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The Seven Habits of Highly INEFFECTIVE People

As always, I share what I most want/need to learn. Sometimes it clarifies things to look at what we SHOULDN”T do; making it easier to…

Habits: A Liberating Perspective

“First we make our habits, and then our habits make us.” ~ Charles C. Noble “Could the young but realize how soon they will become…

Why Are Destructive Habits So Hard to Break?

“Instant Analysis” by David Lieberman, is a collection of 100 of the “most common, annoying, puzzling, self defeating behaviors and habits” that human beings have,…

Dysfunctional Habits: Trapped By Your Triggers

Knowing your triggers, your short fuses, is crucial to learning and substituting new behavior. If you are not aware of (and alert for) what triggers…

Slip, Slip, Sliding Away

In 2016, the NBA’s Golden State Warriors set the record for the most regular season wins… and still managed to lose the playoffs. Along the…

Nine Powerful Habits of Successful People

1) Raise Your EQ: Emotional Intelligence: How well do you understand and manage your emotions and how good are you at understanding others? Can you…

“Old Habits Bedevil”

  What creates the motivation for change? Popular mythology states that “near death” experiences create meaningful life changes. Yet a February 7, 2009, New York…

Creating a Company Culture

I realized a long time ago that every company had its own unique culture. I wanted to have a special company, where people enjoyed working,…

Helpful Resources

Helpful Websites Nathan’s Favorite Books The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey First Things First, Stephen R. Covey Man’s Search for Meaning,…

“How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character”

“How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character,” by Paul Tough, a former editor at New York Times Magazine, focuses on the…

Presumption of Merit

Work goes more smoothly when we remember it is just business. Way too much time and energy is diverted if someone chooses to take something…

Give Up Your Suffering

It is easy to fall in love with your suffering. There is a certain nobleness to seeing yourself as a martyr, a long suffering victim.…

Daily Strokes of Effort

People are creatures of habit. How could we not be? Otherwise the myriad decisions required each day would overwhelm us. It is our routines that…

You Are the Programmer

You are the programmer of your life. Self-discipline is how we write new programs for our lives. “Will power” is strongest when used in alignment…

What You Link Pleasure to, What You Link Pain to: Shapes Your Life

I’ve a friend who is a work out fiend. No day is complete without a couple hours in the gym. Suffice to say they are…

Who Runs Your Life?

Are you really free if you are bound by habits/desires you fail to muster the willpower to shake? Habits are a fixed way of thinking,…

On “Willpower: The Greatest Human Strength,” by Roy Baumeister and John Tierney

Science has turned its attention of late to the study of willpower, and it should be no surprise that research has shown that self-control is…

Who Runs Your Life?

Are you really free if you are bound by habits/desires you fail to muster the willpower to shake? Habits are a fixed way of thinking,…

What You Resist, Persists

Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to lose weight and keep it off? Permanently? Forever? Then don’t diet! I weigh 150 pounds,…

Attitudes are Contagious

Attitudes are contagious. Is yours worth catching? Whether or not we realize it, we spend most of our lives on one stage or another. We…

Attitudes are Contagious

Whether or not we realize it, we spend most of our lives on one stage or another. We are always under observation. Our behaviors, speech,…

Mental Muscles

About 6 o’clock one recent Saturday morning I went downstairs and did a few reps on a Nautlius machine. The longer I live, the more…