Maybe you’ve seen the statistics. Morning people do better in life than late risers. I know being a morning person has been a key component of my success. But what if rising early doesn’t come naturally to you? Me neither! Thankfully, these nine steps helped me maximize the morning.
It’s 2016! That means you’ve probably created some goals for the new year already or you’re in the process. But hang on.
People have been making New Year’s resolutions since the time of the ancient Babylonians. I doubt they were much better at it than we are.
Why? Simple. Most of us make the same goal-setting mistakes year after year. I want to turn that around for you in 2016.
About 150 million Americans make New Year’s resolutions every year. That’s a lot of disappointed people.
A quarter of those people will abandon their resolutions in just a week. Fewer than half will still be on track by summer. Ultimately, only 8 percent will be successful.
But don’t think about the percentages. Think about all those individuals.
Steve Mura was a Triple-A baseball pitcher. He was starting one night in an away game, but he almost lost before leaving the dugout. Why?
“I can never win on this mound,” he told his pitching coach and shook his head. For Mura, the game was already over, and he hadn’t even thrown the first pitch!
When it comes to making progress towards what matters most in life, there are at least five major myths we need to avoid like quicksand.
We create a lot of video content every year in our shop. And that means we make a lot of mistakes. My talented friends at Rainey Media capture every last one. And that’s good news because here’s a collection of my best bloopers in 2015!
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.
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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.”