Archive for May, 2019

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How to Rise at 5:00 AM

One of the very best ways to become more productive is to wake up early and give yourself a head start on your day. The time you wake up is a habit, and like all habits, it can be difficult to change. Here is how I made the shift from 6:30 AM to…

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A Choice of Two Stories

Two people can have the same experience and interpret it differently. Each of the stories they tell themselves and others about their experience can be wildly different, even if the general facts are indistinguishable. They are choosing between…

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How I Avoid Writer’s Block

Someone asked me about what I do when I have writer’s block. They wanted to know if I have any tricks that might be helpful for them. I don’t know that I have ever had writer’s block, but maybe a few of these things might be helpful for…

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What Books and How Books

Business books tend to fall into one of two categories. The first category is “what” books. These books teach you what you need to do, and they are good and useful as far as that goes. The second category is “how” books. The “how”…

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Matters and Anti-Matters

Some things that seem essential don’t matter. Other things that you take for granted do matter.

It doesn’t matter how many friends you have on Facebook, or how many followers on Twitter, or how many connections or followers on LinkedIn. It does…

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