Archives for February 2013

6 Simple Ways to Work More Efficiently

I’ve talked about the plateau, understanding what it is, and realizing that it is merely a necessary step to your next leap of progress. It is possible, though, that you may think you’re on a plateau when in reality you’re just spinning your wheels.

It’s critical to have good work habits in place and understand what you’re trying to achieve in order to take advantage of the plateau.

Here are some simple ideas that will help you work efficiently and put you in a position to catapult from the plateau to the next level of mastery. Experiencing the leap past the plateau to the next level will help you overcome some of your fear. Some of these ideas will be explored in more depth in future posts. [Read more…]

Learning to Love the Plateau

My friend Jim Randel conducted numerous interviews with people of accomplishment – millionaires, Olympic athletes, corporate leaders, and others – in search of the formula for success.

Every one of his conversations pointed to the same answer in one form or other: perseverance is one of the cornerstones of success.

When we try something new, our first steps are frequently filled with fun and joy. We’re excited about the prospect of a new beginning. Doors are opening that hadn’t before. We’re stretching and growing and dreaming about possibility. We set out on a steep learning curve and seem to be absorbing so much very quickly. It’s exciting and fun. [Read more…]