The Hustler’s Playbook: On Slackers

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I’ve been trying to come up with a word that describes the non-hustler. But I’ve chosen the term “non-hustlers” because I believe that so many of them have been infected with a too-small vision and a poor personal psychology. They have been infected with all of the negativity … [Read more...]

Why Change Is Difficult

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Change is more difficult than you believe. Having an intellectual understanding the reason something needs to change isn’t enough. An emotional need to change is necessary and more powerful. Change is psychological. You first have to have a shift in your mindset, your personal … [Read more...]

Your Desperation Isn’t Motivating

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I once heard Anthony Robbins say that people change for one of two reasons: inspiration or desperation. He said it is normally desperation that gets people to the point of change. But desperation causes change when you reach that point on your own; it isn’t a tool for … [Read more...]

Build Your Own Burning Platform

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It isn’t easy to change. Our brain tends to shut down the desire to improve ourselves and our situation as soon as we are comfortable. As long as we don’t experience too much pain, we don’t change. Even if we know we are capable of more, if we could gain pleasure, we still don’t … [Read more...]

On Psychological Poverty

On Psychological Poverty

Some people live in poverty. Real, physical poverty. They can’t meet life’s basic fundamental needs, like food, water, shelter, and clothing. Too many people are truly impoverished, and they deserve our help. But there is another kind of poverty. This kind of poverty is far more … [Read more...]