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Myrko Thum in Kailua, Hawaii

4 Breakthroughs of Highly Successful People (Q&A with Brian Tracy, Chris Brogan, Neil Strauss, Steve Pavlina)

In my last blog post I shared 3 of my personal breakthrough moments that shaped who I am today and helped me to find my unique path in life. But those were still just the breakthroughs of one person. What I wanted is to see if there’s a pattern of defining moments and learnings people made […]

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Myrko at the Beach in Maui

The 3 Breakthrough Moments Of My Lifetime

Why are we interested in personal development? It’s because we want to improve ourselves. We want to be the best we can be and live fully, right? But that’s not the real reason. Why would you want to improve yourself if there wouldn’t be a greater promise connected to it? The real reason is because we all […]

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reach your goals

How to Stick to Your Goals and Actually Reach Them

Ok I decided to open up a new category here called “Ask Myrko”. This is where you can send me your questions and every Thursday I will pick one that I think is interesting for most people and answer it. I already got hundreds from you (from those of you who signed up on my newsletter […]

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Values Shine Through at Work

How to Let Your Personal Values Shine through in What You Do

One of the most satisfying thing to do is to live your life in harmony with your personal values. Even if you don’t think about your values when you do what you do for a living, you have this inner drive to express your values with it.

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Get Motivated!

The Small Guide to Get Motivated w/ 3 “Quick Fixes” to Use Right Now

Are you looking to get motivated again to get your ohh so important goal done? But somehow it feels so difficult to get your butt up to at least just one tiny little step forward, right?

It’s just not happening…

But why?

And how can you fix this and get your motivation up when you need it? Like… right now?

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Say No

Say No — to Say Yes to What Matters

Today I want to share a very simple, yet very critical time-management skill that usually is underestimated.

But not having this skill can seriously sabotage your best efforts to get things done and to move towards your goals in life.

The skill I’m talking about is to say no — primarily in your mind — to everything that is not what you really want.

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out-of-comfort-zone

How to Go from Comfort to Self-Discipline and Never Settle for a Life of Mediocrity

Sometimes in life we feel weak, overwhelmed and out of control of what is happening around—and even more importantly—inside us. There are demands everywhere begging for our attention.

I personally develop the tendency to ignore things in order to keep at least a little control over what is my primary focus. But ignorance is always a poor master.

So I urge you not to give up on your highest expectations! Don’t lower your standards and accept a life that is not truly satisfying you. Don’t accept bad compromises. Don’t accept mediocrity.

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