Entries Tagged as 'Productivity'

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

11 Ways Successful People Start Their Mornings

by Sam of Financial Upside
The day may have 24 hours of equivalent length but every hour is not created equal.  Beginning the day with a purpose and a plan increases your chances of success.
In her book What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laura Vanderkam writes, “Seizing your mornings is the equivalent of that […]

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

10 Success Principles We Often Forget

Identify your problems but give your
power and energy to solutions.
-Tony Robbins
Sometimes we find ourselves running in place, struggling to get ahead simply because we forget to address some of the basic success principles that govern our potential to make progress.  So here’s a quick reminder:

You are the only person responsible for your success.  The best […]

Friday, July 27th, 2012

60 Empowering Quotes to Help You Get Things Done

Here are 60 quotes gathered from our sister site, Everyday Life Lessons, to empower you to take action, navigate through life’s challenges, and get things done.

Just because you are struggling does NOT mean you are failing.  Every great success requires some kind of struggle to get there.
It doesn’t matter if you’ve failed or if you’ve […]

Monday, June 25th, 2012

12 Habits Standing Between You and What You Want

Close the door to the habits that have been holding you back, change the record, clean the house, and get rid of the dust and dirt.  Stop denying yourself a fair chance.  Stop being who you were, and become who you really are.
Starting today, stop…

Playing it safe. – Have you ever tucked something of value […]

Monday, June 18th, 2012

30 Practical Ways to Improve Yourself

Today is our blog’s sixth birthday.  Over the past six years we have touched on hundreds of tips, tricks and lessons that have the potential to improve your life.  So to celebrate this milestone, we’re going to take a stroll down memory lane and review some of the best tips from our previous articles.  Together, […]

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

10 Enemies of Personal Greatness

Beware!  These ten inner enemies can quickly erode your grandest plans and your noblest intentions.  They can drain your life of passion and potential, and fill your spirit with lifelong regret.

Always taking the path of least resistance. – Just because you are struggling does NOT mean you are failing.  Every great success requires some kind […]

Monday, June 4th, 2012

10 Things You Must Give Up to Be Successful

“Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.”
-Coco Chanel
When we think about how to achieve success, we often focus on the skills and habits we should add to our lives.  But sometimes the key to success actually lies in our ability to give up certain habits and behaviors.  So […]

Friday, June 1st, 2012

21 Quick Tricks to Feel Better Instantly

When life gets stressful and you feel like you’re losing your emotional balance, use one or more of these simple tricks to help you relax your mind and re-center yourself in an instant.

Wash your hands and face, and brush your teeth. – The simple act of cleaning these parts of your body is both reinvigorating […]

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

10 Destructive Faults in Our Way of Thinking

The human mind is wonderful and powerful, but it’s far from perfect.  There are several common judgment errors that it’s prone to making.  In the field of Psychology these are known as cognitive biases, or fallacies in reasoning.  They happen to everyone regardless of age, sex, education or intelligence.
Over the past few months I’ve become […]

Monday, April 30th, 2012

12 Universal Skills You Need to Succeed at Anything

There are a lot of skills you don’t need.  You can be happy and successful without knowing how to rebuild a car’s engine, program a web application, or replace drywall.  Sure, these are useful skills to have, but they aren’t absolutely necessary.
There are other skills, however, that can’t be avoided – skills that tie into […]