I know what you’re thinking: “Vision boards, really?” Yes, vision boards kick all kinds of ass, but not for the reasons you are probably thinking.
“Vision Boards” were, as far as I know, made popular by a book called The Secret. The Secret brought the concept known as “The Law of Attraction” to a modern audience, despite being very old (Think and Grow Rich anybody?).
The idea behind them is that by focusing on the things you want, you’ll manifest them into your reality.
I was introduced to my first “vision board” during a recent workshop on personal branding. There I was, sitting around a table of complete strangers, feverishly combing through old magazines for pictures and ideas that would reveal my dreams, and in some ways — my very identity.
I was scared my vision board would suck. Everyone had tons of pictures. I turned my paper vertical so I wouldn’t have to include so many pictures. [Read more…] about Vision Boards Are Lame, Make A Values Board Instead