The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. Michelangelo The goals we set should be high enough to require an effort, even take us outside our comfort zone, and be worth achieving. I’ve seen […]
Jenn Shallvey, @JennShallvey posts her Reflect comments at @reflect2see. It’s a great collection of thoughts and things to reflect on. Here are some of them, go check the Twitter profile for more. And while you’re there, follow it so you get the new ones. Reflect: What pushes your buttons? Ever wonder why? Reflect: Building a […]
Mary Jaksch at Goodlife Zen has posted The Ultimate Personal Growth Guide: 100 Best Posts. It’s a gold mine and an excellent starting point. Peter Clemens over at The Change Blog has posted The Definitive List of Free Personal Development Ebooks. It is a collection that covers different aspects of personal development. Dive in and […]
Leo Babauta has another great post over at Zen Habits, Get Less Done: Stop Being Productive and Enjoy Yourself. There’s too much emphasis these days on productivity, on hyperefficiency, on squeezing the most production out of every last minute. People have forgotten how to relax. How to be lazy. How to enjoy life. Productivity is […]
I got a link from Colin Lewis on Twitter that took me to Ed Batista: Time Horizons. Don’t miss that at the end there is a 2-slide PowerPoint version of the post It’s an interesting article that made me think about which time horizons I use and why. Ed writes that ‘The 10 time horizons […]
I came across this quote which has a message worth considering: When you’re lying on your death bed, you won’t wish you spent more hours in the office.Robin Sharma This was originally posted at Forty Plus Two, another blog of mine.
PickTheBrain had an interesting post by Kent Thune about “Is There Really Such a Thing as ‘Self Improvement’?”. It starts like this: Can the self be improved? What is the self, anyway? Does the currently popular “self-help movement” really help us or is it a paradoxical diversion from our true self? The post at PickTheBrain […]
Tim Brownson has written an e-book titled Know Yourself Change Yourself. The book deals with beliefs and values and as Tim writes: Your belief systems and values make you tick as a person. The book looks at the difference between a belief and a value. It also deals with how to change a belief, some […]