Cultivate Some Good Habits

It’s very difficult to overstate the power of habits, both good and bad. If you have habits of hard work and persistence, you’ll likely be productive and successful. If you have habits of sloth and capriciousness, you likely won’t. To help you

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Signs You’re Successful – Part 2

I recently wrote a piece about signs that show you’re successful, and received a lot of positive feedback on it. Without them falling all the way into “imposter syndrome,” a lot of people apparently feel less successful than they really are. That

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Increase Your Experience of Flow

Follow me, if you will, in a brief thought experiment: Visualize yourself floating down a river. You may be hanging onto an inner tube, on a raft, in a boat, or whatever you prefer. The river is mostly tranquil, flowing smoothly and

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The Power of Experimentation

Much of what I write, speak, and teach about involves focus: focusing on getting on your most important tasks, projects, and goals completed as effectively and efficiently as you can. But it’s also true that “all work and no play makes for

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The Power of Intention

Did you really mean to do that? Whatever the last thing you said or did, was that really what you intended? Or were you drawn by outside forces or influences to spend time on something you didn’t plan, didn’t care about, and

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The Power of Gradualism

There are times when making an abrupt change is appropriate: quitting a bad job, closing a failing business, killing a worthless project, terminating an experiment, and so forth. But in far more instances than we often realize, gradualism is a better strategy

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Strengthen Your Motivation

In a previous post, I wrote about self-motivation to succeed, and how you can increase your level of motivation by changing the ways you think and the things you do. I got a lot of feedback on that one, including some people

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