5 Productivity Hacks that Make Working from Home So Much Easier

Let’s be real: Who couldn’t use a few more hours in their day? Between your numerous obligations and your never-ending to-do list, learning how to be more productive—so you can get more done in less time—is a crucial life skill, especially now that so many of us are working at home. Yet, if you keep […]

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3 Powerful Goal-Setting Strategies That Most People Don’t Use Effectively

According to a University of Scranton study, why do 54 percent of people give up on their goals in under 180 days? The answer: bad planning, systems, and mindset. Whether or not you want to develop better habits, become a better leader, get a higher paying job or learn a new skill, you cannot just wish these into […]

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How Olympians Set and Reach Goals

When Clara Hughes was sixteen years old, she was flipping through the channels when she chanced on coverage of the 1988 Olympics. Canadian speed skater Gaetan Boucher was preparing to race, and as she watched him glide along the track, she had one thought: I want to do that. “The fact that this was happening just […]

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Why Successful People Have Great Attitudes

Mindset and attitude will unlock a whole world of opportunities, if you let them. Have you ever been around someone that has a nasty attitude? I have experienced people with such bad attitudes that you can cut the tension in the air with a knife. You get an anxious knot in your stomach every time you […]

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Keep Taking the Next Step to Achieve Your Goal

Not “all the steps,” just the next step. If you feel overwhelmed by a goal right now, it’s probably because you are thinking too far ahead in the process. When this happens, instead of trying to organize your thoughts into immediate next steps, you stop. Which in turn means you do nothing. Fear wins. We need big-pictures […]

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4 Simple Habit Building Systems Used (And Perfected) By Top Performers

Habits are as powerful as they mysterious. First the powerful part. Most of our day-to-day behaviors, both good and bad, are the product of habit formation. So much of what we do is operating on auto-pilot — with contextual cues in the environment triggering the “release” of a pre-programmed set of behaviors that happen largely […]

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How to Achieve Big Goals…One Small Step at a Time

Only 2% of New Year’s resolutions are kept. This means that 98% of all resolutions that people make fall by the wayside. Why? Is it because the goals weren’t important? Is it because people don’t really want to keep them? The reason is actually “neither.” One of the most common reasons that a lot of […]

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Three Simple Truths That Will Make or Break Your Business and Fitness Goals

The star quarterback is missing his throws. The hot point guard can’t buy a bucket. In sports, when a star player struggles, the casual fan will typically point to some large, macro issue. However, talk to a former athlete or listen to the coach during the interview, and you’ll hear something much smaller (and surprising). […]

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The Elephant Technique – How to Get Things Done

Learning to deal with complex tasks, which will help you achieve your long term strategic goals and vision. This article is about a very simple tip – it’s a mindset “thing” to help you focus your energy every day of the week, month and year. Q: How do you eat an elephant? A: One small […]

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