Information is not the same thing as understanding. What is the quality of your thinking? How deep a thinker are you? Thinking is the core of our being. Deeper thinking leads to deeper living. Superficial, shallow thinking produces a superficial life. We are generally not taught how to think. It is a skill we are expected to know, without specific instruction.
Jim was both a serial entrepreneur and a serial husband. In his early 60s, he was on his sixth wife and third company. He was about 70 pounds overweight. I happened to sit next him for dinner at an entrepreneurship conference. At age 28, I had just become a father
If you’re a high achiever, you juggle too many things over the course of a day. And despite your best intentions, you’re bound to have days where you feel burnt out, or just plain unproductive. This can lead to a self-destructive cycle–you beat yourself up for being unfocused...
Mindfulness has numerous benefits, from lowering stress levels to helping with anxiety and depression to helping you regulate your emotions. And mindfulness can especially help at work, offering improved focus, better memory, the ability to stay calm under fire...
Covey’s first two habits are big picture and abstract. Habit #1 — “Be Proactive” — is about changing your mindset from someone who is acted upon to someone who acts. It’s about reminding yourself that you are in charge of your life and how you respond to it.
Open a business blog of some kind – a major one like Forbes or Entrepreneur or one of the tiny ones, it doesn’t matter. Take a look at the homepage. Chances are that you will see at least one article about boosting one’s productivity, the productivity of one’s team or the entire organization.
In today’s microwave society—where more data is created in one year than the last 5,000 years—it’s a herculean task to stay focused. Getting distracted may seem innocuous, but the consequences are disastrous over time: lost productivity, falling revenues, and a gnawing...
We all have two different voices inside us: one that is nurturing, and one that is critical; one that lifts up, and one that weighs us down. Both of these voices have a role to play. Our inner nurturer brings self-compassion and encouragement, while the inner critic helps...
Very few of us sit down to create art or work they hope will disappear. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a writer, a designer, a journalist, a producer, a filmmaker, a comedian, a blogger, an actor, a whatever, the whole point is to make something meaningful, something that lasts.
The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few. The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
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