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Digitally Distracted? 4 Tips to Conquer Screen Hopping

Is our technological boom derailing your ability to achieve success by hijacking all your time and your emotional stability?

Ask yourself:

  • Are you unable to perform concentrated work for 25 minutes without changing screens?
  • Do you find yourself constantly checking email or social media updates every minute?
  • Are you impatient when something doesn’t happen within nanoseconds?
  • Does frustration or despair dominate your emotional state when goals or desired outcomes don’t instantaneously manifest?

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3 Powerful Lessons from ‘Hidden Figures’

Based on the historically accurate book  written by Margaret Lee Shelterly, Hidden Figures, directed by Ted Medfli  is a film that stirs your soul with admiration and inspiration for the three trailblazing African-American heroines who worked as mathematicians at NASA during the early years of the space program back in the early 1960s.

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A sure-fire strategy to boost your productivity.

If you are feeling stuck, stymied, or dissatisfied with the lack of progress in achieving one of your goals, try infusing your routine with a sprint commitment.

What is a sprint commitment?

Drawing on my experience with athletics, it is a focused, short-term burst of activity which challenges you to accelerate your momentum and surpass your status quo.

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Challenge Yourself with one of these 7 Dares.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day highlights an opportunity for us to reflect on our community, our hopes and dreams, and our path to a better future.

The Reverend King inspires us to not only pursue our dreams and goals, but also to fight against injustice and social inequity. He challenges us to become agitators.

In his Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. King talks about his desire to foster tension because the community has become complacent.   He is referenced as an “outside agitator.”

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Here’s how to turn a “Have to” into a “Want to”

Be honest.

Do you find yourself thinking, “I have to do this! while deep inside you are dragging, resisting, or avoiding every possible step to actually do the task at hand?  

Do you ever think, “they are making me do this?”  “They”  could be your teacher assigning you homework, your boss giving you an undesirable project, your parents requiring some family obligation, or your church group, friends, or the I.R.S. requiring some action on your part.

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Amateur or Pro – How committed are you to your work?

“There is a difference between interest and commitment.
When you are interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient.
When you are committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.”

~ Kenneth Blanchard

This concept of interest vs commitment, hobby vs career, amateur vs professional are important dichotomies to consider when you reflect on what gives meaning and purpose to your life. They encourage you to consider where you are spending your most precious resource: your time.

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Conquer your distraction with these simple habits

Are Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest, Linkedin, Instagram and Twitter screen-sucking your time away from important tasks and goals?

Now more than ever human nature is being wired for distraction making it increasingly difficult to maintain focus on a task for more than just a few minutes.

In our mushrooming digital world, technology is hijacking our most precious asset – our time.  Most of us are bombarded with various beeps, chirps and push notifications from our technological devices “demanding” our immediate attention.  Pop-ups and sponsored advertisements appear constantly in news feeds and on websites.  Social media companies are driving our addiction to stay online all the time.  

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Are you on track with your New Year’s resolutions?

Remember those New Year’s resolutions you set back in January 2016?  

Remember how important they were to you and how determined you were to achieve them?

It is time to take an honest look at where you are now in completing those goals.  

According to John Norcross and Dominic Vangarelli close to 60% of people will drop their resolutions by 6 months reverting back to old behaviors and habits.  Peter Herman concluded that many people don’t achieve their goals because of “false hope syndrome.” This means that there is a fundamental difference between the goal and your personal belief that you are capable of reaching it.

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Do you have an Olympian mindset?

Like many of you, for the past two weeks I was glued to the television watching with tremendous admiration athletes of all races, from both third world and first world countries, share the stage in performing extraordinary athletic feats under intense pressure and competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Savoring this fleeting glimpse into the accomplishments of these world class athletes, my hope was that their dedication, commitment, and drive would become a source of motivation that would propel me forward to new heights and personal bests.

I wondered:

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Live Better. Smarter. More Fulfilled.

Drawing on the latest in neuroscience, positive and cognitive psychology, and behavioral science, New Habit Mindset offers you key information to take actionable steps to create better results and achieve your goals in your life.

If you are like me, you know that there are areas in your life where you have settled, where you are operating at your status quo. And in order to move ahead you know that you are going to need that extra motivation and courage to take action because new results are going to require change.  In order to improve your life and achieve your goals,  you will need to need to learn new habits and new thoughts that will work for you.

I love this quote: 

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Your mind is incredibly powerful.  Did you know that you have about 60,000 thoughts per day?  And 95% of those thoughts are the same as what you had yesterday? All of us, even those who have achieved their own version of success are running on running our lives on autopilot.

Achieving better results and your ambition goals begins by addressing what going on inside your head: what are your thoughts, emotions, habits and stories that you  are telling yourself that are not working for you.   Where do you get stuck?  What are you saying, what words are you using, what is your body language, and what is going on in your environment?

Here are some ways to get started: 

  1. Take my free course which is online anytime.

    This course is designed to give you the tools to help you achieve your goals and feel happier, confident and more fulfilled.

Success Mindset: How To Conquer your Mental Roadblocks

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Learn some of the latest research and proven techniques to help you achieve your goals:

  • Uncover your reality distortions
  • Develop mental strength by developing a growth mindset
  • Learn how word choice can determine your outlook
  • Gain confidence and resilience
  • Discover better habits to serve you in achieving your dreams

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