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Author Archives: Andrew Halfacre
We’re three weeks into the new year and by now you’ve probably failed at all your fantastic resolutions. Good. Because now we can focus on doing the things that really excite us, instead of chasing the things we think we … Continue reading
Michael Lukiman has an interesting suggestion on Quora: I’m a neuroscience major, and this is what I think is the most simple, effective heuristic. Go for what you don’t want. Go for what you don’t want. Constantly. No excuses. Keep … Continue reading
Strive for perfection in everything you do. Take the best that exists and make it better. When it does not exist, design it. Sir Henry Royce
When you do not know what you want, you cannot easily differentiate between the work you need to do and work which you don’t need to do. You end up doing more work than you need to and, as pointed … Continue reading
The Problem With Goals You wouldn’t know it from browsing the self-help aisle of your local bookstore, but scientists are beginning to question whether focusing too much on goals runs counter to long-term performance and general well-being. In a Harvard Business … Continue reading
If you want to master multiple habits and stick to them for good, then you need to figure out how to be consistent. How can you do that? Well, here is one of the most robust findings from psychology research … Continue reading
Dick Bolles: When a woman is packing for a trip, she may throw in “this little frock, which can go anywhere.” Likewise, when a man is packing for a trip, he may throw in a dark blue blazer, again because … Continue reading
If one of the things you want is to improve your presentation skills, why not take a minute to consider Potential Energy:
“Steve was the most remarkably focused person I’ve ever met in my life,” Ive said. “And the thing with focus is, it’s not this thing you aspire to, or you decide on Monday, ‘You know, I’m going to be focused.’ … Continue reading