One of the latest fads are exercise trackers. Apple Watch, FitBit, Polar, etc. People are buying these like crazy. I see people at the mall wearing them, people at work wearing them, and even my kids are wearing them. Why are they so popular? Simple… They WORK! Wearing a fitness trackers is
Two years ago I was 50lbs over weight. I was lazy, I exercised but not how I should have. I went through the motions, did my 30 – 60 minutes in the gym and left. 15 months ago I got an apple watch and focused on the health monitoring of the watch. It was pretty cool. The apple watch monitors three areas (Active Calories Burned, Exercise time, and Standing). It fills in a circle as you complete the goal. I thought it was fun and focused on getting these every day. Within 3 months I had lost over 30lbs and I have kept it off for over a year now. I contribute most of the weight loss to the method Apple uses.
A SWOT Analysis is one of the simplest tools to help take business and lives to the next level. A SWOT analysis is a simple tool that should be completed once or twice a year. A SWOT analysis will get you thinking about what areas you are good at and how you need to improve. A SWOT is a simple tool to highlight to you the areas you should be focusing on for opportunities and threats. A SWOT analysis can be done as a team or even with a group of advisors. If your looking to improve you can fill one out for yourself. You could also have other people fill one out for you. This will help you understand how others perceive you. A SWOT can be for individuals or a company / Team as a whole. People or businesses can have many SWOT’s.
Here are the simple steps to fill out your SWOT. Once you are done you can build goals or plan around any action items that are the result of doing a SWOT Analysis.
Strengths – Write down the strengths you or your organization have. These are strengths you will want to improve and keep building them stronger.
I just wanted to take some time to post an update on this site. Blogs, ideas, training, etc are all coming together. YouTube Videos, Webinars, etc are all in the planning and development stages. I look forward to posting blogs very soon. What can you expect from this site?
This site will give you the tools to Win at Life, Win at Business, and Win at Leadership. I will be happy to share my 30+ years experience in these areas and give you the tools that helped me succeed.
I planned to post once a week. After reviewing the areas between life and business it only made sense to post twice a week. Here is what I am planning so far.
Every Blog will focus on winning at life, winning at business, and winning at leadership. Focusing on accomplishing more though goals and standards.
Mondays – Leadership and Business Focus. This will start out your work week and give you the tools to Win at Leadership, Business, Growth, Etc. Topics: Leadership, entrepreneur, team building, tips on running more successful meetings, etc.
Thursdays – As we get closer to the weekend we can adjust our focus from the busy work week to focus on ourselves. Thursday blogs will focus on personal development. These will have a leadership theme and will help you with Leadership and Business but with a focus on Winning at Life. The main focus is to give you the tools to make you better. Topics: Health & Fitness, Organization, Financial, Family, Social, and a variety of other topics.
Welcome to my new blog. My name is Pete Szpakowski. My goal is to help you build the knowledge and skills to help you maximize your life, your career, and your business. I am an online virtual mentor. If you want to maximize your life in any area this is for you. Business, Financial, Health, etc.
I plan to post once a week on Tuesdays starting in September 2016. This is not just a site for a blog but a dialog between the community of people we build on this site. I encourage each of you to comment on the posts and learn from each other. I will read and interact with each one.
If you have a topic you want me to address, please leave a comment below. I am looking forward to connecting with you.