3 things to check out – 2/10/18 edition

3 things to check out – 2/10/18 edition

Mindset, Personal development, Things to check out
There are 3 things on my mind for the last two weeks.  I'm working through them for a bit and figuring out how to put them into words but I think they are worth sharing with you. #1 Daniel Pink's book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates UsPink describes motivation being influenced by a sense of autonomy, mastery, and purpose. I find this fascinating because he goes so far to say that motivation can be triggered by external influences but ultimately lacks the performance of intrinsic factors like a sense of being in control, learning something new, and having a purpose beyond yourself. This has huge implications for how business motivates employees, how we motivate ourselves for goals, or how we motivate others. I'm sure for most of us, the intrinsic…
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3 tips to THRIVE at goals by writing your own story

3 tips to THRIVE at goals by writing your own story

Personal development
Life is full of bandwagon passengers. You’ve probably been on one yourself.  I know I have. It’s not a bad thing, but it can be. Following the crowd can be a crutch. Following the crowd means you never get the result YOU want. In fitness, it means you join the next challenge… because that’s what everyone else is doing.  In nutrition, you do the next diet because everyone now is in ketosis.  At work, you eat the box of doughnuts because Sally brought them and they’re there. In life, you take the safe route because, well, it’s safe. Like I said, these aren’t bad routes.  Following the crowd is very safe and comfortable.  Those are desirable qualities of a good life. But if you’re reading this, it seems you want…
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