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    Personal development
  • February 28, 2017

    5 Tips to Stop Procrastinating

    Procrastination is when you know what you want to do, but can’t seem to do it. The most common advice you hear when you ask about how to deal with it is “Stop procrastinating, just get started.” But this advice is for robots who never really had the problem to begin with. How can we mere humans get over... Read more ›

  • February 15, 2017

    Change your assumptions, change your life

    At this point—a month and a half into the new year—many of us have abandoned our New Year’s resolutions—exercise regularly, make ten sales calls a day, eat healthy. Our New Year’s resolutions are typically all great ideas. Why is it so hard to change our behavior? To create a change in our lives we ... Read more ›

  • February 20, 2017

    Overcoming Resistance to Change

    Change is uncomfortable and scary for most people. We tend to crave what is familiar; what’s safe, stable, and known. People sometimes even fear change that would clearly improve their situation in life or standard of living. Examples might include people who stay in abusive relationships, ex-convicts who c... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    Hack your goals

    Akrasia Weakness of will; acting in a way contrary to one’s sincerely held moral values. ( Akrasia. The word is as old as philosophy itself, showing up in Socratic’ dialogues and persisting all the way to the present day. We know it more commonly as procrastination, and it is the single ... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    How to Succeed Without Setting Goals

    Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? How did you do with last year’s? Are you among the 8% who successfully achieved them? Or the 92% who didn’t? 92% of people fail at this simple act of goal-setting! (That kind of puts MLM income statistics into perspective, doesn’t it?) So it’s no sur... Read more ›

  • February 6, 2017


    Bullet Journals are incredibly hip right now. The #bulletjournal Instagram tag has over half a million posts. The Bullet Journal subreddit has almost 20,000 subscribers. The trend is picking up steam and it fits right in with the world of direct sales because it helps you organize your professional life but i... Read more ›

  • February 15, 2016

    Game your Goals: Breaking Down the Gamification Process

    Recently I wrote at length about Piers Steel’s procrastination equation as a tool for hacking your goals. Here it is for those of you who haven’t read that article: Today I’d like to go into a bit more detail on a clever way to increase the value of an activity that has been getting attention lat... Read more ›

  • February 1, 2016

    The Truth about Motivation

    You’re at the final keynote of the weekend event, and man, you are pumped! You are going to change your life—you are going to change the world! You head home, ready for anything. Monday morning, you’re still feeling jazzed from the weekend. You’re fearless. You start your day with a healthy breakfa... Read more ›