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Blue Sky Thinking - A technique to imagine no limits :)

Blue Sky Thinking - A technique to imagine no limits :)

Charles Garfield made an interesting discovery in Peak Performers :)

He analysed people who had achieved only average results their entire lives, but had suddenly exploded into great success, and found that at their take off point, everyone of them engaged in Blue Sky Thinking.

Imagine looking up at a clear blue sky, with no limits. Project forward several years and imagine your life was perfect in every way.

What would have to have happened for you to create that perfect life?

Once you have the answer to this, come back to the present moment and cause :)


Brian Tracy talks about 4 actionable ways to get out of the negativity rut:

  1. Stop justifying: "You can only be negative as long as you can justify, that you are entitled to be angry or upset for a reason.
  2. Refuse to Rationalize and Make excuses: ...

It seems that all three - responsibility, control and happiness go together.

The more responsibility you accept, the greater amount of control you have. The greater amount of control you have, the happier you are, and the more confident you become. When you feel positive and in co...

In personal strategic planning, you should begin with a long term view of your life and begin with practicing idealization in everything you do.

Begin thinking about what your life would look like in 5 years, if it were perfect in every way!

By combining idealization and...

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