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If you want to master and deeply understand the core fundamentals of a task you may, paradoxically, need to start by casting a very wide net.
Similar to how every chemical reaction has an activation energy, we can think of every habit or behavior as having an activation energy as well.
By not being honest with yourself, you are avoiding self-awareness and change.
Changing human behavior is often considered to be one of the hardest things to do in business and in life. Yet, there is a very reliable way that human behavior changes over the long-term.
It's all about staying focused on priorities.
According to research from a pair of Harvard professors.
Useful lessons from famous Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz.
If you want to fulfill your potential then you must practice a specific skill for a long time with remarkable consistency. Mastery is never an accident.
If you've ever struggled to be consistent with something you care about, maybe my struggle with resonate with you, too.
We often assume that life works in a linear fashion. Nope. There are two different types of growth.
Design for default. Our decisions are shaped by the world around us.
You can do it by using what's called 'bright-line' rules.
When you're feeling frustrated, rushed, and stressed, a little gratitude can come to the rescue.
It's called the 'Paper Clip' strategy. Here's how it works.
We assume that new solutions are needed if we want to make real progress, but that isn't always the case.
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