Nine Things Successful People Do Differently, by Heidi Grant Halvorson


This wonderful little book is the best practical goal-setting book I have ever read. It outlines a goal-setting strategy that’s backed by solid scientific research, and gives you nine simple things you can do to be more productive and achieve your goals. This book goes far beyond simplistic g...

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently


The old way of setting goals was to sit down every January and set your goals for the next 12 months. But that doesn’t work anymore because the world is changing so fast. This means goals quickly become irrelevant and it’s too easy to get sidetracked by other priorities. In this webinar, you wi...

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Nine Things Successful People Do Differently


The old way of setting goals was to sit down every January and set your goals for the next 12 months. But that doesn’t work anymore because the world is changing so fast. This means goals quickly become irrelevant and it’s too easy to get sidetracked by other priorities. In this webinar, you wi...

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The Power of Habit – by Charles Duhigg


This fascinating book combines three of my favourite elements: Practical ideas, backed by strong research, relayed by powerful stories. Duhigg’s one big idea in the book is that our habits can be broken down into three factors: A cue that triggers the habit, a routine that we subconsciously ...

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Get the Most Out of Every Book You Read and Every Conference You Attend


When you attend a conference, do you make lots of notes to take action later – but most of them don’t get done? Or do you read a great business book and intend to put some of the ideas into action – but never find the time to do them? The trouble with having one big list of action...

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The Hedonist’s Guide To Getting Things Done: Goal Setting Made Easy


Most goal-setting programs are hard. The system might sound easy, but achieving the goals is difficult. It usually takes discipline, willpower, a strong mindset, hard work, sacrifice and struggle. No wonder most people fail at their goals or New Year’s Resolutions! I’ve got a different ...

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The #1 Daily Habit That Makes You More Productive


There’s a story (possibly apocryphal) about Charles Schwab, the head of Bethlehem Steel in the 1930s, seeking help to become more effective. Management consultant I. V. Lee gave him a simple piece of advice, with a request that Schwab try it and then pay him whatever he thought it was worth. ...

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Goal Setting That Works


The old rules for goal setting don’t work in our fast-changing world. Even if you set a compelling goal, it’s too easy to be distracted, interrupted, and sidetracked before you even come close to achieving it. Fortunately, there are science-backed strategies to boost productivity and pr...

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How To Deal With Change


(Image: Phil Whitehouse) We’re all going through massive and unprecedented change, and it can sometimes be uncertain, frustrating, frightening, and stressful. The people who deal with it best aren’t just born with that ability. They use scientifically-proven strategies to cope with, man...

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How To Get Things Done When Everybody Keeps Interrupting You


In our fast-paced, always-on world, interruptions and distractions are a fact of life. You’ll find plenty of advice about how to “manage” other people who interrupt you, but you’ll always be fighting a losing battle that way. Instead of trying to control others, here are some practical idea...

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