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Incremental Change: Living Life with a Slight Edge
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How to Use the Slight Edge to Skyrocket Your Life Into the Stratosphere

I want you to imagine a penny.

A penny? Why do I have to imagine this?

Be patient…We’ll get to it in one second. But for now, visualize the penny in your mind’s eye.

Got a clear picture of it?

Once you do, I want you to visualize a million dollars. How does that look in comparison to the penny?

Massive, right? Makes the penny look insignificant.

Here’s another scenario. A wealthy relative of yours is dying. He has chosen you as the heir of his fortunes. Being the sympathetic uncle he is, he gives you a choice: a penny or a million dollars.

WITH a catch of course…

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Three Hidden Factors that Prevent You From Breaking Bad Habits
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Three Hidden Factors Preventing You From Breaking Bad Habits (and How to Overcome Them)

Breaking bad habits isn’t easy to do…but why?

I remember when I first started doing self-development, I felt pulled like a magnet – towards the path of least resistance. This was especially exaggerated when I was doing something that I found slightly beyond my comfort zone.

As you can imagine, this cycle is incredibly frustrating. I can wager that you’ve gone through this cycle of agony and despair many times, leading you to believe that breaking bad habits is impossible.

Turns out, it’s not entirely your fault. There are subtle and sly forces in our environment that prevent us from breaking bad habits and quitting them for good.

I’ve highlighted them in this article.

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The Real Secret Behind Increasing Your Productivity and Work Ethic

If you go into a bookstore or even type in “how to be productive” or “books on productivity” on Amazon, you’ll find a ton of resources related to being productive.

This is all well and good, but it doesn’t get at the cause. These books are only effects.

Stuff like sustained focus and the Tower Technique are tactics. They aren’t overall strategies. They aren’t mindsets.

They don’t address the root question most people have on their mind:

“Why am I not able to do what I have to do when I have to do it?”

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Becoming a Creative Force Through Daily Rituals and Creative Confidence
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How “Ordinary” People Can Become Creative Gods Through Daily Rituals

A solid routine fosters a well-worn groove for one’s mental energies and helps stave off the tyranny of moods. – Mason Currey

Our world is crying out for creative solutions to everyday problems.

The workplace and the home are two places we spend the most time…but these are two places where we feel creativity is “out of place”.

Why would this be?

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Seven Deadly Sins That Annihilate Your Attention, Personal Power, and Happiness
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7 Deadly Sins That Annihilate Your Attention, Personal Power, and Ultimately Your Happiness

Only 31% of Americans characterize themselves as “happy”.

For the most prosperous nation on earth with rising quality of living indexes across the board, that’s a piss poor rating. Why the fuck isn’t everyone happy?

Here’s why: happiness goes where attention flows.

The quality of your attention will determine the joy you get out of life. Period.

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How To Skyrocket Your Time Management With the Tower Technique

Time is the raw material from which you build your life. It’s given to all of us, free of charge.

You cannot buy more of what you have, you can only spend it (or waste it).

There’s a ton of time management systems out there teaching you how to make the most of your time. A lot of them repeat the same things we’ve been told as kids.

  • Reduce interruption
  • Don’t multitask
  • Plan ahead of time
  • “Focus”

You don’t need to be told these things.

You already know what to do to maximize your time. Whether or not you’ll do them…. that’s the real question.

I’m not going to add to the looooooooong list of time management techniques out there. I’ve already made a post about my view on time management.

Instead, I’m going to ask you to think about time management and its various techniques another way.

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