Personal Development

How To Stop Feeling Stuck And Get Results

 

Have you ever felt stuck but didn’t know why? Or worse, didn’t know how to get unstuck?

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Recently I had a stuck experience with marketing my book Paid To Be You. I want to market my book more effectively to get the word out but I felt like I needed to do some research on how to market it strategically. So I found some great resources and started to devour the topic of book marketing.

The problem is I love to research things to death. Give me a topic I’m interested in or are struggling with and I’ll hit every book, blog, and seminar available on the topic.

Long story short, I’ve decided to give my book away for free on Amazon as the next step of marketing my book. I made that decision and guess how long it took me to take action on it?

About three weeks.

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The Secret To Staying Positive After A Bad Day At Work

If you have a job, run a business, and/or work for a living in some fashion you’ve had a bad day at some point.

Maybe you’ve had a string of bad days at work and at some point begin thinking you’re unhappy.

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Here’s what I’ve found to be the secret to solving this problem.

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Take A Break

Whatever you’re working toward right now I want to encourage you to stop and take a break.

Rest.

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We weren’t designed to constantly be on the go and constantly work.

This past week I gutted the kitchen of our new house to get ready for a kitchen remodel (more to say about that later) and, I must say, I’m tired.

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How To Stop Thinking Negatively and Start Thinking Confidently

Prior to 1954 no one in recorded history had run a mile in less than four minutes.

The “experts” told everyone the human body just wasn’t capable of doing it.

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Then on May 6, 1954 Roger Bannister ran a mile in under four minutes.

Only 46 days later an Australian runner broke Bannister’s record.

Since that time numerous people have run a mile in under four minutes.

So what happened?

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How To Get Rid of Your Lousy Job Without Quitting

When we find ourselves in a situation doing work out of alignment with who we are it can be an awful experience.

It tends to color everything else in our lives.

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However, sometimes the problem isn’t the job.

Sometimes the problem is us.

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The Way to Get the Job You’ve Always Dreamed Of

Gary was always good at fixing things. He could take a car engine apart and put it back together. If your washing machine had broken he could fix it.

In high school Gary was always in the auto shop classroom and never in the library. He was that guy.

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However, when the time came he thought he needed to go to college in order to get a good job.

He went through college hating every minute of it, wishing he could spend more time refurbishing the 1969 Chevy pickup waiting in the garage at home.

After graduating from college with a low GPA and a headache, Gary went looking for a job.

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