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Create Something Useful With Your Spare Time

261. Create Something Useful With Your Spare Time | Versions Available: Podcast

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Are You OK?

260. Are You OK? I know we may not have ever met face-to-face. But I care and I'm really asking. Personally, I never thought I'd see [...]

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Do This When You Feel Depressed

259. Do This When You Feel Depressed | Versions Available: Podcast | In this episode, I'll share 4 steps to overcome loss of motivation + feelings of depression

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6 Ways to Elevate Your Life by Elevating Your Communication

258. 6 Ways to Elevate Your Life by Elevating Your Communication | Versions Available: Article, Podcast

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Contribution

257. Contribution | Versions Available: Podcast

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The 5 Love Languages

The 5 Love Languages | Versions Available: Podcast

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The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

256. The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying | Versions Available: Article, Podcast

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8 Things That Cause Your Lack of Motivation (And How to Fix Them)

254/255. 8 Things That Cause Your Lack of Motivation (And How to Fix Them) | Versions Available: Article, Podcast (2 Parts)

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Let Go of Limiting Language and Reinforce What You Want

252. Let Go of Limiting Language and Reinforce What You Want | Versions Available: Podcast

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Crush Resistance

251. Crush Resistance | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | "Most of us have two lives. The life we live, and the unlived life within us. Between the two [...]

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The Real Key To Getting People to Like You

250. The Real Key To Getting People to Like You | Versions Available: Podcast

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Productivity Improvement Tips—4 Ways to Boost Your Daily Productivity

249. Productivity Improvement Tips—4 Ways to Boost Your Daily Productivity | Versions Available: Podcast, Article (*Coming soon)

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The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone : Audiobook Summary

248. The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone : Audiobook Summary | Versions Available: Podcast | In this episode, I'm sharing a sample audiobook summary of "The 10X Rule"

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How to Respond to Stress

247. How to Respond to Stress | Versions Available: Podcast

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Success is an Inside Job

246. Success is an Inside Job | Versions Available: Podcast

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The 10-Day Mental Overhaul

245. The 10-Day Mental Overhaul | Available Version(s): Podcast

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Embrace Vulnerability

244. Embrace Vulnerability | Versions Available: Podcast | In this episode we'll look at some Big Ideas from "Dare to Lead" by Brené Brown

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Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone

243. Moving Beyond Your Comfort Zone | Versions Available: Podcast

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You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero : Book Summary

242. You Are a Badass by Jen Sincero : Book Summary | Versions Available: Podcast

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7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey : Book Summary

241. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey : Book Summary | Versions Available: Podcast

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Take Initiative

240. Take Initiative | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | Have you ever tried to stop an ant without killing it? It’s near impossible. They never stop [...]

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The Passion Paradox

239: The Passion Paradox | Versions Available: Podcast | In this episode we'll look at some Big Ideas from "The Passion Paradox" by Brad Stulberg, Steve Magness

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Inputs vs Outputs

236. Inputs vs Outputs | Versions Available: Article, Podcast

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Strategies for Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence

234/235. Strategies for Strengthening Your Emotional Intelligence | Versions Available: Article, Podcast (2 Parts)

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Yearly Themes

253. The Power of Yearly Themes | EP253. 2020 - Pair your new year's resolutions and goals with a meaningful theme this year to maximize fulfillment as [...]

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10 Best Career Books To Help You Do Meaningful, Passion-Fueled Work

Best Career Books: 10 Best Career Books To Help You Do Meaningful, Passion-Fueled Work | Versions Available: Article | Read these books to create a career that lights you on fire.

