Category Archives: Ambition

How to Create What You Want with the “Law of Contribution”

There’s a lot said about the Law of Attraction. A more fruitful way to think about creating what you want is the “Law of Contribution.” It’s a fundamental orientation based in openness, curiosity, and willingness to serve. The origin of … Continue reading

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Traction and the Goal Paradox

There’s a paradox around goal setting that, if you don’t understand it, can keep you from getting traction with the things that matter. Yes, you need to set goals to get traction, but you also need to hold them lightly. … Continue reading

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What The Matrix Can Tell Us About Traction or Why “Just Do It” Doesn’t Do It

I’ve been watching The Ultimate Matrix, a mind-bending 10 DVD package of all three Matrix films plus a week’s worth of special features, including six hours of commentary by philosophers Ken Wilber and Cornell West. Do I know how to … Continue reading

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Two Reasons You May Not Be Getting Traction

What’s going on when you can’t get traction with a project that’s important to you? It’s always either something in your environment or what’s going on between your ears. If it’s not the environment, odds are that you’re thinking about … Continue reading

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The startling practicality of happiness

Woohoo! The first in a series of free Happiness Hangouts happens this Friday, August 8, at 9:00am Pacific Daylight Time and YOU are invited. Why? Because it happens that happiness doesn’t just feel good; it’s startlingly practical. As the name … Continue reading

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