It takes a kind of leadership double-vision to help your team reach its goals; here’s how seeing this way can help you get things done that matter.
If you want to achieve your goals, take a lesson from this craftsman, who turns chunks of gnarly wood into things of beauty.
Hyperbolic discounting isn’t some crazy sales technique, but it CAN keep us from achieving our goals; here’s how to recognize when it’s happening, and seven ways to prevent our tendency to self-sabotage.
How do you keep going when it is hard to keep going? These three ideas can help you finish whatever marathon you happen to be running.
Before we resolve to do anything next year, here’s why I think it’s a bad idea, along with three ways to actually achieve the things we seek.
Any time we venture out of our comfort zones, it can feel like we’re sticking out, vulnerable to criticism. Someone is likely to say something. Here’s how to deal with the criticism when it comes.
Who knew there were different categories of fun? Not all fun is created equal. If you want to accomplish great things, it’s the Type 2 fun that you’re looking for. Here’s what I mean…
It’s happening already. If you go to a gym or fitness facility, you know this to be true: there’s that sudden influx of new faces in the new year. With the turn of the calendar often comes a desire to turn over a new leaf, and fitness goals feature prominently. Some of the regulars at […]
How can we be sure our efforts will lead to goal achievement? Here’s a unique way one person answered this question, and what we can learn about how to make sure our own efforts result in the goal achievement we hope for.
“How do you find the courage to continue?” Teddy Roosevelt once reminded us that “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty.” But in our struggles to achieve, that difficulty can be enough to make us want to quit. Where can we find the strength we need […]
How do you find the space to think in a noisy world? We are bombarded all day long by messages telling us what to do, and what to think. Someone else is always trying to put their thoughts into our heads. Whether it’s friends, family, media, or the boss, all of them want our eyes, […]
Can you imagine climbing a staircase that is one mile high? Seems like a lot, right? It would be the same as climbing the Empire State Building more than four times, the Washington Monument nine times, or Niagara Falls 31 times. But an amazing feat like climbing a mile-high staircase may not be as challenging […]