I want you to keep trying -- no matter how discouraged you get. You'll be amazed at the life you can lead when you stop looking for the easy way out of life's chokehold, and instead, persevere in spite of it.
Take more risks. I'm begging you. The most powerful action you'll ever take is one that you're not 100 percent certain about. The most powerful sentence you'll ever say is, "Let's just see what happens."
Today, we're going to explore the working processes of three of the world's most creative people: Pablo Picasso, Stephen King and Albert Einstein -- and learn how you can apply their creativity secrets directly to your own life.
Whether you accomplish three out of seven things of the day...or three out of three....you're still completing the SAME amount of work -- but one list leaves you feeling empty and dissatisfied, while the other leaves you confident and happy with your daily progress.
Early risers really do have a distinct advantage when it comes to mental clarity, acuity and energy. Simply put: Waking up early works better than any other strategy for becoming more productive. But you have to make sure you get enough sleep to back it up. So get to bed!
To have the clarity to make smarter decisions, we have to stop worrying so much about things that are outside of our locus of control and instead, only focus on the things that we can control. Period. We have to mentally clean house.
Too often we just "hear" somebody, barely able to contain our interjection, grateful when we can finally say the line we've been planning to blurt out. Stop that -- listen and respond to what's actually being said. Interact in real time.