Personal Effectiveness

What Optimists Do Differently

What do optimists do differently than pessimists? They are unrealistic. They ignore their failures. And that’s how optimistis succeed where others fail.

By April 17, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →

Vowing Doesn’t Work, But Concrete Plans Do

Plans increase success. Is there something you’ve been meaning to do, but haven’t yet done? I vow to do this. I swear I’ll do that. I’m going to do this. Vowing isn’t the answer. Vivid, concrete plans are. Visualize, in a concrete way, how you’re going to carry it out.

By April 6, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Willpower Needs Help

Willpower isn’t something you have or you don’t. You just need to nurture and help it along. If you have a Growth-Mindset then you believe that you can improve your willpower by learning more effective strategies.

By March 23, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →