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  • Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry

Die Empty by Todd Henry

(click on book cover for more details) Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day by Todd Henry Published: April 2015 ISBN-10: 1591846994 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Know your purpose and devote most of your time to accomplish it. Actions define us [...]

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Don’t miss out on life – you have less time than you think

We don't know how much time we have During the holidays, New York City is packed with people - on the sidewalks, inside stores and in the subway. Usually, I fade the crowds out to get to where I want to go. But today, as I waded through tourists stopping to short to take [...]

Outgrowing Things (or The Real Reason Your Relationship is Falling Apart)

When you reflect on the year past, it's easy to focus on your accomplishments and what happened. What might be interesting to think about are the activities you stopped doing and what didn't happen. This past year, I no longer: Watch the Oscars, the NBA or go to movies Play basketball Spend time with certain friends [...]

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Let Your Light Shine

The most important decision you have to make every day is where you spend your time and energy. Every day you allocate these two precious resources and your current situation in life shows you how you're doing. To live your life to your fullest potential, you want to choose activities that provide the best return for [...]

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How to Jumpstart Your Life by Reinventing Yourself

You probably think your life could be better. It's not that it's bad. It's just not what you'll call "awesome". If you want to confirm this, answer this question: What have you been up to? If your answer is: Not much Same old Eh... or any other variation, then you may want to jumpstart your [...]

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How to Be Happier Today Than You Were Yesterday

When I ask parents what they want for their kids, the most popular answer I get is: “I just want my kids to be happy” In the United States Declaration of Independence, the unalienable rights of man are: “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” Look deeply at what you really want in life, I [...]

How to Be More Disciplined

If someone is next to you right now, ask them this question (if you’re by yourself, ask yourself): How can I be more disciplined? What was the answer? Was it something vague like “You just have to force yourself to do it”? Self-discipline is one of those overused words that people have a hard time [...]

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William Zinsser’s Commencement Speech at Wesleyan University 1988

Seventeen years before Steve Job's famous commencement address at Stanford in 2005, William Zinsser addressed the graduating class at Wesleyan University with a speech that was phenomenal. I came across this commencement address while writing up a recent interview I had with Mr. Zinsser. He told me about this speech in our interview and how it inspired [...]

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Fueled by Passion – Chuck Close

Imagine coming from a childhood where your teachers thought you were lazy and slow because you tested poorly (due to dyslexia), your peers alienated you because you were bad at sports and all the adults you live with fell ill or passed away before you became a teenager. Most people would apply for the victim [...]

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Focused Execution – How to Turn Dreams into Reality – Part 3

This is the final article of the How to Turn Dreams into Reality Series. If you haven't read Part 1 - Setting Proper Goals or Part 2 - Creating an Effective Plan or both, I recommend that you read them before moving on. By now, you should have a proper goal set and a plan [...]