3 Questions You Must Ask to Reach Your Goals

What Life Are You Living, and How Does it Affect Reaching Your Goals?

three questions to reach your goalsChances are, you’re starting to think about 2016.

Most do around this time of year. What did you resolve to do on January 1, 2015…and did you do it?

If you didn’t, don’t feel alone. It’s estimated only 8% of people complete their annual goals.

What will it take for you to finally reach your goals in the New Year?

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Today is Always the Second Best Day to Start

You Didn't Start Yesterday, So Start Today

The second best Day to Start

You have a goal that you have always wanted to accomplish. It invades your daydreams, and permeates your night thoughts.

Yet, you still haven’t started it. Why not?

Maybe you are waiting for a better time or a perfect day.

Well, today is the day.

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Why You Should Read for 20 Minutes Every Day

The Power of Continued Learning

Read for 20 Minutes Every Day

When was the last time you read a book?

Really read a book.

Not a news or gossip website. (Which are often the same things these days.) But, a real book intended to teach you something.

Your quick excuse is probably that you don’t have time to read.

However, you do have the time, and you don’t have to spend a lot of it to fit reading into your day.

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Overthink Your Decisions

Waiting to Make Decisions Leads to Missed Opportunities

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Overthink Your DecisionsHow long to do you take to make decisions?

If you are like many people, you might ponder a decision until it becomes more of a burden than a choice. And by repeatedly putting it off, you create more stress and work for yourself.

Sometimes, you may even over analyze and wait so long on a decision that it is made for you.

What decision have you been putting off because you have been overthinking?

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5 Reasons Why You Must Be Your Own Biggest Fan

You Have to Root for Yourself, Or No One Else Will

5 Reasons Biggest Fan

When was the last time you cheered yourself on? Or recognized your own achievements in life or at work?

On the flip side, I bet you can recall the last time you beat yourself up for a mistake or failure.

Chances are, you are your own biggest critic. However, in order to reach your potential, you must instead be your own biggest fan.

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5 Reasons You Are Procrastinating on Your Dreams

Why You Make Excuses Instead of Acting on Your Goals

5 Reasons You Are Procrastinating

You have a dream.

A big goal that you want to accomplish in life.

However, chances are that you haven’t actually started working on it.

You are quick with reasons (excuses) as to why you haven’t pursued it.

You dream about it. You think about it. So, why aren’t you doing it?

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Are You Trying to Do Too Much?

Doing Less Doesn't Mean You Are Less Successful


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I was recently talking with a friend who was drowning in their work.

Too many tasks on their list.
Too many meetings on their calendar.
Too many obligations in their life.

I had to ask, “When is too much… just too much?”

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Why You Should Never Skip Leg Day

A Lesson in Balanced Progress and Productivity

Never Skip Leg Day

Leg Day.

If you lift weights, or workout at a gym, you probably dread those words.

No one likes “Leg Day.”

It is one of the toughest workouts in the fitness world. However, skipping Leg Day leaves you unbalanced and stunts your progress. Leg Day is a great metaphor for avoiding tasks that you don’t want to do.

Are you skipping “Leg Day” in your day-to-day activities?

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The Clock is Always Ticking on Your Dreams

Why You Should Act on Your Goals Today

Clock is ticking on your dreams

You can’t finish if you don’t start.”

Yet, most people never begin the journey to their dreams.

They talk about it. And talk some more. And on.

Before they know it, their dream is several years (or decades!) old.

It has become more of a fable than a dream. Often talked about, but never a reality.

Does this describe your dream?

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Why a Fresh Start Can Make You More Productive

7 Reasons You Should Start That Project Over

Fresh Start More Productive

Do you ever get stuck on a project?

No forward motion is happening, no matter what effort you put into it.

Maybe you are out of ideas. Or out of energy.

The one thing you know is that you are stuck.

When you get to this point, you should consider starting over… from the beginning.

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