Category Archives: Success

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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How do you get off the dang dime?

We’ve all been there, perched on the brink of something new. Full of ideas and inspiration. Eager to make something happen. And yet… Life has a way of getting in the way sometimes. Or not life exactly, but how we … 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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How to deal with resistance? Stay in the game!

When it comes to dealing with resistance, you could suck it up and power through; you could cave; or you could stay in the game.

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