We’ve all been given unique, amazing gifts. But it’s easy to diminish them. Sometimes our culture or even those closest to us can keep us locked in a prison of small thinking. Here are seven tips for breaking out.
What does it take to accomplish your goals? Some people think it’s mostly about luck, smarts, good looks, and social connections. Nope.
Researcher Angela Lee Duckworth studied West Point cadets, National Spelling Bee contestants, teachers in tough schools, and sales peoples, asking who would succeed and why.
“In all those very different contexts one characteristic emerged as a significant predictor of success,” she said in a popular TED talk. And it wasn’t the usual suspects. What was it? “It was grit.”
Most of us have some kind of dream we’re aspiring to, but those things don’t just happen. They take a plan. The trouble is that accomplishing our goals come with some pretty serious struggles. We’re talking about how to overcome ten of the most common.
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If you’re like me, you’re thinking about all of the things you want to accomplish in 2016. This is it—the year you get into peak fitness, grow your income, and deepen your most significant relationships. Or is it?
As you look back on 2015, weren’t you busier than ever? Some—maybe most—of your goals got sidelined. Or maybe you knocked it out of the park, but you can’t imagine keeping up the pace.
We all know how it goes. If we don’t take proactive measures, work, family, distraction, and exhaustion can keep us from achieving our long-term goals. But what kind of measures work best?
Achieving our goals takes more than good intentions. You have to take action and then systematically measure your progress. There are numerous apps designed for just this purpose, but which one is right for you?
Recently, I went on a search to find an app for my own use. I want to share with you what I found. But, before I do, let me define how I use the various goal-setting terms. Different people use these terms in different ways.
Do you have any idea how much your time is really worth? There was a time I didn’t, and I’m scared to think about how much it cost me.
To ensure I was spending my time on what matters most, I needed a tool that could give me clarity and insight about the true value of my time. Guess what? It didn’t exist! But I didn’t let that stop me.
Instead I created a simple but powerful tool designed to literally assign a dollar amount on every day of the year. It’s called Spend Your Days On Paper, and I want to share it with you.
Twitter has been one of the most important tools for building my platform. It drives traffic, increases engagement, and allows me to share valuable resources with my readers. With more than a quarter million followers, I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t, and I want to share my top twelve hacks with you.
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We all dream of great things for our lives, don’t we? A fulfilling marriage, happy kids, a meaningful and profitable career. We all know people who have achieved those things, so we know it’s possible.
And the truth is most of us have already experienced more success than we realize. But wherever we are, most of us know that we haven’t reached our full potential either. Maybe we’re stuck or just don’t know the best way forward.
What if I told you the first step toward reaching that potential was as simple as answering just three questions?