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Forbes: 15 Nighttime Self-Care Strategies To Get Prepared For A Busy Tomorrow

By As Seen On

Before I go to bed, I write down the five most critical tasks to be done the next day. In the morning, before checking email or making calls, I do those (and only those) tasks until they are complete, or until I hit a logical stopping point (e.g., when the next step is reliant upon external input or resources). Having accomplished this, I have much more energy to tackle the remaining list. Success breeds success.”

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MoxieCast 46: Shifting Sucky Beliefs, with David Taylor-Klaus

By As Seen On

On today’s episode, David and I talk about some really practical ways to:

  • Shift our beliefs to fulfil our potential;
  • Approach problem solving in a juicy new way;
  • and How we can quit being hardholics, already. Not everything has to be difficult to be worthwhile.

Some of my favourite bits of the show include:

  • Paranoia vs. Proanoia (say what?)
  • How to shift the sucky belief that if success is easeful, the outcome can’t be any good
  • An instant 3-step process to handle a challenging situation (it works!)

Grab your cuppa and join us! 

 

 

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Forbes: Feeling Isolated? 13 Ways To Combat Loneliness In Entrepreneurship

By As Seen On

You’re not alone in feeling alone. Loneliness is a common experience for entrepreneurs. The first step in combating loneliness, as in all challenges, is to acknowledge your feelings. The most critical step is next: Remove the judgment. Once you’ve acknowledged where you are and have given yourself a break for feeling that way, then you can begin to reach out and take action to change it.”

The overcalibrated leader endangers not just their livelihood, but their fulfillment and their sanity, as well. Think that over-dramatic? I’ve lived it. Ask me, and I’ll share my story…

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Episode 150: People claim to want to do something that matters, yet they measure themselves against things that don’t.

By Mindset Mondays

Episode #150 — Know Your Currencies! All too often, people use a single currency to evaluate success: money. That metric may show up as ‘deals closed’ or ‘projects won’ or ‘net worth’ or ‘savings amassed’ or even ‘money spent.’ No matter how people choose to label it, they’re still using money as their metric. Speaking…

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“Your Mindset Is NOT Set In Stone” on the Mastering Midlife Podcast with Mark J Silverman

By As Seen On

Mark and I discuss the concept of ‘mindset’ where our perceptions of the external are influenced by our own internal attitudes. I reveal why most people struggle with changing their mindset and explain how my recent book is designed to combat their resistance to change. I discusses the need for allowing time to learn new patterns of behavior where a ‘first go’ at new habits usually doesn’t stick. I also share my tips on setting boundaries around your own time resource to allow you to allocate your attention and energy to the different sections of your life in a more productive and rewarding way.

“When we change the lens through which we see the world, we change the way we experience it” — David Taylor Klaus

 

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Episode 149: Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished.

By Mindset Mondays

Mindset Mondays with DTK – Ep #149 — I’d Rather Fail Than Not Finish! As a long-distance road cyclist, I have noticed that as soon as the finish line becomes visible, I have this compulsion to accelerate. And, no, these are rides, not races. And the data reveal that that I am not alone: most…

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