How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business? When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and live workshops, 80 percent of the hands in the audience go up. The rest, of course, are waiting until later to answer the question. (A little […]

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The Two Keys to Forming Habits—and Making Them Stick

There’s more to it than just trying really hard Over the past decade or so, there’s been a steady stream of science about your habits. Much of this has been detailed in bestselling books like The Power of Habit and Atomic Habits. The gist is that human behavior follows a predictable cycle: Trigger → behavior → reward. A […]

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5 tips to really keep your New Year’s resolution and live a healthier lifestyle

So you’ve set your New Year’s resolutions to become healthier. Jan. 1 came along and with it, your ambition, excitement and declaration to finally meet your health goals. This will be the year. You may have already changed your eating habits, are exercising more or getting more sleep. But the unfortunate reality is by the […]

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9 Daily Habits That Ruin Productivity – and What to Do about Them

Regardless of how much planning goes into long-term goals, day-to-day workflow can often prevent you from reaching them – this is particularly true in the education sector. So what can you do to make sure you’re as productive as possible? Productivity is about creating day-to-day habits; the underlying theme is simple – create habits that […]

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How to Be Smart about Setting Your Goals

It’s the New Year and everyone is setting ‘New Year, New Me’ goals. The gym is going to be packed for the next four to six weeks and 99% of the fitness industry’s income happens in January (this figure may be exaggerated). Firstly, it’s helpful to set goals year round as and when you need […]

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5 Proven Ways To Build A Daily Learning Habit

Are your skills, knowledge and experience more valuable today than they were six months ago? As much as we may dislike it, our skills, knowledge and experience degrades over time unless we work hard to stay updated. Continuous learning, or personal daily learning, is essential to remain valuable and to maintain our expertise. However, it […]

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Setting Granular Goals

As we move into the New Year, ‘tis the season of resolutions and goal setting. While I highly recommend setting goals, I also believe each goal needs to be broken into daily actions. It may be relatively simple, for example, to set your annual sales goals at $1 million and break that down to monthly or […]

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The Problem With New Year’s Resolutions: What to Do Instead

Why you’re bound to fail and why you needn’t Yes, it’s that time again—the turning of the page, the stretch of a brand-new year, and, hopefully, a whole new you, right? Well, I happen to be a believer in the whole new page thing, especially as it applies to the beginning of a month or […]

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5 Simple Habits That Will Transform Your Finances in 2019

As another year draws to a close, now is the time to start thinking of how you want to start managing your spending in 2019. Planning what new practices to adopt now means you won’t have to think about it over Christmas, and won’t end up rushing into unrealistic and unmanageable new year resolutions. And […]

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