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How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work

238. How to Boost Motivation and Meaning at Work | Versions Available: Podcast

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The Laws of Human Nature

233. The Laws of Human Nature | Versions Available: Podcast | In this piece, we'll look at 3 Big Ideas from "The Laws of Human Nature" by Robert Greene

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How to Turn a Terrible Day into a Phenomenal Day

232. How to Turn a Terrible Day into a Phenomenal Day | Versions Available: Article, Podcast

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10 Things To Remember if You Want To Do What You Love For a Living

231. 10 Things To Remember if You Want To Do What You Love For a Living | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | If you want to do what you love for a living

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Never Stop Doing Your Best

230. Never Stop Doing Your Best | Available Versions: Article, Podcast

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Become a Doer Now

229. Become a Doer Now | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | “Excellent ideas are not enough. An only fair idea acted upon, and developed, is 100% better [...]

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The Power of Clarity

228. The Power of Clarity | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | It doesn't matter how great your ideas are if you're unable to explain them with clarity...

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Temptation Bundling (The Key To Building Hard Habits)

227. Atomic Habits and Temptation Bundling | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | In this episode, we'll cover 3 Big Ideas from Atomic Habits by James Clear

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Atomic Habits by James Clear : Book Summary

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones - Book Summary | Read or listen to the Big Ideas from 'Atomic Habits' by James Clear

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Handling Humiliation with a Growth-Mindset

226. Handling Humiliation with a Growth-Mindset | Versions Available: Podcast | Here's the most empowering way to handle embarrassment and humiliation.

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Internalize Your Habits

225. Internalize Your Habits | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | After publishing my piece on forming new habits, I received a flurry of email submissions

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How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps

223/224: How to Form a New Habit in 10 Simple Steps | Available Versions: Article, Podcast | In this special two-part series, I'll cover everything you need to know about forming new habits. Prepare to crush it.

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2019: Year of Action

222. 2019—Year of Action | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | Are you afraid to take on responsibilities, afraid to make decisions, afraid to step out on your own? Most people are—that’s why there are so few leaders and so many followers. If you've neglected to [...]

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Mental Subtraction

219. Mental Subtraction | In this episode, we discuss how gratitude can lose its potency over time, and what you can do about it.

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The Power of Now

217. The Power of Now | Versions Available: Podcast, Article | This article/episode was inspired by The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. In this piece, we’ll be discussing how to defeat anxiety and stress by bringing yourself into the present moment.

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4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know

216. 4 Goal Setting Tricks and Techniques You Need to Know (That are Also Backed by Science) | Versions Available: Podcast, Article

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7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything)

215. 7 Simple Ways to Generate Ideas (For Anything) | Versions Available: Podcast, Article | Ideas come from everywhere—except for when we need them most. In this piece, you'll learn how to start coming up with phenomenal ideas anytime, anywhere, using some simple[...]

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5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination

214. 5 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination | Most of us procrastinate. Correction: ALL of us procrastinate. Heck, I even procrastinated writing this article. Read on, or tap the Play button below to find out how to not do that anymore.

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Be Antifragile

213. Antifragile | Version(s) Available: Podcast | On this episode of the podcast, I'm giving you a sample audiobook summary of one of my ALL-time favorite books: Antifragile by Nassim Taleb [...]

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You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue

212. You Are NOT Your Inner Dialogue | Versions Available: Podcast, Article | You and the voice of your mind -- that ongoing inner dialogue -- are not one and the same. You, who you ARE at the core of your being, is separate and distinct from the voice of your mind [...]

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Do You Care Too Much About What People Think?

211. Do You Care Too Much About What People Think? | Versions Available: Podcast

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The Bystander Effect—Don't Just Stand There, Do Something!

210. Be Specific (or The Bystander Effect Will Kill You) | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | Imagine you’re at work. It’s a normal day. Business as usual. You need to pee, so you get up and walk towards the bathroom to handle your business. As you head back to [...]

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5 Principles of Success (from Principles : Life and Work by Ray Dalio)

209. Principles: Life and Work | Versions Available: Article, Podcast | In this article + podcast combo, we'll be looking at Ray Dalio's 5 principles of success from his book 'Principles : Life and Work'

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