Resolution or Transformation

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So, you’ve changed have you? This year you kept your promises, and the changes you’ve made are visible, huh? Would the person closest to you in your life recognize the personal changes that you’ve made this year? Would they call those changes a “transformation?” Or would they … [Read more...]

Grateful, Pleased, and Still Dissatisfied

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Some people are ungrateful and displeased. They believe that in order to be grateful they would have to have something that they now don’t have, that they would have be someone they yet are not. Ungrateful people believe that they can only be happy when they finally acquire what … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Form of Protest

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If you want to protest, this is how you do it. Reject the fear-mongering tactics of those who would infect you with their own fears. Reject all attempts of those who would capture your attention and make you afraid for their own financial gain. Reject the actions of those who … [Read more...]

Why the 10,000 Hour Rule Isn’t Working For You

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K. Anders Ericsson's research doesn’t prove that to become an expert at anything you need only do that thing for 10,000 hours. It doesn’t suggest anything of the sort. In fact, one of my favorite quotes from Ericsson is “Just because you’ve been walking for 55 years doesn’t mean … [Read more...]

Why the Universe Is Ignoring You

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I love the movie The Secret. There is definitely something to the Law of Attraction. I’ve seen the law work for longer than I have been aware of the idea. If what you put out is negative, what comes back is equally negative (and sometimes even more negative). If what you put out … [Read more...]

If You Already Know Everything

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If you already know everything, you should already be producing the results that you want. You already know what beliefs are necessary to support you, and you profess to hold those beliefs as your own. You already know what actions you need to take. You know what must be done, … [Read more...]

Be Completely Sold On You

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How can you possibly persuade others if you are not persuaded yourself? If you don't believe that your product, service, or solution is the right choice for your dream client, how do you expect to persuade your dream client that it is? If you don't believe that you give more … [Read more...]

When Success Happens

pic.twitter.com/CywTMVgGj9— S. Anthony Iannarino (@iannarino) September 4, 2014 … [Read more...]

No One Wants to Be a Poor Performer

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A friend of mine is angry at the people he leads. They performed very poorly. In fact, they failed miserably. When he reviewed their performance with them, they were defensive. Some were even argumentative. This made my friend even more angry. No one wants to be a poor performer … [Read more...]

But Is It Working?

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You like doing what you are doing now. You know there are other things that you could be doing, but you don’t want to do them. So you keep doing what you’ve always done. You know that there are other choices available to you, but all of them make you uncomfortable. So you keep … [Read more...]