How To Get Yourself to Do What You Know

If you want to learn how to do something, all you need to do is type “how to” followed by your topic on Google (or YouTube or Pinterest or Amazon or..,), and you’re almost certain to find how-to information on your topic. You want to learn how to program websites. Easy; Google will give you…

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What to Watch Out for When Your Life Becomes an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet

When I was a teenager, I enjoyed going to all-you-can-eat buffets. Regularly, I would go with friends and family and fill my stomach until there was no more room. One time, after a day of intense sports, my friends, my brothers, and I invaded a small all-you-can-eat buffet. The host was very welcoming—at least until…

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Track Your Tasks for Greater Productivity

Many years ago, when I retired from dallying and I started to be interested in work—and work productively—I soon realized something: I can’t trust my memory to tell me what I’m supposed to work on. Often, when I would sit down to work, I would go blank and wonder what I was supposed to work…

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Are You Lazy Because You Procrastinate?

Many people jump to the conclusion that, if someone rushes to the store on December 24 to do her Christmas shopping or if she waits until the last minute to file her taxes or to write her term paper or to study for the exam or what have you, it’s because she is simply “lazy”.…

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4 Simple Steps to Solve Any Problem That Stands in Your Way

On the path to your goal, you face problems. Like an enemy trying to bushwhack you, some problems assault you by surprise. And because you didn’t anticipate them, you’re unprepared for them. That doesn’t mean they have to compromise your journey. Relying on your problem-solving skills, you can counterattack. Your ability to solve problems determines…

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A Simple Way To Increase Your Productivity

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re unable to resolve a problem on your own (and because of this, you waste a lot of time)? When I was in university, a math teacher assigned to the class one of those “impossible-to-resolve” mathematical problems. The teacher gave us one week to resolve the problem. I…

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Become Great

You’re designed to be great. I didn’t say, “You’re designed to be famous”. I didn’t say, “You’re designed to be rich”. I didn’t say, “You’re designed powerful and influential”. You are designed to be great: to share the greatness that is in you. You may not feel great now. You may be struggling to make…

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Watch Out for These 4 Vision Killers

If you want to materialize your vision, you’ll need to protect your vision from vision killers. Here are 4 you should particularly be careful of. 1. Associations Who associate with makes you or breaks you. When it comes to fulfilling your vision, people you associate with can help you or hinder you. Vision killers are…

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A Simple Technique to Help You Form Good Habits

A couple of weeks ago, after my baby girl was born, a few people came to see me at church to give me gifts to bring back home to my wife. From experience, I know that asking me to bring something home to my wife doesn’t mean that the “thing” will get home. In fact,…

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It’s Time to Sow

There’s a time to sow and there’s a time to reap. There’s a time to work and there’s a time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. There’s a time to sweat and there’s a time to savor results. There’s a time to pay the price and there’s time to win the prize. To reap,…

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