Below is a simple graphic with 15 so-called life rules that are worth breaking. Take a few minutes to check it out below. Here are the three that I already break all the time: –Don’t talk to strangers. I talk to everyone all the time. I want to grow, and meeting new people with different […]
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Recently I was introduced to the work of Byron Wien. He is the Vice Chairman of Multi-Asset Investing at Blackstone – an incredibly successful man. He was once asked at a conference what his top life lessons were, so he put together a list (which you can read here). It is a quick read and
I have been observing how often I’m on my phone and it’s crazy how it drives my life. I am committed to making a change. NOW. Especially after reading the article below. Here are two quotes from the article that particularly stuck with me: “There is no way we can have a normal brain today. We
This is the second part of decision making LIFEies. Below is a great model and a fantastic article on how to make decisions. —Is this a one- or two-way door? With one-way decisions, there is no going back. Two-way decisions you can change after you make the decision. —What are the consequences of your decision?
I negotiate on behalf of my clients every single day, and have for over 35 years. I sometimes forget how engrained negotiations are in my life. Negotiation is an obvious requirement for my job, but, as the below article explains, it’s really necessary for everyone, not just those who work in real estate or sales.
Words matter. Phrases can transform lives. Don’t believe me? When was the last time you received a harsh criticism that turned your entire day upside down? How long did it take for you to overcome the resulting funk? On the other hand, can you recall the last time someone’s positive praise lifted you so high
When I worked at Grubb and Ellis in the 80s we had a broker who was a nuclear scientist, John Irvine. I’m not sure why he became a broker but that is a different story. John would walk every day for exercise and guess what, he would read a book while he walked. Talk about
Below is a great blog on the 10 layers of absolute freedom. Let’s begin with letting go of other people’s opinions of you. I get tons of great feedback from LIFEies. But, every now and then I get something negative. I have learned to let it go AND to really appreciate the people who are
Everybody has a list these days. Even my Fantastic Life book is a list of 18 rules for living the Fantastic Life. Here is another list of things to stop doing to improve your life. My favorites include: –stop spending time with the wrong people –stop trying to buy happiness –stop exclusively looking to others for happiness
To continue my habit discussion from last week, here is a challenge—How do we create a better To Do list? One that makes us more organized, productive, and focused? This week, let’s try a few simple suggestions from Rachel Gillett’s article below: 1. Break projects into more manageable tasks. We always say, “how do