The Five Steps For Getting Yourself in the Great Work Flow

What if you could spend the majority of your working time connected to your heart, in the zone, doing the work you know really matters?

What if this could be the default space that you create from?

I think it can. Over the last several years I’ve been experimenting and testing different techniques for getting into this heart-centered, community-reaching, deep-creativity space.

I’ve been avidly pursuing it mostly because for so long I’ve not been in that state as consistently as I’d like.… Click to read more

Quit Your Job Without Quitting (To See If It’s What You Really Want)

A note from Jonathan: Every day I get emails from people asking if they should quit their job right now to do what they “really want to do,” or if they should wait and follow a plan.

In nearly every case, my answer is “Yes, you should absolutely have a plan. Why would you want to come crawling back to your employer because you didn’t think things through?”

That’s why I love this essay from Ben. His story and what he’s learned will help you to be able to “quit without quitting” to see if it’s even something you want, before you take the plunge.… Click to read more

10 of the World’s Most Powerful Beliefs

Consciously adopting your beliefs can make your life amazing. Randomly or unconsciously collecting beliefs can make your life hell.

When you actively seek out powerful beliefs, you can design a life that other people think is only for savants and outliers.

Silly them.

If only they knew that the beliefs that shape your life are more like clothes you can try on or take off at any time (granted, some are like tight leather pants that can be a bit pesky to peel off).… Click to read more

11 Unconventional Ways to Breathe New Life Into Your Work

Sometimes every day at work can feel like a battle you’ve already lost. You nestle down only to find that you’d rather punch yourself in the face than go through the same routine yet another day.

Resistance sinks in like a battery that slowly drains every ounce of energy in your being. Inspiration is nowhere to be found — just the same old self-doubt and stuckness. You feel like one of those wind-up, key-turn dolls. Programmed to move toward inevitable defeat.

Another blog post, email, phone call.… Click to read more

I used to think that surrendering to something bigger than myself was a sign of weakness. I was raised as a Mormon and saw a lot of people in my church “putting their life in the hands of God,” yet they seemed complacent and lazy.

It felt as if they wanted God to do everything for them. They didn’t want to be collaborators with a Higher Source, they wanted to go limp like a doll, their lives being pulled along by puppet strings.… Click to read more