5 Helpful Tips That Will Make It Easier to Focus on Your Goals

You’re not too fond of your job but it pays the bills, well at least the important ones. You tell yourself once again that you need a new job and that you have to get moving on that. Planning that one day you’re going to sit down and sort it out to get the ball […]

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Here’s Where You’ll Be In Five Years

When lockdown first started I realised that the habits I slipped into during the first few days would be the ones that endured. The routine behaviours we create today are the best indicators of the future. The question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” might be asked in a job interview and receive a […]

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7 Practical Tips to Achieve a Positive Mindset

The “power of positive thinking” is a popular concept, and sometimes it can feel a little cliché. But the physical and mental benefits of positive thinking have been demonstrated by multiple scientific studies. A positive mindset can give you more confidence, improve your mood, and even reduce the likelihood of developing conditions such as hypertension, depression and […]

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7 Successful People and Their Time-Tested Secrets to Success

Have you ever wondered how successful people get to where they are in life? It looks so easy and effortless for them to have a good time, make friends, and influence people. We see the glory, the splendid mansions, the adoring public, the wealthy lifestyle, and the endearing media coverage. However, many don’t see the […]

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The 10 Rules of Change

My mother died on Christmas day of a massive heart attack. I later counted 15 self-help books on her shelves, but found each offered only broad ideas; none provided the specifics necessary to save her life. Like my mother, many of us want to change but simply don’t know how to do it. After 25 years of […]

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How to Be Consistent: The Skill You Need to Master Anything in Life

If there’s one skill that sets you apart in today’s world is to be consistent. Train yourself to show up and you’ll be able to achieve value and meaning in your life. Here’s a common story: You become fixated on a particular goal. Like writing a novel. Or losing weight. For the first couple of days, […]

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The Science of Habits: How We Make and Break Them

We all have habits. Generally, we try to create positive habits, like saving money, and break bad ones, like smoking. Over the past few months, many of us have replaced old habits with new ones. (For example, I swapped my rock-climbing habit with an Uber Eats addiction.) As COVID-19 restrictions start to ease, we’re confronted by a […]

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12 Small Adjustments That Make the Difference Between Success and Failure in Every Aspect of Your Life

Most ultra-successful business leaders agree that there was a make-it or break-it moment early on in their careers that allowed them to enjoy success and riches later on in life. Live by these 12 tips and prepare yourself for that one opportunity to propel your career to the next level. 1. Prioritize sleep. We have […]

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9 Money and Life Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

On June 3, 2019, my wife and I welcomed our daughter into the world. She’s barely old enough to walk, so her job (mostly eating and sleeping) hasn’t changed much. But, one day, she’ll need some money and life advice. As a father who has spent much of his career studying and writing about money, behavioral finance and business, this is […]

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