How to Choose Your Battles and Win the Big War

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A while back, I met this guy who was weirdly negative and filled with contempt for others. Even though he is highly successful by conventional terms — he has built successful businesses and is a multi-millionaire — he kept putting people down with every other statement made. For example, after knowing that I coach and blog, he began to put down...

How to Stop Analysis Paralysis and Make Great Decisions Quickly

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How are you when it comes to decision making? Do you spend a long time thinking over every single thing? Are you often afraid to make the wrong move? Do you feel the need to analyze every option? Do you sometimes miss perfectly good opportunities or waste time due to your meticulousness? If so, congratulations — you “suffer”...

‘I’m a Fraud’ – 7 Tips to Overcome the Impostor Syndrome

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During a recent run of my Anti-Procrastination Course, I was working with participants to uncover their inner resistances. A participant shared this belief, “I’m a fraud.” Even though she wants to build her coaching practice and host retreats worldwide, there are times when she procrastinates because she feels unconfident about what she’s trying to do. She says, “[I feel as...

One Man’s Impact in the World

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Some days it’s easy to undermine our impact in this world, especially when we’re just one person living in a world of 7 billion people. Yet, each and everyone of us has an impact on the world by virtue of living in it. Even when we think that we’re just quietly living out our life and being...

Disconnect

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In a world where everyone is increasingly connected, I feel oddly disconnected. While we have Facebook that links us with people, I feel that social media has become more of a tool for low level transmissions and knee jerk reactions. Because most social media channels (by most, I guess I really mean FB) showcase posts that...

The Toddler Strategy

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A while back I read this interesting piece on Seth Godin’s blog about the toddler strategy. He says most people don’t get too upset with what a 2-year-old says to them. That’s because a 2-year-old is just a toddler, with little understanding of the world, just forming his/her first experiences of life. A 2-year-old may say something ridiculous, like remarking on someone’s shortcomings...