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Writing down the 5 things you're most grateful for every day has tremendous power on the level of your overall happiness.
Writing down your goals and tracking the action steps that are being taken towards them is a great way to identify areas of growth so more can be done to maintain consistent progress, even on a bad...
Jot down key lessons learned throughout the day or notes from a book you are currently reading.
Being able to write down what you learned means reinforcing the concept.
Writing down the results you are seeing, your workout of the day, or how you felt before and after the workout is setting you up for optimal health because you are making it a priority.
When you go back and look at what you wrote down in your journal, you will be able to see progress, a lesson or a quote that inspires you to move faster and work harder.
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There are many reasons why you might procrastinate.
You may end up in a trap of analysis paralysis, you may run over the same options, hoping for some new evidence to appear, or tog...
Wanting to choose the perfect option holds us back from deciding.
Such options aren’t realistic, so we’re left instead with a handful of options that aren't particularly good or bad.
Instead of trying to finalize your decision right away, commit to making some kind of progress with your decision.
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The 4 methods to ignite productivity even when motivation is low:
Plan ahead for the week, month or year when you are energized and feeling motivated, for better results for getting stuff done.
If you can’t hold yourself accountable, it’s a good idea to bring in an outside influence.
An accountability partner forces you to acknowledge the ways you’re sabotaging yourself, take personal responsibility and complete that to-do list.
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When you are feeling stuck, start writing about whatever is on your mind.
Set aside 10 to 15 minutes. It may start out as a page of gibberish, but soon ideas will start to flow.
If you feel overwhelmed by how little you have progressed, switch to working on mindless tasks that require little attention and allow the mind to wander. Wash the dishes, organize your bookshelf, or do laundry.
By accomplishing small wins, you develop momentum and confidence to overcome your mental block.
Play around with your home or office environment and discover what works best for you.
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Whether you’re learning to play the saxophone or studying a foreign language, practice, or repetition, makes perfect.
Repetition increases the myelin, or fatty coating, around the axioms tha...
Spacing out the repetition, rather than cramming it into one session, is more effective. To use this learning technique:
In addition to solidifying what we’ve already learned, reflection also helps spark new ideas. And it usually happens when you're not working.
Our most creative ideas don't come when we're consciously focused on the problem. but when we're interacting with people, gaining experiences and letting our minds make connections.
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With resourcefulness, you are driven to find a way.
An attitude of resourcefulness inspires out-of-the-box thinking, the generation of new ideas, and the ability to visualize ...
In being open-minded you find value in all kinds of different people, events and circumstances.
You demonstrate a willingness to embrace different possibilities, opportunities, thoughts, views, suggestions and experiences outside of your normal repertoire. You push yourself to do what others believe to be impossible
This is the first step you take in getting things done.
When you are self-assured you like and trust yourself and your capacity to handle any problem placed in front of you. You know your value, appreciate your talents, work ethic and your ability to consistently follow through on your every word, deed and action.
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We always work the hardest for the things we are most passionate about.
Choose your destiny and invest yourself in those fields that most interest you.
This type of comfort breeds something lazy in us and we only do what is expected of us, but do not go beyond.
Crave what is new and unexplored, and fearlessly pursue those areas.
Effort counts twice as much as genius or talent.
Commit to being a person who wants to be more, do more, and consistently test the limits of your capacity. Embrace the responsibility and enjoy the freedom that comes with it.
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Two-thirds of senior managers can’t name their firms’ top priorities and more than 80% of small business owners don’t keep track of business goals.
So the problem is that while comp...
Once you’ve written down a company or a team goal, two questions arise. Who is responsible for the goal (accountability), and how do you review the results (performance review)?
These goals are designed to try new things, experiment and break old habits. It’s reaching for the moon and landing among the stars.
Track your progress towards said goal week by week. This is called continuous performance review.
Weekly status meetings are used in most companies. But you have to be careful with them as they can become pointless very easily if you haven’t set clear goals first.
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That’s not to say money is unimportant, but there is something comforting in realizing that the moments you’re actually grateful for each day are free.
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