4 Questions You Need To Answer Before You Complain

Michael K Personal Development, Productivity 2 Comments

While grocery shopping just the other day, I found myself standing in the “20 items or less” aisle behind a customer who’d decided to checkout and pay for a shopping cart FULL of groceries! Immediately I started to get impatient and began to silently complain to myself about the situation. Doesn’t she see that big sign in front of us that says “20 items or less?” How rude can you be lady to keep me waiting longer than I have to! Later on that day, I thought about how I …

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5 Simple Ways To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Today we pause to honor and remember the man, the life, and the legacy. Dr. King is celebrated for many different reasons. But above all else he is remembered most for his dream. And like Dr. King, you also have dreams that are meaningful and important to you. Maybe your dream is To go back to school. To buy a new home. Or to pursue a brand new career. No matter what your specific dream is, having it is easy. Turning it into reality, however, …

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5 Must Know Truths To Avoiding A Failed New Year’s Commitment

Michael K Personal Development, Productivity 7 Comments

I absolutely love this time of year! Every January, we begin the year full of optimism and the hope that our lives will get better as we move closer to becoming the best version of ourselves that we ultimately want to be. As we set off down the path of a brand new year, we face an alarming statistic says that in this year alone, 92% of those who set personal resolutions will eventually fail before ever reaching their final destination. No one intentionally tries to fail. Yet so many …

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QUICK TIPS: Paperkarma App

Michael K Quick Tips, Technology 13 Comments

In today’s post, I’ll be piloting a new “quick tips” blog post category that I’m considering using periodically in the future here on the blog. These tips could be any helpful book, app, or other quick suggestion to help you live a better life. Today’s “tip” features a fabulous mobile app called Paperkarma. If you’re anything like my wife and I, you probably receive a lot of direct mail sent to you each week (the stack below is the pile of mail we had sitting in our mailbox just this …

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Moving Beyond The Paralysis of Perfectionism

Michael K Personal Development, Productivity 5 Comments

Most people agree that having high standards is a good thing. People who accomplish a lot in life often do so because they set and achieved the high expectations that they set for themselves. Perfectionism, on the other hand, happens whenever we consistently place pressure on ourselves to achieve standards so unreasonable that they’re often too difficult to meet or achieve even when we’re at our best. Perfectionism pushes us to judge our self-worth based solely on our ability to achieve. And if for whatever reason we feel like we …

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