How to Cut Emotional Spending (Tips to Avoid Impulse Purchases)

“Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need,” said Tyler Durden in one of my favorite movies Fight Club. This is not far from the truth. With budgets of billions of dollars spend annually, advertisers try to convince us that if we buy their … Read more

The ONE Question, Email Habits, and Boosting Your Productivity for Good

Email Habits, and Boosting Your Productivity for Good

I recently read a book called The ONE Thing by Gary Keller. The basic idea behind the book is to simplify your life and focus all your effort towards goals that make other things unnecessary or easier. In my opinion, the most important lesson of the book is something that the author introduces as a … Read more

You’re Reading Food Labels All Wrong – 4 Items to Closely Examine

A huge component of fitness or weight-loss comes down to developing healthy eating habits. Exercise will only take you so far – Fueling your body with the right food is critical. Unfortunately, choosing healthy foods can be more challenging than it seems. Take a quick look at a food label and it’s easy to become … Read more

How Isaac Asimov Wrote 500+ Books (or “3 Writing Habits for Long-Term Success”)

In the early stages of writing my doctoral dissertation, I was lucky to eke out more than a few sentences a day. Words came out as slowly as liquid petroleum dripped out of decaying dinosaur bones. Each idea or turn of phrase was scrutinized, re-scrutinized, edited, then deleted. At the end of each day, I … Read more

Daily Routines Of Successful Entrepreneurs (The Health and Mindfulness Rituals of Success)

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What are the routines or daily habits of successful people? This is one of the questions I tried to answer in my recent collaboration Rebecca Livermore, The Daily Entrepreneur. This is a big question, and an important one, for anyone trying to achieve success. In today’s post, fans of “The Daily Entrepreneur”, and those just … Read more

Kindness: Does Being Kind to Others Help you Live Longer?

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Kindness is not just a habit that is good for others, it also has important benefits for us. Life should be one of kindness and giving anyway, but writer, blogger, speaker, entrepreneur and former HR executive Louis Efron gives us some great “selfish” reasons to develop the habit of being kind to others.  Take it … Read more

Struggling With Your Habits? Three Questions You Need To Ask Yourself.

Today we have a guest post brought to you by Derek Doepker the author of the book 50 Fitness Tips You Wish You Knew and founder of Excuse Proof Fitness. What he talks about in this article centers on the idea of failure. We often struggle with a habit change but don’t know why it’s happening.  … Read more