Posts tagged with “success”

The Importance of Setting Good Expectations

Acting Like a Grown-Up

Every negative emotion I’ve felt (or caused) can be traced back to violated expectations. Learning to set better expectations is a business superpower.

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Personal Retrospective: Q1 2019

I set goals at the beginning of 2019. This is a check in to see how I’m doing, what I should keep up, and what I should change to make sure I get where I want to go.

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2018 in Review: How I’m Structuring Goals to Make 2019 My Best Year Yet

Goals only matter if they’re measured. I’m learning from last year and setting measurable goals to make 2019 my best year yet.

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Find the Why: Uncovering the (Sometimes Hidden) Reasons We Do the Things We Do

Underneath the things we do, there are almost always deeper reasons. In order to make the best decisions and live the best life, we should figure out what they are.

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2017 Retrospective: What went right? What could have gone better? How will I improve going forward?

For many of us, 2017 was a pretty rough year. In this post, I’ll take a look at my 2017 experience, and how I’ll use that information to improve my 2018.

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The Ultimate Life Hack: How to Do the Right Thing Every Time

Why is it — even though we KNOW what’s right — we often end up taking shortcuts and doing the wrong thing? Here’s how to be your best self, every time.

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How I’m Looking at My Past to Improve My Future

We all look at the past sometimes and think about what went wrong. Here’s a simple exercise to make sure reflecting on our past is building a better future.

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Only Keep Score Against Yourself

Success is not how much money you make. It’s not how much stuff you own. It’s not your job, your status, or your rank against the neighbors. So what is it?

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Why you should never feel guilty about “wasting time”.

If you worry that trying new ideas might be “wasted time”, consider this: I lived in a van and wore eyeliner for two years — and I owe my career to it.

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The Baseline: How to Create Long-Term Happiness

The quest for happiness is a rollercoaster of highs and lows. But can we build long-term happiness? I think it’s possible. Let me explain. With cupcakes.

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