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  • Self-improvement
    In the past I didn t like my room at all because I thought it was messy and dull A few years ago I decided this was the end of it I started on a Mega Room Revamp project and overhauled my room The end result A room I totally relish being in and inspires me to be at my peak every day See Full Story on lifehack org Filed Under Career Progression Tagged With Growth personal growth Self improvement 27 Tips for Mastering Anything 10 June 2014 by Digital Curator Leave a Comment What does it take to become a master at your craft Is genius innate or can it be learned In his book Mastery Robert Greene draws from the latest research interviews modern masters and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein Leonardo da Vinci and Mozart to discover what it takes to achieve excellence He argues that success is within anyone s reach if they have discipline patience and follow a number of important steps With permission from Greene we ve excerpted the following tips for mastering anything from his book 1 Find your life s task Many people have an intense feeling about what they re best at Too often they re driven away from it by other people The first step is to trust yourself and aim your career path at what s unique about you Leonardo da Vinci didn t come into his own as an artist alone but when he followed his childhood curiosity about everything he became an advisor and expert in subjects from architecture to anatomy for his patrons 2 Rather than compete in a crowded field find a niche where you can dominate Legendary neuroscientist V S Ramachandran was at once a restless and dissatisfied professor of psychology What was supposed to be a calling felt like a job When he began the study of phantom limbs and anomalous brain disorders he found questions about the brain and consciousness that fascinate him to this day Find your perfect niche and stand out 3 Rebel against the wrong path and use that anger as motivation Mozart was a child prodigy on the piano At a very young age his domineering father toured Europe with him When he discovered a talent for unique composition his father suppressed it It wasn t until he rejected his father entirely that he became a master We are often attracted to the wrong things whether it be money fame or approval 4 Love your subject at a very basic level The things that transfixed you as a child that you found most exciting was not a passing fancy but a message about what you re supposed to do For Marie Curie it was wandering into her father s laboratory and being fascinated by his instruments 5 Find the ideal apprenticeship Charles Darwin was a mediocre student He scraped by in school more interested in specimens than classes When the chance to join an

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  • The Courage to Live Consciously
    fear in the future So the more you avoid asking someone out on a date the more paralyzed you ll feel about taking such actions in the future You are literally conditioning yourself to become more timid and mouse like Such avoidance behavior causes stagnation in the long run As you get older you reinforce your fear reactions to the point where it s hard to even imagine yourself standing up to your fears You begin taking your fears for granted they become real to you You cocoon yourself into a life that insulates you from all these fears a stable but unhappy marriage a job that doesn t require you to take risks an income that keeps you comfortable Then you rationalize your behavior You have a family to support and can t take risks you re too old to shift careers you can t lose weight because you have fat genes Five years ten years twenty years pass and you realize that your life hasn t changed all that much You ve settled down All that s really left now is to live out the remainder of your years as contently as possible and then settle yourself into the ground where you ll finally achieve total safety and security But there s something else going on behind the scenes isn t there That tiny voice in the back of your mind recalls that this isn t the kind of life you wanted to live It wants more much more It wants you to become far wealthier to have an outstanding relationship to get your body in peak physical condition to learn new skills to travel the world to have lots of wonderful friends to help people in need to make a meaningful difference That voice tells you that settling into a job where you sell widgets the rest of your life just won t cut it That voice frowns at you when you catch a glance of your oversized belly in the mirror or get winded going up a flight of stairs It beams disappointment when it sees what s become of your family It tells you that the reason you have trouble motivating yourself is that you aren t doing what you really ought to be doing with your life because you re afraid And if you refuse to listen it will always be there nagging you about your mediocre results until you die full of regrets for what might have been So how do you respond to this ornery voice that won t shut up What do you do when confronted by that gut feeling that something just isn t right in your life What s your favorite way to silence it Maybe drown it out by watching TV listening to the radio working long hours at an unfulfilling job or consuming alcohol and caffeine and sugar But whenever you do this you lower your level of consciousness You sink closer towards an instinctive animal and

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  • Courage
    to avoid facing the fear in the future So the more you avoid asking someone out on a date the more paralyzed you ll feel about taking such actions in the future You are literally conditioning yourself to become more timid and mouse like Such avoidance behavior causes stagnation in the long run As you get older you reinforce your fear reactions to the point where it s hard to even imagine yourself standing up to your fears You begin taking your fears for granted they become real to you You cocoon yourself into a life that insulates you from all these fears a stable but unhappy marriage a job that doesn t require you to take risks an income that keeps you comfortable Then you rationalize your behavior You have a family to support and can t take risks you re too old to shift careers you can t lose weight because you have fat genes Five years ten years twenty years pass and you realize that your life hasn t changed all that much You ve settled down All that s really left now is to live out the remainder of your years as contently as possible and then settle yourself into the ground where you ll finally achieve total safety and security But there s something else going on behind the scenes isn t there That tiny voice in the back of your mind recalls that this isn t the kind of life you wanted to live It wants more much more It wants you to become far wealthier to have an outstanding relationship to get your body in peak physical condition to learn new skills to travel the world to have lots of wonderful friends to help people in need to make a meaningful difference That voice tells you that settling into a job where you sell widgets the rest of your life just won t cut it That voice frowns at you when you catch a glance of your oversized belly in the mirror or get winded going up a flight of stairs It beams disappointment when it sees what s become of your family It tells you that the reason you have trouble motivating yourself is that you aren t doing what you really ought to be doing with your life because you re afraid And if you refuse to listen it will always be there nagging you about your mediocre results until you die full of regrets for what might have been So how do you respond to this ornery voice that won t shut up What do you do when confronted by that gut feeling that something just isn t right in your life What s your favorite way to silence it Maybe drown it out by watching TV listening to the radio working long hours at an unfulfilling job or consuming alcohol and caffeine and sugar But whenever you do this you lower your level of consciousness You sink closer towards

