Why do people lose motivation? There are many reasons, but one is feeling stressed and overwhelmed.
When things become overwhelming, it blocks your mind and prevents you from moving forward. You’re stuck because there are so many things to do, and you have totally no idea where to start.
It may be good to feel overwhelmed once in a while because you want to push yourself out of your comfort zone, but if this feeling persists, it may cause paralysis and immobilize you.
If you have one of...
How do you find your life’s purpose?
Is it something you can even find?
Do you have power over your life’s purpose and how it manifests?
Purpose is more self-defined. It doesn’t just pop up out of thin air.
I do believe there are some clues though that are right in front of us.
Throughout history, there has been enough knowledge and wisdom passed down that we can learn a thing or two from the legends before us.
There are hints right in front of us every day. Let’s...
“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” - Ray Kroc.
In the beginning of the year, I set three standards for our team:
Standards are much better than rules.
They’re guidelines to live by and something to hold each other accountable for.
They’re a foundation that are far superior to rules because they define morally correct and acceptable behavior.
Rules on the other hand,...
It's the beginning of a new month.
June is here, summer is right around the corner, and all our New Year's Resolutions are probably forgotten.
Hopefully not! I still have my 2021 goals and I'm proud of the progress I've made. I'm still working towards greater success, but I'm also celebrating the micro-wins along the way.
Anyway, when it comes to goal setting, monthly goals are the most powerful in my opinion.
They're not too far away where they take years to accomplish, but are still...
How do you stay focused in a world that’s constantly distracting you?
And how do you stay disciplined towards your goals and what really matters to you?
In this blog I’m going to break down 4 key areas (steps) you can implement TODAY to start seeing an increase in discipline and focus.
What is discipline?
Discipline is one of the most important personality traits in everyone's life. Discipline creates habits, habits make routines, and routines become who you are daily.
There’s a misconception about motivation. I hear people say all the time that “motivation isn’t important”.
Why are people downplaying the importance of motivation?
I think it’s because they’ve been misguided.
There are a plethora of reasons why, such as motivational speakers or motivational videos on social media, but I would like to challenge you to embrace this article with a beginner's mindset and forget everything you know about motivation.
There are several mental models or frameworks when it comes to learning and mastering new skills.
In the book High-Performance Habits by Brendon Burchard, he introduces a concept called "progressive mastery" which are the 10 Steps to Mastery.
He describes it as the key to becoming world-class at any skill.
Progressive mastery isn't just about repeating a skill over and over again though. Repetition itself rarely leads to high performance.
For example, in the book "Peak" or even "The Talent...
Do you ever feel emotionally, physically or mentally drained going throughout your day?
Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed?
Maybe a lack of joy and enthusiasm for life itself...
Even if you don’t, these 3 tips will help you feel more alive throughout your day!
It's easy to get caught up in life where we're just going through the motions. As a result, we tend to lose focus on what's really important to us and what truly drives our energy.
If you implement these 3 strategies into your...
According to Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, there are two different types of goals.
Performance goals are goals in which a person strives to obtain competence in a task either to gain favorable judgments or to avoid negative judgments from other people.
Learning goals on the other hand, are goals in which a person strives to gain competence in a given activity to understand something new or to increase their skills or understanding in this area.
According to research, there are two factors that help people achieve their goals and the behavior change they desire, which are incentives and accountability.
A recent study on accountability was done by the Association for Talent Development and what they found was, people have these following probabilities of completing a goal by taking these actions: