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10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget

10 Simple Truths Smart People Forget | Soul search initiatives | Scoop.it
Some of the smartest people I know continuously struggle to get ahead because they forget to address a few simple truths that collectively govern our potential to make progress. So here’s a quick reminder:

 

#1 – Education and intelligence accomplish nothing without action.
It doesn’t matter if you have a genius IQ and a PhD in Quantum Physics, you can’t change anything or make any sort of real-world progress without taking action. There’s a huge difference between knowing how to do something and actually doing it. Knowledge and intelligence are both useless without action. It’s as simple as that. For some practical guidance on taking action, I highly recommend The Now Habit.

 

#2 – Happiness and success are two different things.
I know an extremely savvy businesswoman who made almost a million dollars online last year. Every entrepreneur I know considers her to be wildly successful. But guess what? A few days ago, out of the blue, she told me that she’s depressed...

 

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Slavica Bogdanov's comment, May 26, 2012 9:47 AM
Once again a great one, thanks!
Martin Gysler's comment, May 27, 2012 6:06 AM
You're welcome Slavica :)
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Free personal development sample plan: A simple plan can help you to improve yourself and achieve what you want in your life

Free personal development sample plan: A simple plan can help you  to improve yourself and achieve what you want in your life | Soul search initiatives | Scoop.it
To get from point A to point Z, you always plan how to get there even if you think you do not. You might be the type of person who says you like being spontaneous and have never been able to plan ahead.
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Amazon.com: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive: 101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude (9781935096566): Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy...

Amazon.com: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive: 101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude (9781935096566): Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy... | Soul search initiatives | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive: 101 Inspirational Stories about Counting Your Blessings and Having a Positive Attitude (9781935096566): Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark, Deborah Norville: Books (Chicken Soup for...
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10 Solid Ways to Bolster Your Willpower

10 Solid Ways to Bolster Your Willpower | Soul search initiatives | Scoop.it
You’re willing to achieve something, but your mind mechanism seems to defy it. So how do you bolster the willpower?

 

What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter. Peter F. Drucker.

 

You want to top the class in the exams, but you’re not preparing well.

 

You would like to blog regularly, but you keep finding excuses.

 

You’re dying to get that super client, but your competitor swept them away.

 

You’re trying to break free from all the messy stuffs, but you can’t find a way out.

 

Sounds familiar? What are the odds then? Buckle up; it’s about you and your willpower.

 

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