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When SMART Goals Are Not Always Wise

In the realm of goal-setting, the SMART acronym has long been hailed as a beacon of guidance. Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Tangible – it's the formula that promises the path to success. Yet, for many of us, it's become a rigid and uninspiring template, one that funnels the concept of planning and achievement into a starkly linear framework that appeals solely to the rational side of our brains.

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From Jim Williams: AI & ChatGPT

OpenAI's ChatGPT, a free AI platform, has gained much public attention, allowing users to generate human-like text. However, its "predictive" nature can result in the system making up information, which is a significant flaw that makes the system untrustworthy.

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Jim Williams: Water Cooler Talk

Stories of miracle investment recoveries can create unrealistic expectations. Context and perspective are important in both investments and hip surgery recovery to temper day-to-day fluctuations and focus on long-term goals.

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