Mental models are simple concepts that can improve the way you think about and interpret any situation

2 10, 2019

Getting stuck isn’t a problem—staying stuck is

2019-10-02T12:04:27+00:00

Do you want to do great things? Are you struggling to complete your most important projects? Do you feel stuck in the gap between what you aspire to achieve and what you actually execute? Nothing is as painful as staying stuck. There’s a difference between being stuck and choosing to stay. Stop thinking that you’ll [...]

Getting stuck isn’t a problem—staying stuck is2019-10-02T12:04:27+00:00
19 09, 2019

Be about actions, not distractions

2019-09-19T05:56:39+00:00

A lot can happen in sixty seconds. Every 60 seconds of every day offers a world of distractions. Are you ready for this? On Facebook more than 243,000 photos are uploaded and 70,000 hours of video content is watched. Every 60 seconds more than 3.8 million searches are done on Google. Every minute, YouTube says [...]

Be about actions, not distractions2019-09-19T05:56:39+00:00
11 09, 2019

Are you paying attention to what you’re paying attention to?

2019-09-11T10:09:09+00:00

Are you really going where you want? Imagine downloading a new GPS app. The first time you use it, it works as expected. Great! However, on the second journey, it takes you to an address a few blocks away from where you wanted to go. On your third trip, you find yourself miles from your [...]

Are you paying attention to what you’re paying attention to?2019-09-11T10:09:09+00:00
20 08, 2019

What’s the difference between a goal and a dream?

2019-08-20T11:50:25+00:00

Don’t confuse a goal and a dream. Dreams occupy your mind and heart. Goals take over your reality. Too many confuse a dream and a goal. They seek to achieve a dream. However, dreams can’t be achieved. They can only be realized. You realize your dreams by creating goals around each one of your [...]

What’s the difference between a goal and a dream?2019-08-20T11:50:25+00:00
16 04, 2019

Yes or no?

2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00

As human beings we tend to complicate most things, but life is really pretty simple. Take a moment to think about the answers to the following questions: We have tens of thousands of words in the English language. How many letters make up the alphabet? The ‘Human Genome’ is the genetic code—the entire list of [...]

Yes or no?2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00
28 03, 2019

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership

2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00

You choose how you approach life. By choosing to be proactive, you will significantly impact the life you will have. If you’re proactive, you focus on preparing. If you’re reactive, you end up focusing on repairing. Most of us have high hopes of accomplishing something important in life, perhaps creating some sort of legacy or [...]

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00
27 03, 2019

What’s working and what’s not?

2019-03-27T09:58:13+00:00

To improve your time management, spend some time identifying what’s working well and what’s not. Taking a moment to step back and evaluate and assess your relationship to time will help you clarify your use-of-time strengths and weaknesses. No matter how out of control your life may seem, there are always some things that are [...]

What’s working and what’s not?2019-03-27T09:58:13+00:00
26 03, 2019

How to do you do what you don’t want to do

2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00

Look, we’re on your side with this one: life is filled with so many things that you just flat out don’t want to do. Maybe it’s because they’re unpleasant, maybe you’re just mentally exhausted and stressed, or maybe it’s just that your bed is feeling super comfortable right now! Unfortunately, to get anything done in [...]

How to do you do what you don’t want to do2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00
13 03, 2019

All life is problem solving

2019-03-13T11:54:44+00:00

Problems are nothing but wake-up calls for creativity Welcome to the world of problems. This is where we all live. We all have some sort of problem to think through every day of our lives. Unfortunately, few of us have an effective system to solve problems. For example, are you still trying to solve the [...]

All life is problem solving2019-03-13T11:54:44+00:00
4 03, 2019

An organized life gives you wisdom and power

2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00

Start from wherever you are, and with whatever you’ve got Having an organized life is being in control. It isn’t about getting rid of everything you own or trying to become a different person. It’s about living the way you want to live—only better. It's easy to think about getting organized, but sometimes it's hard [...]

An organized life gives you wisdom and power2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00
25 02, 2019

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments

2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00

You’re always being told that the best way to achieve what you what in life—lose weight and get into shape, learn a new skill, spending more time with family—is to set specific, actionable goals. It’s true: goals are essential, but there’s another force you need to become aware of: the power of habits. It’s important [...]

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00
14 02, 2019

How to get work done in the interruption economy

2019-02-14T09:35:10+00:00

Everyday interruptions at work can be a key barrier to managing your time effectively and, ultimately, can be a barrier to your success. Because your day only has so many hours in it, a handful of small interruptions can rob you of the time you need to achieve your goals and be successful in your [...]

How to get work done in the interruption economy2019-02-14T09:35:10+00:00