I’m guessing most people have heard of the Placebo Effect. A doctor tells a patient this little pill is going to help cure whatever ails her. But the pill is no medicine at all. It is a sugar pill. The unknowing patient believes she’s going to get better, so she does. It is the positive expectation that creates the cure.
Have you ever thought about what power a placebo really has? The Placebo Effect is not some imaginary thing. A real chemical change happens within a person’s body after taking a sugar pill (or receiving a saline injection, sham procedure, etc.) because the person believes in the medicinal quality.
Last weekend, I read and reviewed Crystal Paine’s terrific new book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode. Evidently, Crystal has hit an open nerve. Last I checked, the book was at #18 overall on Amazon. If you haven’t picked up a copy, do yourself a favor and buy it now!
Apple may or may not be working on an iWatch, but my guess is that they are. This video is from San Francisco designer Todd Hamilton. Pretty cool if you ask me.
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I have just gone through an incredibly busy time in my life and business. Last year was extraordinary, but it was also exhausting. Last weekend, I found myself feeling overwhelmed and discouraged.
I knew it was time to stop the merry-go-round, take a deep breath, and recalibrate. That’s what I did on Monday. I knew if I didn’t, I would soon end up burned out—or worse. Are you feeling the same way?
I just returned yesterday from Tony Robbins’ Business Mastery event in West Palm Beach, Florida. This conference was one of the top three I have ever attended. It was also the most intense—twelve to fifteen hours a day for five days straight with only one break per day.
The reason for this is that Tony believes in immersive training. At the beginning of the conference, he explained why. “How many of you took two or more years of a foreign language in high school or college?” Nearly every hand in the audience went up.
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As a leader, the health of your marriage directly affects the impact of your leadership. I have witnessed this time after time. Being effective at work or in ministry begins by being effective at home.
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Praising your spouse in public is one of the most important investments you can make—in your family and in your leadership. In this episode, I share five reasons why it positively impacts your effectiveness.
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