How To Get Motivated

Your “To Stop” List

When you stop doing what doesn’t matter, you turn down the noise and create room for what you really care about.  Sometimes you need to subtract before you add.

Too many people focus on their “To Do” list when they should be using a “To Stop” list.

These are all the highest leverage things you can stop now [click to download]

Print it out and hang it somewhere you’ll see constantly and can’t ignore.

What would you add to your “To Stop List”?

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The Terrifying Habit Of Highly Successful People

It’s been a while since I read a truly good motivational book

Feels like in the last decade every Tom, Dick and Harry decided to write one… with various results, to put it mildly.

Having no luck with finding anything inspiring, I came back to the good old classic:

Stephen R. Covey’s “The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People”

(If you haven’t read it yet, I highly recommend that you do).

Anyway, sitting with my battered (highlights, notes, coffee stains…) copy last night, I came to the part I wanted to share with you:

The creative process is also the most terrifying part because you don’t know exactly what’s going to happen or where it is going to lead.

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