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[31 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
How to Use Productivity to Gain Respect & Build Self-Esteem

“When people see that you’re focused – that you’re disciplined, action-oriented individual serious about building something important – they’re literally HARDWIRED to respect, admire and trust you…”

Motivation, Uncategorized »

[30 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Hidden Benefits of Getting Focused & Secret Side-Profits of Self-Discipline (part ONE)

“…while many of us are familiar with the TASKS that lead to greater productivity, very, very few of us (maybe like 5-7%) are truly familiar with all of the BENEFITS that it consequentially provides.”

Psychology, Uncategorized »

[29 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Why This Blog Focuses on Time-Management & Self-Discipline, NOT All the Other Random Topics I Used to Touch On…

Interestingly, many “life coaches” and “spiritual gurus” (including religious leaders of a traditional sort) have a slave-like, pathological relationship with their followers, and me narrowing my focus is an attempt to avoid that dynamic.

Classics, Recommended Scrolls (Book Reviews) »

[26 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
KINDERGARTEN SOCIETY: On the Cultural De-Valuation of Maturity & Adulthood…

Even though this is more social-critique then actual productivity advice, I’m bringing it back so you can see how the two overlap. In other words, people conditioned to value youthfulness over maturity will also (subconsciously) value entertainment and distraction over work and getting results.

Get Focused, News, Recommended Scrolls (Book Reviews), Uncategorized »

[25 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
FREE Preview from My Upcoming Book (On Discovering Purpose & Becoming Purpose-Oriented)

If you’re having trouble staying disciplined, your goals may not be as rooted in you as they they could be, or (if they are) that you may of lost sight of that orientation.

Get Focused, Recommended Scrolls (Book Reviews), Videos »

[24 Aug 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
NEW VIDEO: How to NOT Notice You’re in an Earthquake (A Lesson in Concentration, pt.3)

“Therefore, the goals you set should not only be centered in meaningful purpose, but also in activities that center YOU into a flowing state…into activities that allow you to ‘zone out’ in the joy of doing them.”

Motivation, Uncategorized »

[23 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | ]
3 Simple Ways to Make Your Mind INFINITELY More Creative, IMMEDIATELY

Remember to constantly transfer between the two perspectives. Go in, and then go out – come up, and then come down – and focus your creativity on the specific, small sections while using the forest-level overview to give you a sense of how it all comes together…

Audio Content, Get Focused, Uncategorized »

[22 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
Be Vigilant Against the Forces DESTROYING Your Focus & Concentration…

Be vigilant against the forces that are knocking your focus: sometimes the things that destroy your concentration, inhibit your productive and alter your self-discipline come in UNDER the radar…you never really realize how detrimental they are until they’ve come TOO FAR into your circle.”

Motivation, Recommended Scrolls (Book Reviews), Uncategorized »

[19 Aug 2011 | No Comment | ]
MENTAL DIET: An Inspirational Cookbook for Productive Living and Emotional Strength

“Mansu was kind enough to send me TWO copies actually: one for me and another to give away to my readers, so as part of my first ever “sweepstakes,” you can win a FREE copy of Mental Diet (along with a never-before-seen preview MY upcoming book) just by sending me a great testimonial.

Psychology, Recommended Scrolls (Book Reviews), Uncategorized »

[18 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Live Your Life Like You’re Already Dead (Ancient Samurai Wisdom for Emotional Wellbeing)

“…becoming one with death in one’s thoughts, even in life, was the highest attainment of purity and focus. He felt that a resolution to die gives rise to a higher state of life, infused with beauty and grace beyond the reach of those concerned with self-preservation.”