The Secret to Time Management

Don’t do what you sincerely don’t want to do. – Ernest Hemingway Putting aside the fundamental truth that time just is and cannot be managed (only you and your priorities can be managed), this is the essence of effective self- and priority-management. The simple fact is: you’re too busy, or overwhelmed, because 1) you’ve said …

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Be Audacious

Fortune favors the audacious. – Erasmus Even the smallest audacaities matter. Sometimes just doing something a little daring, a tiny bit bold, is what sets you on a path that changes your life in wonderful and profound ways. Don’t worry that your boldness seems small; all that matters is that you act.

Behavior Always Wins

You can tell me what you want, what you dream about, what your “Ideal Life” would be, what you want to start or stop, . . . , but all that matters is what you do. At the end of the day: behavior always wins. All that – really – matters is action. Of course, emotions beget …

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Identity > Action > Feelings (and not the other way ’round!)

I was just watching a class promo video by Brian Johnson and needed to quickly share a point he made about one way we develop greater trust/confidence in ourselves. He talked about how the Identity > Action > Feelings (IAF) progression works in helping us to develop high levels of confidence (and skills, etc.). When …

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Manager or Creator?

Are you a manager of your circumstances or a creator of your life? Do you (merely) react to what happens and “make the best of it?” Or are you clear about what you want your life to be about and are actively implementing a plan to create what you want? Are you a manager or …

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The Power of (Your) Questions

We live into the questions we ask ourselves. If we ask crap questions, like “Why does this always happen to me?” or “How come I can never catch a break,?” we’ll get crap “answers.” Similarly, if we ask small, or limiting, questions we will have requisitely small lives. However, if we ask useful, resourceful questions, …

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Fate or Choice?

Are our lives the result of fate or do we choose our lives? Are we consigned to what our circumstances (/our pasts) allow for in the unfolding of our lives, or can we create our lives, can we be willful? I just watched an interesting video from Marshall Goldsmith that offers a (hybrid) answer: Yes. I …

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