, but just around the corner there’s a problem waiting for you. You may twist your ankle throwing your phone practice schedule and the disarray. Lightning might strike … Continue reading

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A slightly different layout

If you come around here on a regular basis, you will notice a slightly different layout than before. Since I write on different topics, I wanted to put them on top across the banner so that you could dig into … Continue reading

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Three Ways to Get Better Grades

The school year is upon us! For many of my friends who are students, these are the tricks that I used to help me improve my grades in college. 1) Before the first day of class read the first two … Continue reading

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A todo list to reduce stress and make you successful

How do we prioritize our work? The two most famous models in the last fifteen years are the “7 habits” model and the “Getting Thing Done” model (although there are hundreds of others).  ( I use a more complex variation … Continue reading

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What is your life metaphor?

How do you see life? Is it fun, easy, good? Is it just something to get through? Continue reading

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Playing Catch Up

I’m currently moving ahead with a very aggressive list of all the things I want to do — write, new job, spend time with family, get yard in better shape, get me in better shape, etc. The problem comes up … Continue reading

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Perfect Execution … a day in the life

Off track? Perfect Execution is a two word reminder to get back to it.

Execute perfectly RIGHT NOW regardless of how off track you were a few minutes ago. Continue reading

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Motivational Phrases

Having trouble getting through the day?

Think up a phrase that will keep you focused on your priorities, put it in big letters on a post it note, and then stick it somewhere you’ll see it. Continue reading

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