Why do some people who start from nothing achieve monumental things? It begins with your mindset. Whether life hands you a box of chocolates or a box of lemons, it’s really what you make of it. To accomplish everything you want in life, these are 10 things you can do to get there.
My word for 2014 is focus. I chose to focus on only three tasks in 2014—releasing a sexual abuse recovery book, beginning the Uncaged Podcast (still in the works), and ramping up my speaking.
With the first quarter of the year quickly advancing towards the second, I have compiled a few tips that’d make it worth the while for you.
If it has to happen, then it has to happen first, writes Laura Vanderkam, time management expert and author of “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast.”
Ambitious goals are motivating at first, but they can become intimidating if you can’t reach them. Thatâs why you need to break down goals into tasks.
Success doesn’t have a taste or a smell and once you reach it, it means nothing without people to share it with. Likewise, you will never reach a point when you ‘ll get to stop working. Living the dream is also working the dream.
It’s 3pm and you find yourself struggling to focus on work. You can’t seem to stop checking Facebook. Instead of being productive, you welcome distractions like text messages and co-workers coming by to chat. Welcome to the afternoon slump: that time in your workday when your brain refuses to cooperate with you and you can’t […]
Here’s when the perfect time to do what you’ve always wanted.
When you work online sometimes it’s difficult to stay motivated. Learn my secrets for staying motivated even in the face of adversity.
Successful people are ones who actively look at the bright side, work to make things better, and believe in the power of unconventional thinking.
Gamification is a buzzword that gets tossed around all the time, but the basic idea is simple: if you turn your life into a game, with digital rewards for real life achievements, you’ll be more motivated to do something–or so the theory goes. Does it actually work? Let’s take a look at what we know.
If you want something you’ve never had, you’ve got to do something you’ve never done.
To-do lists are a great way to keep track of what we need to get done, but powering through each item can be intimidating. Writer Sidin Vadukut suggests mixing in rewards with your to-dos to keep motivation up (and procrastination down).
But the quest for motivation goes on, and with good reason. Being motivated is not an absolute state of mind. You are not either “motivated” or “demotivated.” Motivation exists on a spectrum.
Are you afraid to succeed, because failure is too hard to handle? If so, your fear of failure is likely to limit your chances to success.
You want to earn more money, to start a side hustle; but how do you beat your fear of failure and overcome the “I don’t have the time” excuse?
Motivation is the key to empowering your life. Learn how to develop lifelong motivation and the drive to achieve everything you want in life.
Struggling to find your dream? Then take the time to answer these 20 questions.
The way to turn your work into play–and have the motivation to take the action necessary in order to succeed–is to mix enthusiasm with your work.
In the 1960s, a Stanford professor named Walter Mischel began conducting a series of important psychological studies.
Some of our 2014 Power 100 nominees reveal their secrets to staying focused and productive in their daily routines.
Do you get frustrated when you start something and don’t finish? Maybe you were really excited about a book – only to stop halfway through. Maybe you started a home project – only to leave it half done.
You may not be able to visit the Eiffel Tower yourself, but you could walk on a treadmill all the way there–a cool trick to motivate yourself to work out, as Redditor myhouseisamess found out.
When you set a goal, the difference between success and failure often comes down to one simple factor. It’s simply how motivated you are to complete the task.
What does volumes of research say you can learn from wildly successful people? To Build A Better Career, First Build A Better You. It might sound fluffy but research shows how people feel about themselves has a huge effect on success.