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Mark Forster’s Opening Scenario: The Vision, My Version.

I’m working in my study upstairs in my beautiful home across the street from the local church where I practice my Ministry. The sun comes in through the windows into this welcoming space. I have the ideal congregation, where my … Continue reading

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Mark Forster’s Opening Scenario: The Vision.

QUOTE (emphasis mine): One of the questions anyone reading this book is likely to ask is, ‘Is it real?’ By which they will mean, ‘Did these dialogues really happen when they were supposed to?’, ‘Was the first draft of the … Continue reading

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250 WOOP = Wish Outcome Obstacle Plan

250 WOOP – Science’s #1 Tool For Goal Achievement and Habit Change  0 Anchor Post Template Simple Reality Disciplines QUOTE: Oettingen’s solution to this problem is a four-part system she developed called WOOP, or Wish, Outcome, Obstacle and Plan.  To start, Oettingen … Continue reading

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265 Habit #3: Write Your Ideal Days  … Robin Sharma

QUOTE: Habit #3: Write Your Ideal Days  … Robin Sharma This one’s cool. Every morning–while the rest of the world sleeps–write out the way your day will look if it were to unfold at perfection. Doing this will train your … Continue reading

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260 Habit #1: The 90/90/1 Rule … Robin Sharma 

QUOTE: Habit #1: The 90/90/1 Rule … Robin Sharma: For the next 90 days, devote the first 90 minutes of your work day to the one best opportunity in your life. Nothing else. Zero distractions. Just get that project done. … Continue reading

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1.34 Turn off “alerts” – Every distraction sucks away your attention.

#131 26. Turn off alerts. Every alert sucks away your attention. Principle: QUOTES: [1] Scripture [2] 26. Turn off alerts. Your phone buzzes. Your email dings. Chat windows pop up. Every alert sucks away your attention. So turn them off. Go … Continue reading

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1.04 Managing Clarity: The Next Step

Managing Clarity: The Next Step Principle: Arrive at a destination by paying attention to your steps. QUOTES: Distracted driving is any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, talking to people … Continue reading

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1.03 Managing Clarity: The Road

Managing Clarity Principle: Arrive at a destination by following a trustworthy road. QUOTES: “Could be worse.” Unofficial motto of the state of Minnesota. Proverbs 2:9 Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path; Proverbs 4:14 Do … Continue reading

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1.02 Managing Clarity: The Destination

1.01.1 Managing Clarity: The Destination Principle: Arrive at a destination by making sure that every step is in that direction. QUOTES: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on … Continue reading

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1.01 Managing Clarity: The Journey

Managing Clarity: The Journey Principle: Arrive at a destination by making sure that every step is in that direction. QUOTES: It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for … Continue reading

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