7 Ways to Trick Your Brain Into Following Through on Your Goals

My friend Byron asked me for help getting motivated to work out. Byron recently started a business. He’s constantly developing his skills through training programs he pays for with his own money. So he’s not unmotivated in general–he just thinks he’s unmotivated to work out. He is wrong. He’s motivated to work out–otherwise, he wouldn’t have asked me for help. And when you […]

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5 habits of highly productive people: Do them for 21 days and spot the difference in your life

We all want to be more productive but do not always know where to start. Here are our top picks of habits from highly productive people that you could try today. A to-do list It seems impossibly easy that just writing out all the things you need to accomplish throughout the day can make you […]

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4 Simple Brain Hacks to (Actually) Reach Your Goals

Ever wished for a way to “hack” your brain into accomplishing your goals? We all have different aspirations, whether it’s getting into your dream school or achieving a certain score on the SAT. But sometimes these big-picture objectives can feel impossible. When your dreams seem to be unattainable, they may only cause more stress and frustration instead […]

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Achieve goals by not achieving them…what???

Now I want to share a system on how to set and achieve goals. Before we talk about the system, it is important to understand that the purpose of setting big goals is not for you to hit the goal. I know you might think I am crazy to suggest that, so let me explain. […]

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t “Wait and See”

Energy remains stuck whenever you don’t take the next step. Whenever you take action to go after a goal, you’re going to run into obstacles. How you handle those obstacles determines whether you’ll consistently attain your goals or not. Simple, right? Except that obstacles come in different forms and sometimes they can be tricky. For example, one […]

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How To Shift Your Mindset To Embrace Failure

Failure is an interesting word with many layers of meaning. Some people will view it as an end, and some will view it as a beginning. There are a variety of emotions; that come with failure: embarrassment, nervousness, anger, unhappiness, and shame to name a few. Those feelings are difficult, and many people will do anything […]

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Does Your ‘What’ Need a ‘Why’?

Say you have set a significant personal or career goal but have now run into a setback to achieving your goals. It is natural to succumb to the temptation to quit when the going gets tough. Starting something is simple but execution is tough. Doubt creeps in. The hill looks steeper than you thought it […]

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Why You Need Instant Gratification, According to Science

The best way to establish a habit is to build in an immediate reward. Many of us have goals we want to achieve, whether it’s to eat healthier, work out more, read more books, or other things that we feel we should be doing. Usually, when we think about working toward our goals, we imagine making hard sacrifices along the way—waking up […]

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Your Two-step Guide for Getting More Done

A lot has changed in the last few years, and work is no exception. The typical 9-5 workday that for decades had been the nearly universal standard in office spaces is getting a shake-up. Across all kinds of different industries, there is a growing openness toward more varied schedules. As innovations like remote work and […]

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