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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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Goal planning calendar

All the goal related advice you’ll find tells you to write your goal down, that it must be written, clear and specific. And that’s good advice.

The next property of a good goal is that is has to have a deadline, a time when you are planning to reach [read more]

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Productivity “Magic”

It’s pretty rare that we come upon something that seems magical, even miraculous. Something that seems to defy logic, that doesn’t exactly make sense but it works every time. This post is about a principle that fits that description.

If you read this website and blog, you know I’m [read more]

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Types of Goals

What type of goal are you pursuing? I classify goals based on the activity I must perform to achieve them:

Progressive activities (performed step-by-step, like working on a project)
Recurring activities (performing the same behavior daily, like exercise)

Each take a different approach, but once you get the approach figured out [read more]

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Goals are necessary to be happy

It’s funny when you start to pay attention to something, it seems like it starts showing up everywhere. I have a friend who said she never particularly noticed pregnant women until she became pregnant, then she started seeing pregnant women everywhere.

And what, you ask, does that [read more]

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Keeping Things Simple – part two

In yesterday’s post, I proposed the idea that the smart way to begin the pursuit of a goal or achievement is to be perfectly clear about the fact that you are going to experience failure, unless you’ve just selected goal that’s too simple anyway.
Understanding that failure is inevitable in the [read more]

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5 Great Ways to Conquer Self Doubt

Why is it that regardless of how clear they may be about what they want, or how solid the plan, some people just never seem to realize their hopes and dreams (goals)?

If that sounds familiar, here’s one set of ideas to help answer to that question articulated [read more]

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10 Good Ideas You Should Memorize

It’s been far too long since I’ve posted, but this one absolutely wrote itself. These are 10 ideas that have served me well, and it just occurred to me that they need to be shared. Here they are, in no particular order:

1. When tempted, [read more]

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