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  • Fear
    to avoid facing the fear in the future So the more you avoid asking someone out on a date the more paralyzed you ll feel about taking such actions in the future You are literally conditioning yourself to become more timid and mouse like Such avoidance behavior causes stagnation in the long run As you get older you reinforce your fear reactions to the point where it s hard to even imagine yourself standing up to your fears You begin taking your fears for granted they become real to you You cocoon yourself into a life that insulates you from all these fears a stable but unhappy marriage a job that doesn t require you to take risks an income that keeps you comfortable Then you rationalize your behavior You have a family to support and can t take risks you re too old to shift careers you can t lose weight because you have fat genes Five years ten years twenty years pass and you realize that your life hasn t changed all that much You ve settled down All that s really left now is to live out the remainder of your years as contently as possible and then settle yourself into the ground where you ll finally achieve total safety and security But there s something else going on behind the scenes isn t there That tiny voice in the back of your mind recalls that this isn t the kind of life you wanted to live It wants more much more It wants you to become far wealthier to have an outstanding relationship to get your body in peak physical condition to learn new skills to travel the world to have lots of wonderful friends to help people in need to make a meaningful difference That voice tells you that settling into a job where you sell widgets the rest of your life just won t cut it That voice frowns at you when you catch a glance of your oversized belly in the mirror or get winded going up a flight of stairs It beams disappointment when it sees what s become of your family It tells you that the reason you have trouble motivating yourself is that you aren t doing what you really ought to be doing with your life because you re afraid And if you refuse to listen it will always be there nagging you about your mediocre results until you die full of regrets for what might have been So how do you respond to this ornery voice that won t shut up What do you do when confronted by that gut feeling that something just isn t right in your life What s your favorite way to silence it Maybe drown it out by watching TV listening to the radio working long hours at an unfulfilling job or consuming alcohol and caffeine and sugar But whenever you do this you lower your level of consciousness You sink closer towards

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  • Greatness
    to avoid facing the fear in the future So the more you avoid asking someone out on a date the more paralyzed you ll feel about taking such actions in the future You are literally conditioning yourself to become more timid and mouse like Such avoidance behavior causes stagnation in the long run As you get older you reinforce your fear reactions to the point where it s hard to even imagine yourself standing up to your fears You begin taking your fears for granted they become real to you You cocoon yourself into a life that insulates you from all these fears a stable but unhappy marriage a job that doesn t require you to take risks an income that keeps you comfortable Then you rationalize your behavior You have a family to support and can t take risks you re too old to shift careers you can t lose weight because you have fat genes Five years ten years twenty years pass and you realize that your life hasn t changed all that much You ve settled down All that s really left now is to live out the remainder of your years as contently as possible and then settle yourself into the ground where you ll finally achieve total safety and security But there s something else going on behind the scenes isn t there That tiny voice in the back of your mind recalls that this isn t the kind of life you wanted to live It wants more much more It wants you to become far wealthier to have an outstanding relationship to get your body in peak physical condition to learn new skills to travel the world to have lots of wonderful friends to help people in need to make a meaningful difference That voice tells you that settling into a job where you sell widgets the rest of your life just won t cut it That voice frowns at you when you catch a glance of your oversized belly in the mirror or get winded going up a flight of stairs It beams disappointment when it sees what s become of your family It tells you that the reason you have trouble motivating yourself is that you aren t doing what you really ought to be doing with your life because you re afraid And if you refuse to listen it will always be there nagging you about your mediocre results until you die full of regrets for what might have been So how do you respond to this ornery voice that won t shut up What do you do when confronted by that gut feeling that something just isn t right in your life What s your favorite way to silence it Maybe drown it out by watching TV listening to the radio working long hours at an unfulfilling job or consuming alcohol and caffeine and sugar But whenever you do this you lower your level of consciousness You sink closer towards

