2018 has arrived. If you’re like many people you probably have a few goals in mind for the New Year. However, according to US News, 80% of New Year resolutions fail by February! Don’t become part of that statistic. Take steps now to bolster your self-discipline and focus. The resources below will help.
Recommended Book: “Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals” by Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
Have you ever noticed that you can be very goal-oriented in some areas in your life and less disciplined in others? This book explains the reasons why, and outlines steps you can take to improve the odds in your “weak” areas. Get it here.
Recommended Podcast Series: “Good Life Project” by Jonathan Fields
Inspirational, intimate and disarmingly-unfiltered conversations about living a fully-engaged, fiercely-connected and meaning-drenched life. From iconic world-shakers like Elizabeth Gilbert, Brene Brown, Sir Ken Robinson, Seth Godin and Gretchen Rubin and everyday guests. Listen here.
Recommended Productivity Hack: Time Blocking
“Never let anyone else own your schedule.” This quote by former IBM CEO, Lou Gerstner, sums up a problem we all face: Our schedules are often hijacked by client calls and emergencies. While this can never be completely avoided, it can be controlled through a process known as time blocking (also known as chunking). Learn more.
Recommended Blog: Western Asset Protection
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Recommended TED Talk: “8 Secrets of Success”
Why do people succeed? Is it because they’re smart? Or are they just lucky? Neither. Analyst Richard St. John condenses years of interviews into an unmissable 3-minute slideshow on the real secrets of success. Watch it here.