Category Archives: Personal Development

Does faking it til you make it work?

The self improvement strategy of faking it til you make it is often preached as an effective way to improve. Faking it til you make it has been advocated as a way to improve health habits, financial discipline, career prospects, … Continue reading

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Reawaken your child like enthusiasm

Remember what is was like to be a kid on Christmas Eve? So excited with the possibilities of what would be under the tree when you woke up in the morning. I was the type that could hardly sleep I … Continue reading

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Raw self improvement advice

I spent the time to read the 6 harsh truths that will make you a better person that has been getting a lot of attention on Facebook. I love this type of raw in your face self improvement advice because … Continue reading

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Changing jobs leads to growth

It is possible to become complacent in many different areas of your life. It could be in a relationship (or lack thereof), health, fitness, or the job you work. We spend a lot of our week and lives working so … Continue reading

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Proximity is opportunity

Proximity to people you want to interact with is the number one factor in determining your success. Think about these different scenarios You are looking for a significant other and can’t find the right prospect You are looking to start … Continue reading

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Returning to losing situations and motivation

After my last post on why business owners go back to losing situations using an example I saw in the show Bar Rescue it got me thinking about the topic from a more holistic perspective. Why do people revert back … Continue reading

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Are unrealistic dreams making you (or someone you know) miserable?

We live in an entitled time where all too many people think they are “special” and destined for big things. Whether this entitled attitude comes from parents and teachers who lavish routine praise on children for the most basic of … Continue reading

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Changing my money mindset in 2012

I have always been pragmatic and somewhat skeptical of grandiose hyperbole. My common reaction to tv preachers or self help books saying that financial wealth was a state of mind was a combination of outright skepticism and disgust. After all … Continue reading

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You are responsible for setting your family legacy

A great patriarch such as Joseph Kennedy can shape the destiny of his family for generations to come. Imagine what the Kennedy family and America would look like right now if statistically improbable bad fortune had not been encountered along … Continue reading

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Have you become too comfortable?

What images come to your mind when you think of being comfortable? I think of an Old Navy commercial, not getting out of bed on a winter or rainy day and watching movies all day wrapped warmly in what was … Continue reading

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