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Archive for February, 2007

How to Use Your Future to Propel Your Present

Posted by admin on February 9th, 2007

One of the unique endowments we have as human beings is the ability to imagine ourselves outside of the now. This can be just as inhibiting as it is facilitating though. Forever stuck in the past, there are some of us who squander our time reminiscing our “glory days” when we should be focusing on [...]

Body for Life – Week 3 Update

Posted by admin on February 6th, 2007

Although I lost around 2 pounds and another percentage of body fat, I’m still not satisfied with the pace of the results. For some reason, I would think that I should be having quicker results. It must be from competing in Jiu-Jitsu where, like collegiate wrestling, we went to some pretty extreme measures to lose [...]

Overcoming Procrastination with Preparation and Planning

Posted by admin on February 5th, 2007

What I’ve come to learn is that people don’t simply put things off, postpone, or procrastinate because of a lack of purpose, but rather a lack of preparation and planning. We’ve all experienced this: We know what it is that we want, where it is we want to go, but because we don’t know how [...]

The Emotional Bank Account

Posted by admin on February 2nd, 2007

When it comes to improving and maintaining our relationships with others, Stephen Covey’s metaphor of the Emotional Bank Account is probably one of the most powerful ideas ever created for the development of interpersonal relationships. If you’ve never heard of this, it basically means that anyone with whom we have a relationship with, whether it [...]