How to get things done and prove the naysayers wrong

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This is for those of you who seem to encounter a lot of obstacles, challenges and naysayers in your life on the way to your goals. There is no shortage of methods, systems and tutorials that claim to teach you how to get things done.  Special notebooks, goal-setting software, prioritized task lists, motivational videos, personal- power-unleashing seminars and a variety of specialized gadgets exist to help you laser-focus on proper goal-setting and productivity. And while different people prefer different systems – all of those mentioned above work fine.  It is easy to choose the one you like and be on your way to changing your life for the better. Yet, despite the variety of available tools and techniques, the results […]

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10 ideas to increase productivity and get more done

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Do you ever wonder why some people seem to have exceptional productivity and get so much done, while you struggle to find enough hours in a day to cover just a fraction of your growing list of tasks? These 10 ideas around managing your time and goals will help you claim your life back!

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Where to Get Motivation to Exercise

No Motivation to Exercise

Looking for motivation to exercise?  Try this! Finding enough motivation to exercise – especially after you’ve been following the same workout routines for a while – seems to be one of the most challenging tasks.  No matter how much enthusiasm you may have when you just start out, that enthusiasm can quickly disappear with time when you realize that you can’t get ripped in a month or lose 60 pounds in a few weeks – despite a few “shortcuts” and almost guaranteed results when you follow a few simple rules, it all requires dedication and – most often than not – hard work. Lack of motivation to exercise is one of the key reasons behind not achieving results.  People who […]

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On Complacency and Assigning Fault

Why is it that we are often so good at assigning fault for our own failures to somebody (or something) else and failing to accept responsibility for our actions?  We keep blaming others for not getting things we feel we are entitled to and when assigning blame still doesn’t help us get them, we use some twisted logic to try to justify why being where we are is actually still OK.  We, somehow, continue to feel good about ourselves even when we don’t achieve our goals and continue to be mediocre, at best. Luckily for those who follow the approach of assigning blame, the targets are always abundant. We teach our kids not to mind the scores during team games, citing […]

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On Time Management and Setting Priorities

So many people wish they had 48-hour days to be able to do more.  “Time Management” – a term that was unheard of several decades ago – is, all of a sudden, a very hot topic because of the demands of the modern era and its information overload – these days you are expected to be able to handle more things than ever before. Not having enough time (or not being able to find time when truly necessary) is one of the most important reasons for not reaching your true potential.  You wish you were fit, but you can’t find time to go to the gym.  You wish you learned a new skill, but can’t find time to study, because […]

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