Solve Your Personal Productivity Puzzle

If you’ve ever played with a jigsaw puzzle, you know that it has a number of oddly shaped pieces that you must put together to form an image. Each piece has its place, and to complete the puzzle, you must find how all the pieces fit together. This usually requires an extensive trial and error…

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Goals Are Worthless…

You have great goals and want to do great things in the world. You aspire to: build a great business record music albums write captivating and inspiring stories play professional football build schools in third-world countries create entertaining and moving motion pictures etc. All these are great goals, but they are worthless—if you’re not going…

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Procrastination: A Mind Trick

Procrastination happens in your mind before in manifest in your actions. You think then you act. You persuade yourself that there’s something more important to do now and that it’s fine to tackle “The Task” at another moment. Somehow, you trick yourself into believing that it’s in your best interest to tackle “The Task” later,…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 7

If you throw a ball against the wall. It will bounce back. No matter how many times you throw it, it will always bounce back. Positive people are like that ball: no matter how many times they hit a wall, they bounce back. They are resilient. Like everyone else, they hit walls at times, and when…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 6

Living organisms naturally grow: plants, animals, and humans, all naturally grow. If you plant a seed and he or she doesn’t grow, something is wrong. Likewise, if you birth a baby and it doesn’t grow, something is abnormal. We expect, living organism to grow. It’s death organisms that don’t grow: they decompose, deteriorate, and ultimately…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 5

No one makes it alone. No matter how gifted a person is, at one point or another, he or she needs the contribution of others. Extroverts and introverts alike must learn to connect, interact and collaborate with others. And one’s attitude plays a big role in how successful the association is. People who have a…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 4

When things don’t go right, many people default to casting blame on something other than themselves: on the elements of nature, on the government, on their teacher, on their boss, or on whatever else they can find to avoid taking responsibility. If the project they are leading fails, it’s because the technology failed. If they…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 3

People who have a positive attitude are optimistic. They wear glasses of optimism, which give them a positive outlook on life—even when facing setbacks and challenges. Not that they don’t feel the pain of unfortunate events, but they don’t let those events break their spirit and push them negativity, cynicism, and bitterness. Rather, because of…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 2

Life can be harsh at times. Everyone has moments when the pressures of life are difficult to bear. In fact, people are often more hurt than they show. They walk around looking sharp, looking lovely, but their souls are bruised. They have painted masks and fake smiles on their faces but deep pain in their…

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7 Pillars of a Positive Attitude – Part 1

Despite all the challenges, all the pains, all the ills of life, being alive is a great gift. Having the opportunity to laugh, to love and be loved, to contemplate a dazzling sunrise or sunset, to taste exquisite delicacies, to use our gifts to serve others, to discover the mysteries of nature, to create wonderful…

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