Why You Should Ditch Your Work-Life Balance

“Seen as something we ultimately attain, balance is actually something we constantly do. A ‘balanced life’ is a myth — a misleading concept most accept as a worthy and attainable goal without ever stopping to truly consider it.” — Gary Keller & Jay Papasan, The ONE Thing Work-life balance is a seductive
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66 Days and Counting: Beat the Finish Line Blues by Starting Again

Congratulations on reaching this, the final day of your 66 Day Challenge. Chances are, if you’ve come this far, you’re either reached your goal and established a routine or you’re nearly there. “So,” you might be thinking, “This is it. I’m supposed to be happy and successful now, right?” Well,
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Reaching Financial Goals by Doing Nothing

Use Your Do Nothing Option to Get Further With Your Financial Goals

Doing nothing is not an option. Turns out that old saying isn’t quite true. A recent study found that when “doing nothing” is an option people are actually more inclined to take action in the face of adversity. We’ll show you the science behind the “do nothing” option and how
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Can Boredom Help You Set New Goals?

As the summer begins to wind down, are you finding yourself becoming a little bored? Do the projects that once fired you up now leave you with little motivation? No need to worry, you’re not the only one! Instead of distracting yourself from boredom, use it to your advantage. Researchers
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Living Your Golden Years with Purpose

Most people look at retirement as a time to kick back and relax. You’ve earned it, right? While relaxation is an important part of retirement, having a strong purpose is the real driving force behind living a good life in your golden years. Setting Goals in Your Senior Years There’s
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Buried Alive by Too Many Things: A TOT Tale of Terror

The alarm screams, jolting me awake. I wrestle the phone to silence and then lay, joints stiff, thinking about the day ahead. The kids Zoom with their teacher at nine, right? If I get them settled, then maybe I can go over the notes for my report. My chest constricts.
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Why Checking Things Off Your List is Making You Less Productive at Home

First there were miniature memo pads and pencils, now we have note-taking apps that go with us everywhere on our smartphones. Making lists of what needs to get done around the house and at work can help us remember all the to-dos, but it can also keep us from focusing
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From First to Worst, Why it Pays to Start with a Bad Idea

If you’re trying to come up with a fresh idea, it’s often hard to know where to start. That’s why we suggest you begin with your worst idea first. It’s called “reverse thinking” and we think your ONE Thing this week should be to see where it takes you. It
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Yes, There is Such Thing as a Stupid Question

Yep, you read that right. There is a way to ask a stupid question: asking the wrong one. When we aren’t able to get the information we need from the questions we ask, there’s room for improvement in the way we pose our questions. Asking the right questions can improve
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Family Considerations Before You Freelance

When deciding what ONE Thing you can do for your job or business such that by doing it, everything else would be easier or unnecessary, consider this: national statistics show that many industries are beginning to experience a dramatic shift toward a freelance-driven workforce. The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently
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