Why Your Limits Aren’t Limiting

Do you have limits? Objectively, of course, you do. If you’re past 35 years old, the prospects of you making it into the NBA are gone. And perhaps you never had the talent to make into the league. The simple fact that you’re not good at everything indicates that you have certain limitations. We all…

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Why Your Preparation is Key to Your Journey

It always takes longer than you first think. When you embark on a journey towards a great goal, there are delays caused by unforeseen events and situations. Furthermore, if there’s a price tag attached to your goal, remember that price tag doesn’t include the “tax”: it always cost more than you first imagine. The journey…

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Why You Must Participate in Your Personal Growth

You’re designed to grow. Physically, you start as a small baby, and during most of your childhood and teenage years, you grow until you reach your set height. Mentally, barring unfortunate events that damage your brain, you continue to grow for most of your life. Only, during your later years does your brain slow down.…

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Why You Must Pursue Change

Change is one of those things you can’t successfully run away from. Although at times you may wish you could keep your life unchanged, you must accept that change is an intricate part of life. Desiring that things remain just the way they are self-deceiving and, in the end, counterproductive and frustrating. Being change-averse doesn’t…

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Don’t Lose Your Edge: Think

As humans, our ability to think gives us the edge over all the other species on earth. Elephants are large and strong. Sun bears are fierce and aggressive. Crocodiles can bite with force. Black mamba snakes are deadly. Cheetahs are fast. Eagles can fly. Sharks are hungry for blood. Many animals have clear advantages over…

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How Make Sure Your Life Doesn’t Stagnate – Part 2

The more you learn, the more you realize that you have a lot to learn. The more you grow, the more you realize that you have a long way to go. The more you achieve, the more you realize that you can do far more than you imagined. In this life, there will always be…

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How Make Sure Your Life Doesn’t Stagnate

If you don’t move your muscles for an extended period, they begin to stiffen. For example, if you sit in the same position for some time, when you try to get up, your legs hurt, and it takes about a minute for your muscles to “wake up.” Your muscles must move, and if you don’t…

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How to Prioritize Your Tasks and Activities – Part 7

You can use many strategies to prioritize your tasks and activities. And in this series of posts, I have presented the most common ones: ranking your tasks and activities in order of importance, urgency, length, complexity, or interest, or not rank them at all (“random strategy”). Of all these strategies, the one I recommend most…

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How to Prioritize Your Tasks and Activities – Part 6

It’s a good feeling when you end your day knowing that you’ve accomplished something. But this doesn’t come by itself; you must be intentional about your day and focus your attention on tasks that move you forward. That is, you must attack your to-do list and cross items off that list. As we’ve been examining…

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How to Prioritize Your Tasks and Activities – Part 5

Some of your tasks and activities are interesting while others are a little boring. You don’t only get to do things that you enjoy. If you insist on only performing tasks you enjoy, you won’t get much done. Most endeavors come with their share of unpleasant tasks and activities. There will always be tasks and…

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