It's comforting to imagine that superstars in their fields were just born better equipped than the rest of us. When a co-worker loses 20 pounds, or a friend runs a marathon while completing a huge project at work, we assume they have more grit, more willpower, more innate talent, and above all, more motivation to see their goals through.The Motivation Myth overturns the beloved (but false) idea that motivation leads to success, and offers practical advice that anyone can use to stop stalling and start working on their dreams.
This might sound familiar to you, you start each workday with a lengthy list of tasks, there’s a lot to do, but you are confident that every item can be completed. Then something unexpected comes up. Next thing you know, the day is almost over. You work hard at a frantic
There comes a time in the lives of those destined for greatness when they must stand before the mirror of meaning and ask, Why, having been endowed with the courageous heart of a lion, do we live like mice? We must look squarely into our own tired eyes and examine why
Getting Things Done inspires you to put all this into a new behavior set that will blow your mind. This is a vaccination against day-to-day fire-fighting, the so-called urgent and crisis demands of any given work, and an antidote for the imbalance many people bring upon themselves: that is how people
If you’re willing to stay the course, who you are is more than enough to accomplish anything you want.
The road to success is filled with countless hours of work, determination and sacrifice. But on the bright side, it’s also filled with countless opportunities to feel good about what you have accomplished, each and every day along the way.
It’s easy, and extremely tempting when you’re rationalizing your own lack of success, to assume successful people have some intangible quality-ideas, talent, drive, skills, creativity, etc. But the truth is, talent reveals itself only in hindsight.
Know that when you fall in love with the process, you don’t just succeed, you become the success itself; you don’t just start a business, you’re an entrepreneur; you don’t just write, you’re an author.
The key to learning is to make small changes, evaluate the results, discard what doesn’t work, and further refine what does work.
To succeed, you don’t have to be braver than other people; you just need to find the strength to keep moving forward.
The only difference between incredibly successful people and the rest of us, is that they found a way to put aside their uncertainties, and try.