The Skill You Need to Make All Your Dreams Come True—and How to Get it Today

Pinning down how to achieve success can be difficult since everyone defines it differently. But one thing is clear: You need inner grit to get wherever it is you want to go. Whether that’s building a thriving company from the ground up, writing a novel, managing a publication, heading a marketing team, leading a group of engineers, […]

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An Unscientific 5-Step Plan for Reaching Your Goals

My New Year’s Resolutions used to fail every time. For example, I set a resolution to “Exercise more.” I vaguely imagined running marathons and wearing headbands. Then in January, I took two or three long runs and forgot about the resolution. It was sorta like that every year. Then one year I read The Happiness Project by […]

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Use “One Simple Thing” for goal setting

Google makes available a popular goal-setting practice to encourage personal well-being called “One Simple Thing.” Individuals can set a goal to improve their well-being and work-life flexibility, and managers can help their team members adhere to those goals. Team members can create their own non-work goal and share it with their manager. The goal should […]

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The Real Value in Setting Goals

What goals did you set at the start of this year? Have you accomplished them? Personal development legend Jim Rohn says the most valuable lessons lie not in the destination, but the journey. “The real value in setting goals is not in their achievement. The acquisition of the things you want is strictly secondary. The […]

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The No. 1 Reason Why You Are Not Achieving Your Goals

You have a dream that you desperately want to make a reality. You want it badly and you are prepared to put in the time and effort to make it happen. Every morning you arise early to spend time visualising your goal. Again you are dedicated and your commitment does not waver. After few months […]

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3 Keys to Developing Daily Disciplines

If you struggle with managing your greatest resource, time, it is possible that you have not yet harnessed the power and leverage of creating daily disciplines. An ancient Proverb says, “He who neglects discipline despises himself.” The most powerful decision you will ever make in productivity is building rhythm and routine around doing what matters […]

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The Power of Upper Limits: How to Set Goals That Actually Work

In the book, Great by choice: uncertainty, chaos and luck—why some thrive despite them all, strategy researcher, Jim Collins, reveals Putman’s final decision to: “Do the same thing that you are already doing well…and do it over and over again.” Unlike their competitors, Southwest Airlines set upper limits on their business growth and had the discipline […]

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Why Didn’t You Include Me in Your ‘Means’?

A father and son were spending time in a garden, the father working in the garden and the son playing around. Soon, the son wanted to do what his father was doing, so he started to imitate the father, trying his best to impress him by performing small works. He begged his father to give […]

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Rafael Nadal’s Secret to Goal Setting

Rafael Nadal, the supreme clay court player of all time, understood one of the most important lessons in productivities: the focus on systems, not goals. A goal is something you normally set out to achieve, which results from hard work and perseverance. However, most of the time we only control a limited part of the goal, while […]

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