4 Benefits of Setting Tight Personal Deadlines

A deadline transforms a dream into a goal; the deadline gives an endpoint to your goal. Until you set the endpoint, you simply had a wish. With a deadline, the timer starts, and your race against the clock begins. The goal is to reach the finish line before the timer falls all the way down…

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4 Benefits of Breaking Your Great Goals Down Into “Tiny” Targets

If you ever decide to eat an elephant—which would be quite a great goal—you would need to eat it one bite at a time. But to do that easily, you’ll need to chop that elephant into small, bite-size pieces. If you ever intend to run from New York to Los Angeles—another great goal—you would need…

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How Your Personality Influences Your Mindset

Every person on the planet is a mix of strengths and weaknesses. At birth, we’ve been gifted with natural abilities and a personality, which gives us a proclivity towards certain mindsets, some empowering, and some not. There’s the person who, from the time they were a kid, had a positive outlook on life. No matter…

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Why Discipline Always Wins

Show me a disciplined person and I’ll show you someone who will achieve great results. While others are squandering their time and otherwise roaming aimlessly through life, the disciplined, with great focus and consistency, hone their skills, work on their assignments, pursue their dreams. When no eyes are on them, the disciplined continue their work.…

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How to Keep Communication Flowing In Your Organization

Everyone knows that, for the human body to operate properly, blood must circulate in it continually. The flow can’t stop, lest you die. Communication is the bloodstream of an organization. And like the body, for an organization to operate properly, communication must circulate continually. The flow can’t stop. If there’s any clot, the organization–just as…

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Why You Must Establish a Effective Organization System

Have you ever wasted countless minutes trying to locate your car keys? If you have ever misplaced anything important, you know how frustrating it can be. And if you’re honest, 95% of the time, it was your fault: you could have prevented this had you been more careful, as in more organized. Growing up, I…

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The Two Dimensions of Time Management

Becoming proficient at managing your time is vital to your achieving great results. Time levels the playing the field for all; we all have the same 24 hours in a day. To a great extent, how each of us chooses to use those hours determines each of our results. Understanding the two basic dimensions of…

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The 4 Building Blocks Of a Positive Attitude

A positive attitude is attractive. People may not remember a lot of what you said, but they’ll remember your attitude. If you have a pleasant attitude, they’ll keep a good memory of you. Conversely, if your attitude stinks, they’ll remember that smell and seek to avoid it. Cultivating a positive attitude is win-win: it’s a…

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Why You Must Let Go of the Entitlement Mindset

Get this. The world owes you nothing. You’re not entitled to anything. Chances are no one will hand your goals and dreams on a silver platter. If you want something, you must go for it. You must chase it relentlessly. The entitlement mindset is the belief that others owe you and are responsible for you.…

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Why You Must Form New Habits Fast

The world is in constant evolution and moving fast. It does not seem that long ago we were still sending personal letters through the mail, using pay phones, walking to the video store to rent a movie, had no concept of social media, the Internet, and even—for the older ones among us—of computers. The world…

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