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  • Live Consciously
    to avoid facing the fear in the future So the more you avoid asking someone out on a date the more paralyzed you ll feel about taking such actions in the future You are literally conditioning yourself to become more timid and mouse like Such avoidance behavior causes stagnation in the long run As you get older you reinforce your fear reactions to the point where it s hard to even imagine yourself standing up to your fears You begin taking your fears for granted they become real to you You cocoon yourself into a life that insulates you from all these fears a stable but unhappy marriage a job that doesn t require you to take risks an income that keeps you comfortable Then you rationalize your behavior You have a family to support and can t take risks you re too old to shift careers you can t lose weight because you have fat genes Five years ten years twenty years pass and you realize that your life hasn t changed all that much You ve settled down All that s really left now is to live out the remainder of your years as contently as possible and then settle yourself into the ground where you ll finally achieve total safety and security But there s something else going on behind the scenes isn t there That tiny voice in the back of your mind recalls that this isn t the kind of life you wanted to live It wants more much more It wants you to become far wealthier to have an outstanding relationship to get your body in peak physical condition to learn new skills to travel the world to have lots of wonderful friends to help people in need to make a meaningful difference That voice tells you that settling into a job where you sell widgets the rest of your life just won t cut it That voice frowns at you when you catch a glance of your oversized belly in the mirror or get winded going up a flight of stairs It beams disappointment when it sees what s become of your family It tells you that the reason you have trouble motivating yourself is that you aren t doing what you really ought to be doing with your life because you re afraid And if you refuse to listen it will always be there nagging you about your mediocre results until you die full of regrets for what might have been So how do you respond to this ornery voice that won t shut up What do you do when confronted by that gut feeling that something just isn t right in your life What s your favorite way to silence it Maybe drown it out by watching TV listening to the radio working long hours at an unfulfilling job or consuming alcohol and caffeine and sugar But whenever you do this you lower your level of consciousness You sink closer towards

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  • 5 Steps To Defining Your Own Success
    wanted what my market was how many hours I would be working And that was a key lesson to learn In order to achieve success you must define it You re probably thinking Well duh right now And when you realise it it s so simple to understand But the reason a lot of us fail and we don t achieve success is simply this We don t know what success is we just know we want it So with that in mind I worked hard on what success looked like for me What I wanted to achieve how I wanted to do it and why it was important to me It lead me to complete my first book start my freelance writing career and rekindle my love for blogging Now it s time for you to do the same To truly understand what success is to you and how to make it drive you forward All you need is somewhere to write your thoughts and 10 minutes of your time 5 Steps To Defining Your Own Success Step 1 Ask Yourself The Question What does success look like Write down whatever springs to mind Think about what success actually looks like for you It can be as big and bold as you like or if you can t think of an answer leave it blank We ll be coming back to this later Done Good Step 2 Forget What Other People Think This step is the most crucial Did your parents ever used to make you measure your growth on a doorframe next to your siblings to see how much you d grown and mark it off each month against each other With the biggest sibling always rubbing in the fact they had that third of an inch of height over you That s how most of us view success That we re being measured against each other and that someone with slightly more success is further ahead than we are or that they re better than us in some way The truth Other people s success doesn t matter Success to them is not success to you and the other way around It is not measured in money sports cars or bragging rights it s measured purely against what you want Forget what other people want or other people s successes for a second and remember the question what does success look like to you Is it having more time with kids Getting a promotion Owning a new car Moving house Having the money to redecorate the bathroom Having the freedom to travel whenever you want Being able to play Golf on a Wednesday morning You can only define it against your life and what suits you If it s money and fast cars feel free to measure it in that But make sure it s something that you wholeheartedly want It ll keep you from quitting when times get hard Step 3 Get Specific In this step

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  • Steps
    s measured purely against what you want Forget what other people want or other people s successes for a second and remember the question what does success look like to you Is it having more time with kids Getting a promotion Owning a new car Moving house Having the money to redecorate the bathroom Having the freedom to travel whenever you want Being able to play Golf on a Wednesday morning You can only define it against your life and what suits you If it s money and fast cars feel free to measure it in that But make sure it s something that you wholeheartedly want It ll keep you from quitting when times get hard Step 3 Get Specific In this step I really want you to get in to depth with what it is you want You ve decided what success looks like to you now begin to create the scene in your head I ll use spending more time with your kids as an example What days would you spend with your kids Would it be a whole day an afternoon or a few days What would you do Where would you go Would the days be sunny or rainy Would your partner be there or just you on your own Do you need a certain amount of money And so on and so forth The more specific you make it in your mind the more attached to it you become It becomes real focused and a part of your life When times get tough you just picture yourself pushing you kids on the swings or whatever your success looks like and it keeps you moving forward People fail at diets and workout plans because they don t know how they want to look at the other end They want to be lighter fitter and healthier of course But those terms mean nothing to you if they aren t tangible Fitting in to a size 32 Jean is more achievable than dropping weight off your waist See Full Story on addicted2success com Filed Under Career Progression Dating Entrepreneurship Tagged With Self development Steps Success Work How To Build Your Board Of Advisors A 3 Step Approach 22 October 2013 by Digital Curator Leave a Comment Step one is to find your first advisor who will be your bouncing board to others Nearly every person who wants to start a company knows someone else who is successful has valuable connections and will help out as a favor Don t know anyone Cast a broad net Go through your current network including family and friends and ask them to refer you to a successful entrepreneur At this point it doesn t matter what industry they are in as long as they have the overall experience Let them know that there will be no meetings to attend or tasks to complete All you are looking for are individuals whom you can call or email occasionally to ask specific questions

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