"You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with." -Jim Rohn
You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.” -Jim Rohn

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5 Major Goal-Setting Myths That Keep You Stuck

Want to Achieve Your Dreams? Then Never Fall for These

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?

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“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!

Season 6, Episode 7: How to Become a Big Thinker [Podcast]

7 Tips for Escaping the Prison of Small Thinking

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 7 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to become a big thinker.

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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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"Don't ask what's wrong, ask what's missing." -Michael Hyatt

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The One Quality You Must Develop to Reach Your Goals

6 Proven Techniques to Gain the Persistence You Need

What does it take to accomplish your goals? Some people think it’s mostly about luck, smarts, good looks, and social connections. Nope.


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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.”

Season 6, Episode 6: How to Finally Achieve Your Dream [Podcast]

Overcoming Your Toughest Goal-Setting Struggles

Welcome to Season 6, Episode 6 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this episode, Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to finally achieve your dream.

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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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"Things don't happen to you, they happen for you." -Michael Hyatt

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5 Secrets for Finally Getting the Life You Want

Watch My Free New Webinar and Discover How High Achievers Consistently Accomplish Their Biggest Goals

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?

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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?

7 Apps to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Build New Habits

How to Turn Your Intentions into Actions and Accomplish What Matters Most to You

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?

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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.

What’s Your Time Really Worth?

My Free Tool Will Help You Increase Your Productivity, and Spend More Time on What Matters Most

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.

One of the most important steps in reaching your goals is judging your time. Watch the second video in my free new series, Design Your Life: A Proven System to Stop Drifting and Finally Achieve Your Best Year Ever, and get a powerful tool that will help you see exactly how much your time is really worth.

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