Monthly Archives: November 2012

Know What Produces Action Toward Your Goal

Taking action toward your goal on a regular basis is essential to reaching it. We’ve seen repeatedly that the ability to pursue a goal consistently over time produces consistent results.

But “sticking with it” over the long haul (what Psychologists call ‘Grit‘) is not an innate characteristic that we [read more]

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I’m Too Busy … Not

A professor stood in front of his philosophy class and with various items in front of him. When the class began, he picked up a large, empty jar and began to fill it with golf balls. He asked the students if the jar was full, and they each agreed it [read more]

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What Would Steve Jobs Say?

Focus does not mean saying yes, it means saying no.”

~ Steve Jobs

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Look familiar?

The image below is just a sample of the interruptions that we all get every day, but it makes the point.

Unfortunately, these have little if anything to do with our goals, but they compete for our attention.

If we don’t say “no” to these distractions, our goals are [read more]

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Information Overload: Will It Kill Me, or Will I Survive?

I think this is going to be the first in about a 5 post series on my latest struggle – Information Overload.

This dilema has become almost amusing (but not quite).

The problem I encounter daily is the massive volume of information I receive which I want to consume, [read more]

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What’s Holding You Back?

You’ve got a goal in mind (weight loss, career change, whatever…), you decided on it weeks ago, but you haven’t started working on it yet?

Why not?

What’s the one thing that’s holding you back? I’d love to hear from you!

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