How to Persist When You Really Want to Quit

How to Persist When You Really Want to Quit

There will always be those times when you feel as though you cannot go on.  Times when things will seem too hard and impossible to overcome.  But deep down there is something in you that still really wants to go on.  There is still the desire to accomplish your dream, goal, or plan.   But how do you do it?  How do you look at your failures, mistakes, and disappointments and turn them into results, achievements, and accomplishments?  How do you turn the feeling of loss and defeat into one of victory?  All great questions that I will answer in this article. Handling...

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How to Develop a Killer Morning Routine

How to Develop a Killer Morning Routine

Are mornings mayhem for you?  Do you have a rough time getting organized and going in the AM?  If so, I've got good news for you.  It doesn't have to be that way.  You can have a better morning and day by building a killer morning routine. Since the 3am Experiment, I've made it a habit of waking up between 3 and 3:30am about 4 to 5 times a week.  These extremely early sessions come in handy when I need to get a lot of work done without interruption.  Although there are some mornings when I “sleep in” until 5am, I...

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How to Make This New Year Better Than the Last

How to Make This New Year Better Than the Last

  How is your year going so far? Mine? Great, thanks for asking. I've had some career advancement, some financial breakthroughs and have also expanded my professional network. There have been several other great things that happened this year. Many of the things that happened I planned for and others just happened. As I am writing this, it is still November and I am preparing my goals for next year as well as evaluating this year's events. In this post I will show you how to prepare for next year to ensure that it will be better than this year. Nothing beats feeling...

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Talking To Strangers: How to Easily Start Conversations With Anyone (Live Webinar)

Do you ever struggle to find the right words to say to someone you’ve just met? Are you nervous around strangers? Wouldn’t be great if you could easily slide in and out of conversations with just about anyone? Guess what? YOU CAN and I will show you how! If we've ever met in person, you've probably had a long first conversation with me. One thing that I absolutely love to do is meeting people and having interesting, engaging conversations. Not only is this something that I love to do, it has also dramatically improved my professional and personal life. And learning how to...

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How to Become More Valuable at Work

How to Become More Valuable at Work

Your job is paying you to do one thing and only one thing; to add value to the company. You were hired because they believed you were very capable of doing your job well. But now that you have proved that you can do the job, how do you take your career to the next step? The answer is very simple; increase your value. Author Jim Rohn once said something that has change my entire perspective on how I advanced my career. Mr. Rohn said :You don't get paid by the hour, you get paid for the value you put into...

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Talent vs Skill and How to Maximize Both

Talent vs Skill and How to Maximize Both

What is it that you have that you were born with that makes you distinctly unique?  What talent have you been gifted with that makes your wildest dreams possible and is that talent enough to get you there?   There is a common misunderstanding about skill and talent.  Most people seem to think they are the same and that you can succeed greatly with either one of them.  Well, the truth is you can do a lot with one or the other but to you'll need both to get the most from your potential. The debate between skill and talent is an...

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How to Make Important Decisions Quickly

How to Make Important Decisions Quickly

Have you ever been in a car with someone and the question comes up, "What do you want to eat?" "I don't know, what do you want to eat?" "I don't know, anything is fine with me." "McDonald’s?" "Nah, I'm not in the mood for burgers" And so on for about another 3 miles.  Quick decision making is critical in just about every aspect of life.  Every decision you make produces a result.  For some, the decision making process is a quick and painless one.  For others, trying to choose what to wear first thing in the morning can be a time consuming project. Why It's So...

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How To Wake Up Early Without Hating It : My 3 A.M. Experiment

It’s Monday morning and you have hit the “snooze” button twice and now its finally time to get out of bed.  Eyes still closed, your feet slide across the floor on your way to the bathroom as you think, “4 more days until its Saturday again, I have two more months until my vacation, and there is another 37 years until I retire. “ How is it that some people can get out of bed early and start their day with a smile while others don’t speak in the morning until they get to work?  I used to wonder about this all...

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A Bug’s Life: Applying the Success Principles of Ants

A Bug’s Life: Applying the Success Principles of Ants

Have you ever seen a trail of ants going from one destination to another?  They seem to have a great sense of direction and are intensely focused on where they are going and what needs to get done.  Even though ants are responsible for so many tasks, they always seem to accomplish everything they set out to do.  Because of their success principles, if ants were human, they would be the most successful group of people on the planet.  So how is it possible that such a tiny creature can achieve so much? I once heard speaker Jim...

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The Change Blindness Phenomenon and How to Stop it From Ruining Your Plan

I came across a video recently that made me think about life and how we get from point A to point B.  The video was about Change Blindness.  Change blindness is the phenomenon that occurs when a person viewing a visual scene apparently fails to detect large changes in the scene. Experiments have been done to see if people would notice subtle differences in two identical pictures.  Researchers would show the subject a picture, then the exact same picture would then flash but with a change to a significant item in the picture.  Many people have a problem finding the changes. ...

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