A Homework Exercise: Fill in the 2020 Blanks

October 9, 2019
Executive Coaching

Today’s blog is one for you to fill in the blanks with what you’re presently thinking will happen for you in 2020. Filling in the blanks will help you visualize success. I know: You haven’t even started the year yet, but let’s pretend that all your dreams will come true. Let’s fill in the blanks with what your best wishes are:


Everyone is applauding me at a community event. They are helping celebrate the fact that I ____________________________________________________________________________.


I didn’t do it on my own, though, so I was so happy to share the reward with ___________________________________________, giving that person(s) _______________________________________________________________ as a gift.


My mission was to _____________________________________________________________.


The reason I wanted to achieve this mission was ____________________________________________________________________________.


There were three big goals that got me to the point I am celebrating:


  1. _____________________________________________________________
  2. _____________________________________________________________
  3. _____________________________________________________________


Because I stuck to my goals and achieved my mission I al already looking ahead to 2021, when I will ___________________________________________________________________.


Dan Chiodo

Passion. Charisma. Results. It’s those values and a desire to see others achieve them for themselves that led Dan to found iMPACT Training & Development, a firm which offers training to guide individuals into a higher level of performance through executive coaching, motivational speaking, staff training and organizational development.

CERTIFIED COACH

As a Certified Mastermind Executive Coach, Dan teaches courses in leadership development, communication, sales, customer service and time management, with a focus on hands-on learning strategies.

AUTHOR: PerfectTIMING

Dan’s experience and interest in time management led to writing his book PerfectTIMING which is available on his website, as well as Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and other books stores.

COMMUNICATION TRAINER

Dan also serves as the Senior Associate to Dr. Bill Wallisch, founder of MAIN Point, which is a communications firm that specializes in strategic communication skills for organizations worldwide. Clients include astronauts and cosmonauts of NASA, Coca-Cola, Starbucks, General Mills and the White House. MAINPoint also prepares well-known personalities for appearances on national television programs, such as Today, Nightline, Good Morning America and Meet the Press.

EXPERIENCE

Dan spent a great part of his career in the communications field, having served more than ten years as the President & Publisher of the Joplin (MO) Globe, which is one of the largest newspapers in Community Newspaper Holding’s (CNHI) groups of newspapers in the U.S.

Prior to that, Dan held several management positions with Ottaway Newspapers, the community newspaper division of Dow Jones, Inc. He has also worked at communications companies in Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Minnesota and Missouri.

ACCREDITATION

Dan graduated from East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. He also attended the American Press Institute, Reston, Va., the management studies program at Kellogg University, Chicago, Ill., and Leaderpoint Management Development Institute, Overland Park, Ks. He also taught at the Bloomsburg Journalism Institute, Bloomsburg, Penn., and at Ashland Community College, Ashland, Ky. Dan was an instructor for the Xerox Professional Selling Skills program and administrated it for several Ottaway newspapers.

INTERNATIONAL WORK

Dan’s assignments have taken him to countries such as Mexico, Panama, Australia, the UK and Dubai. He has also taught in the U.S. for companies such as General Mills, Nestle, Medtronic, Knutson Construction, the State of Missouri and Freeman Health System hospitals.

JOHN MAXWELL TRAINING

Dan is also on the John Maxwell Team of instructors and coaches, working with John to offer his courses throughout the country.


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