We all want more discipline than we have. Discipline requires dealing with discomfort, which is something we all instinctively avoid. However, all the amazing things you want to have and achieve will require at least a little discipline. Without discipline, luck is your only other option. Luck is great when it happens, but it is a poor strategy. Discipline is a tremendous … [Read more...] about Discipline: A Simple Plan for Cultivating a Crucial Habit
The 80/20 rule, also known as the Pareto Principle, is the idea that 20% of your efforts bring 80% of your results. The idea applies to many things in life. - You wear 20% of your clothes 80% of the time. - 20% of your customers make 80% of the complaints. - 20% of your customers are 80% of your revenue. - 20% of the exercises you do give 80% of the results you … [Read more...] about How to Apply the Pareto Principle at Work and at Home
Most everyone has worried about something in their life on occasion, but some people manage to turn it into a full-time job! Worry is a state of mind where the same issue goes around and around in an endless loop with no intention of ever coming to an end. The prime reason we allow it to continue is because we feel that by having the problem constantly in our mind, front … [Read more...] about A 3-Step Process to Stop Worry
Believe it or not, it is not only possible, but quite common for someone to consciously convince themselves that they want change in their life, but subconsciously put all their effort into keeping everything exactly the same as it is right now. They even go through all the motions of starting a new project, enlist help, buying software, having a website built, creating all … [Read more...] about Do You Really Want to Change?
Motivation is powerful, but not entirely necessary. Motivation makes it easier to take action, but you take plenty of actions without the presence of traditional motivation. Without motivation, it’s also easy to procrastinate. Motivation is tricky. What exactly is motivation? Is it enthusiasm for an action? Or is it just a situation where taking an action has become more … [Read more...] about 4 Huge Myths About Motivation