Category: Success

Find What Works For You, Forget The Rest

As human beings we are alike in many ways. Yet for all of our similarities, no two people are exactly the same. Even identical twins end up with different life experiences, either by twists of fate or because of their own choices. It is because of these differences that a “one size fits all” solution will rarely be the most optimal answer to our problems.

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Friday April 13th, 2012 in Life Lessons, Self Improvement, Success | No Comments »

Complacency is Death

What is complacency? It’s when you decide that you have done “enough”, and you can now just sit back and relax. Complacency most commonly sets in after you have achieved an important goal, or when you have acquired something that you value very highly. It’s perfectly fine to revel in your greatest accomplishments for a time, but once you feel that you no longer have to make an effort, then… Continue reading

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Progress Usually Comes In Bunches

In my post on How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions, I briefly touched on how progress will rarely be linear when you are trying to reach your goals. This goes for just about anything that you are trying to accomplish, whether it’s building a business, learning a new skill, or trying to make a positive change to your body through… Continue reading

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How To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

The new year has arrived, a time when many people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their lives. Unfortunately, while many people start out with lots of motivation for keeping their resolution, a large percentage of them end up failing. Two common causes for failing is not making an action plan, and focusing on the wrong things… Continue reading

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Saturday January 7th, 2012 in Goals, Self Improvement, Success | No Comments »

How Important Is Momentum When Trying To Be Successful In Life?

Momentum is often talked about in sports. Athletes, and even whole teams, that are able to build up a lot of momentum become very difficult to defeat. Whether this is for purely psychological reasons, a metaphysical reason, or something else entirely, the fact remains that it is an easily observable phenomenon. The good news is that the concept of momentum can be applied to many other things in life, including… Continue reading

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Friday May 14th, 2010 in Motivational, Success | No Comments »

What You Can Add To Your Goals Right Now To Be More Successful In Life

When setting goals, most people only focus on the end result they want. This works for some people, but others may find that they consistently fail to accomplish their goals. If you find yourself falling into the latter group instead of the former, try changing how you set your goals to see if it helps you to be more successful.

Add Action Goals To Your End Result Goals… Continue reading

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Wednesday April 21st, 2010 in Dating And Relationships, Goals, Social, Success | No Comments »

Selfishness And Selflessness: My Personal Experience

In my previous articles I went over the advantages and disadvantages of both selfishness and selflessness. In this article I will share my personal experience dealing with the extremes of selfishness and selflessness, along with the lessons I learned along the way.

When I was young, I started out as a very selfless person. I wanted to help people and be friends with everyone. The problem was, I had… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Being Selfish

Popular opinion states that being selfish is a bad thing and that you should avoid it at all costs. Yet many people have become very successful while being selfish (including some of the people that say being selfish is wrong). In this article I will take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of being selfish, as well as tell you about an important decision you can make… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Monday March 29th, 2010 in Social, Success | 2 Comments »

The Power Of The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

A self-fulfilling prophecy is a statement or prediction that influences actions and thoughts to the extent that it becomes true. There are many examples in literature, movies, and real life of self-fulfilling prophecies that are negative in nature. These cautionary tales show how powerful of an effect belief can have in determining how our lives unfold.

The good news is that not all self-fulfilling prophecies have to be negative… Continue reading

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Something More Important Than Courage

I like to obtain my inspiration from many different sources, and one of my favorites is a commercial from Michael Jordan’s “Become Legendary” campaign. The message is very inspirational even if you have no interest in sports.

One line from the commercial really resonates with me, “I have something more important than courage, I have patience”.

Having the courage to start… Continue reading | 1 Comment

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Thursday February 18th, 2010 in Goals, Inspirational, Success | 1 Comment »