No Regrets

3 Ways to Live a Life of No Regrets

I recently turned 30. Changing the first digit in your age is one of those moments when you’re inclined to really think about the way you’ve lived your life so far and the way you want to live it from that point onward. At least it was for me.

It’s not unusual for some feelings of regret to set in. And that gets you thinking how you can prevent it from happening again in the future. Happily for me, I have few feelings of regret about the way I lived my life so far. And I think the lessons I’ve learned will allow me to live a life of no regrets from this moment forward.

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The Courage to Live Your Dream

I noticed that I’m pretty close to living my dream right now. I have the woman and family of my dreams, I do what I love, I earn enough, I live where I want to live. And all in all I’m feeling pretty good.

It wasn’t always like this, especially not when I was a teenager. So I made quite some transformation in my life.

And I’m thankful for that. Because I know that there is only one constant in our universe. And that is change.

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My 3 Realizations About Life After I Reached My Dream

In this guest-post Jorge Blanco writes: “The very first time I found myself determined to achieve a goal was during my teenage years when I wanted to go to Japan and study Computer Science there.

It was the biggest dream for me at the time and I was able to achieve it.

But after a year, I suddenly realized I wasn’t feeling as elated as I imagined I would be. I felt lost and empty…”

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750 Words for Overcoming Your Fear of Failure

The fear of failure is probably the biggest single thing responsible for people not living up to their potential. Nothing has such a strong grip on holding you back from your dreams, aspirations and deepest desires as this one.

How can you overcome the fear of failure?

How can you start to courageously look this fear in the eye and still take the risk of going the next step?

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Start with 1

Start the Day with Your #1 Priority

If you are having difficulties starting productive into your day, wasting time checking emails or facebook, reading news or watching videos, then this might be the cure for you.

Honestly, this is the simplest and best productivity habit I know of. Since I have implemented it into my own working day my productivity doubled — at least!

I call this killer productivity habit: Start with #1.

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The TOP 5 Productivity Killers – And How to Bust Them!

I’m just in the process of shooting the final videos of my upcoming personal development course (more on that soon…) The final module — “Effective Action” — is all about getting done what we’ll have planned in the earlier modules.

So lately I did some interviews with other time-management experts and also people just trying to improve their productivity level. I just wanted to dig really deep and understand the different types of productivity killers that everybody of us is fighting with…

So let’s see what your productivity killers really are…

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Comparison is the Thief of Joy

How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others and Overcome Jealousy

I believe at the core of comparing lies the fear of inferiority. Feeling inferior or inadequate is really hard to tolerate, so we do anything to check if there is a slight chance of being inadequate. This need to validate yourself leads to comparing, in the hope to come to the conclusion that you are ok. Then you know that you are enough.

So in this post I’m going to answer the first questions to my latest “Ask me Anything!” email. The topic is jealousy and how to stop comparing yourself to others. We will look at 4 methods to break the habit of comparing yourself to others and at more constructive ways how you can deal with jealousy if you feel it.

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Limiting Beliefs about Money

The 10 Most Limiting Beliefs About Money (& How to Remove Them)

The #1 thing that will determine your financial success in life is your mindset towards money. As I already wrote in The Big Picture Guide to Get Control Over Your Money, your attitude towards money is actively creating your financial reality. And the most influential part of a mindset are the beliefs you hold true.

Unfortunately many beliefs are operating subconsciously. Once we accepted them they are our reality. Until we question them again. So the first step is always to get aware that these limiting beliefs about money exist at all. You need to find them.

So what are Your Beliefs about Money? …

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Money Guide

The Big Picture Guide to Get Control Over Your Money

In the latest feedback that you gave me here it became clear that the #1 issue you would like to improve is your money situation.

In this money guide I’m going to write about the strategies that will lead to a stable financial situation.

This is seeing the big picture. These strategies are not the nitty-gritty short-term hacks, but overall strategies to shift your thinking and doing away with harmful money habits. So in a way, this could be your starting guide to develop your own financial independence.

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Make a Move!

Stuck? Just Move on with Your Next Best

I just had a real revelation when I was stopped cold in my creative work by what seemed to me a really difficult problem. I thought about the solution for days. But I just couldn’t find an answer that was really satisfying to me. I was stuck.

And here is the surprising but genius solution to getting unstuck: When you are stuck, just move on with your next best idea.
Instead of thinking and waiting and thinking again, just move on! Use what you currently have and make a step forward.

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More Time

No Time? My Best 10 Hacks to Have More Time for You

Time is one of the most valuable resources you have. How and where you spend your time determines the quality of your life. And you need to get control over your time.

Especially now as I’m personally becoming a father of two baby-girls, I have to rethink how I spend the very little time I have left for me most effectively.

It can be done. Because everybody on the planet has the same amount time. And there are people who get their stuff done.

The first thing you have to realize is this…

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Biggest Personal Strength

Your Greatest Personal Strength (Get an Unfair Advantage)

When you know your personal strengths you create more clarity for your life. You know on which abilities you should focus on to make a difference with your personal abilities.
But what if many people have the strengths that you have? What if many people are creative, empathic, analytic or outspoken? Of course you can use your individual set of strengths and the right idea, find your voice and make a difference.
But a very interesting and different question is this:
Which of your personal strengths is really rare? Or even unique?

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