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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…

Seven Things Most Successful People Have Given Up

1) Successful people watch less TV, spend less time aimlessly surfing the internet. Successful people tend to lead disciplined, focused lives. 2) Successful people release…

Successful Failure

A successful failure is one that is not fatal or catastrophic, from which comes a material or equivalent learning experience. Successful failures are errors or…

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…

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…

Five Ways Successful People See the World Differently

#1 Successfully people are possibility thinkers. They believe in themselves and in others and their ability to make things happen. They do not expect the…

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,…

Three Reasons to Beware the Advice of Successful People

Why? 1. Truth be told, many highly successful people are so busy doing WHAT they do best that they do not truly know or understand…

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…

Five Ways Successful People Are Different

They Have a Plan: Most folks put more effort into planning their vacations than they do their lives. Successful people realize the importance of having…

5 Things Successful People Never, Ever Do Again

1. Give up what they want MOST for what they want NOW. Winners keep their eye on the mountain top. 2. Care more about external appearances…

Two Things Hyper Successful People do Regularly

Successful People are Voracious Seekers of Knowledge “It’s hard for me to understand why [getting an MBA] is a better use of time and money…

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…

10 Things the Most Successful People Are Always Doing

1) Planning their Lives, Working their Plan. Ordinary folks with a plan will go further than a genius without a plan. Most folks go the…

Systemize Your Success

“Every activity contains a series of steps that must be completed correctly to be successful. Systemize your success. Identify the critical steps required to complete…

Systemize Your Success

“Every activity contains a series of steps that must be completed correctly to be successful. Systemize your success. Identify the critical steps required to complete…

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…

“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,…

“The Upward Spiral”

We all have gotten in a downward spiral; fears and worries and a bad event or two can knock us off course and it is…

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,…

Three Common Traps Successful Folk Avoid

Playing without Goal Posts “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” – Yogi Berra Most folks go the same…

“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…

Whatever it takes

What defines a successful organization? There are lots of answers to that query and bookshelves groan with treatises addressing the question. One solid reply is…

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…