Goal Setting Activities of Olympic Athletes (and what they can teach the rest of us)

Shoot for the moon with your long term goals. Most overestimate what they can complete with hard work and dedication in the short term, but they also underestimate what is really possible in the long term.

Olympians can teach us quite a bit about goal setting activities. Olympians are master’s of reaching large, audacious goals, and every single olympian uses the process of goal setting to help them achieve their dreams. What can Olympians really teach us about reaching our goals? Let’s face it.  99.9999% of the people reading this post … Read more

7 Types of Goals: The Ultimate Guide to Goal Categories

You may have some idea about the different types of goals to pursue, but are still unsure on the proper method of finding goals that are right for you. To make things even more confusing, you may have heard some talk about how limiting your goals to a only a handful of quality goals is another important part of the picture. If you are confused about the different types of goal and which styles might be “right” for you: you are in the right place. This post should clear up any confusion you have about finding the right goals tailored for YOUR life.

Chances are you have heard of the power of goal setting. How people who set goals are 275% more likely to achieve significant results than those who simply, “work hard”. You might know the different types of goals already. But you are still unsure of where to start… Before you can start setting effective goals, … Read more

10 Steps to Publishing a Book and Becoming an Author

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Special Note: Today, with my partners Barrie and Ron, I opened a free video training series on self-publishing your own book. This course will show you how to write, publish, and market your book. I was surprised to learn that 81% of Americans want to write a book. The statistic is surprising because so few … Read more

11 Habits to Be More Self Confident

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Self confidence. Some people just have it. You can see it in their walk, in the way they greet people, in the way they handle themselves at parties and in meetings. And others pay attention to them, because they just seem to exude a “presence.” Lots of politicians show lots of self confidence. Even when … Read more

Daily Routines of Bill Gates & Warren Buffet (7 Habits to Try)

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What’s the secret of the world’s most successful people? They started in the same conditions as you and me (even worse ones, in many cases). Their day has as many hours as yours or mine. And they surely don’t have superhuman strength or energy. What is it then, that separates them from you and me … Read more

Process Goals vs Outcome Goals: How to Decide

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We all have results we want to achieve.  We want to make more money, lose weight, or have stronger relationships.  These are all positive things, and they motivate us to take action toward our goals. But not all goals are the same. In fact, most people get better results when they focus on process goals … Read more

Get In the Habit of Asking Better Questions

He had tied his hands behind his back and was standing on the outside of the railing, preparing to jump. He shouted at me: “One step further and I’ll jump!” He sounded hoarse and it was clear he had been crying. I had been having quite an emotional night of my own. It was my … Read more

43 Experts Reveal Their No. 1 Daily Success Habit

Your habits that often determine your success in any endeavor.With that in mind, I asked 43 experts and bloggers from various fields (personal finance, productivity, minimalism and self-help) to answer one simple question: What's your #1 daily success habit?

Many people wonder… How can I be more successful in life and business? They often think it’s luck or being in the right place at the right time. The truth is success usually comes down to the decisions that you make every day. In other words, it’s your habits that often determine your success in … Read more

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