To work effectively you need uninterrupted blocks of time in which you can complete meaningful work... I've found that a minimum of 90 minutes is ideal for a single block.
For good or ill, your habits will make or break you.
If you really believe something, you will act in accordance with that belief - always. If you believe in gravity, you will never attempt to defy it. If you claim to hold a belief but act incongruently, then you don't actually believe it. You're only kidding yourself. Casual faith isn't.
Risk the stuff. It's worthless anyway. But don't make the insane choice of sacrificing your happiness for stuff.
Courageous people are still afraid, but they don't let the fear paralyze them.
Regardless of others' reactions, do your best to stay true to yourself. Make the choices that allow you to look in the mirror and feel good about the person gazing back at you.
Security is worthless if you have to sacrifice growth to get it
By all means listen to other people's advice, but when in doubt go with your gut instinct.
Don't die without embracing the daring adventure your life is meant to be.
People often overestimate what they can reasonably achieve in a year. But they vastly underestimate what they can achieve in 5 years.
The most intelligent thing you can possibly do with your life is to grow.
I believe the ultimate goal of living and refining your values is to identify and achieve congruence with universal principles.
I think the best friendships are those that can stand the test of time, where the friendship is based more on who you are than on what you do or what you have.
Network selectively. Nothing says "business newbie" like shotgun networking. "You never know when someone might say yes" is marketing for dummies. Take the time to build a profile of your ideal customers, and target your networking activities to reach them. Speak to those who are already predisposed
When you discipline yourself to do what is hard, you gain access to a realm of results that are denied everyone else. The willingness to do what is difficult is like having a key to a special private treasure room.
The more disciplined you become, the easier life gets.
I want my life to have had more value than just acquiring stuff and living comfortably. I may die rich, or I may die broke. But I won't die with my music still in me.
Passion and purpose go hand in hand. When you discover your purpose, you will normally find it's something you're tremendously passionate about.
Thoughts are like seeds. If you want different results in life, you have to figure out which thoughts are capable of growing those results and which arenâ€™t.
Our brains are fairly powerful, but our conscious minds are still extremely limited in their ability to hold onto multiple simultaneous thoughts
No one on earth has lived through the exact same experiences you have, and no one thinks the exact same thoughts you do.
Any relationships that would reject you for being true to yourself are - by definition - abusive relationships. You'll be much better off when you let them go.
It's a serious character weakness to think you can get something of value for little or nothing, to believe that life will flood you with abundance when you won't commit yourself to delivering your best contribution in exchange. In fact, it's a safe bet that you'll subconsciously sabotage yourself f
I realized that my bliss and my heartbreak both point in the same direction. I follow my joy and my heartbreak simultaneously because theyâ€™re two sides of the same coin.
Your values are your current estimations of truth. They represent your answer to the question of how to live.
I got screwed over in some bad business deals, but as long as I focused on those past problems, I couldn't move forward. I had to let all of that go and forgive everyone and everything first.
Don't die without embracing the daring adventure your life is meant to be. You may go broke. You may experience failure and rejection repeatedly. You may endure multiple dysfunctional relationships. But these are all milestones along the path of a life lived courageously. They are your private victo
Planning allows you to mentally create a model of your future.
Fail your way forward. Recognize that Ready, fire, aim is superior to ready, aim, aim, aim. Straightforward trial and error produces better results than endless vacillating. If you're afraid to make decisions and act on them in the face of ambiguity and uncertainty, get a job. Failure's lessons are
Achieving meaningful goals requires that you commit your entire ass, not just one cheek.