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Cranking

Lets talk about getting more work done without burning ourselves out. Cranking is a helpful tool in the form of a mindset that we can use to “turn on” our ability to be very productive when it is time to get work done. We…

Cat Herding and the Need for Structure

If you are anything like me, you wake up each morning in a different mood. I would argue that this is basically the same as waking up as a completely different person, each day. Who you are today is in many ways completely different…

Visualization and Focus

We can accomplish more when we are free from distractions and are able to visualize ourselves succeeding in our mind. When we have distractions out of the way, we are able to focus on getting the things done that matter, which is our daily…

Life is a Game of Skills

We can enhance the quality of our lives by enhancing our skills. Developing a skill is only a matter of practice and we can build practice into our lives through our daily habits. We start by breaking down the macro skill into its micro…

Flow

It is important that we understand the concept of Flow during our journey of building Dream Habits. Flow is a term coined by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. The concept describes the state of mind we go into when our current challenge is “just outside” of our…

Expanded Habits

The Expanded Habit concept is simple. You first determine what goal, dream or identity you want to take on in your life. Then you commit yourself to developing a simple foundational habit over the next 30 days that you can then expand upon and…

The Power of Small Wins

Big wins are very nice, but they are often unrealistic and our dependence on them can often lead us down paths that guarantee failure. Failure is good, but not guaranteed failure. We do not want to set ourselves up so that every time we…