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Habits 2 Goals: The Habit Factor® Podcast with Martin Grunburg | Goal Achievement, Productivity & Success – Simplified

If you’ve ever struggled to achieve your goals you are not alone! The reason just might be because ALL prior goal achievement methods missed ONE key element— H A B I T! That's right, The Habit Factor® (bestselling book and app) exposed a timeless truth that helped to launch an entirely new genre of productivity apps (habit trackers) and help thousands around the world achieve their goals faster! There’s a reason top coaches, consultants, trainers, Professional athletes, Olympians, PhD’s and the very best learning institutions world-wide have adopted and recommend The Habit Factor®. This is your chance to learn and apply The Habit Factor's insights and specific goal achievement methodology (plus, habit alignment technology) to achieve your biggest and most important goals faster than you ever thought possible! Check it out— learn more at: http://thehabitfactor.com Look for our series: Step-by-step: How to Make 2018 a Breakthrough Year!
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Mar 29, 2017

“It begins with making sure your audience knows WHY they should care in the first place.” ~Fia Fasbinder

It appears as though Fia's entire career was leading her towards her current vocation, a professional speaking coach.

After years in New York working as a trained actor she began working with the 52nd street playhouse which taught arts, dance and theater to inner-city youth in Harlem. Then, with her masters she began teaching at UCSD and was asked to help develop their public speaking curriculum.

Today, Fia is a regular columnist for Inc. magazine online and she runs her company, The Moxie Institute which is a powerful resource for businesses and executives looking to become better speakers.

In this episode Fia recounts her natural progression to her current career and covers all those natural challenges most speakers share, including how evolution has us wired to naturally fear public speaking. Then of course, Fia shares some great tips about how we can address and overcome those fears.

Check out this fun and powerful episode!

Talk about getting out of your comfort zone!!!

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Links from Episode

Fia's Column in Inc.

The MOXiE Institute

 


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Mar 27, 2017

"Habit; A shackle for the free." ~Ambrose Bierce

Martin shares how his latest experiment, abstaining from alcohol for just one month (unable to have a beer or two a night) then evolved into another behavior experiment, a modified low carb/diet. Both of these he explains were fairly painful yet, the fruits— the rewards of each have been fantastic!

"It's kinda like the frogs that are boiled to death in the pot as they are slowly cooked. The temperature rises slowly, one degree at a time and they never notice or try to escape until it's too late. The frogs are just too comfortable until, of course, they are dead."

"There are two great pains in life," Jim Rohn is famous for saying. "The pain of discipline or the pain of regret." "Discipline" he assures us "weighs ounces but regret weighs tons."

The bad news is there is no escaping the pain. The good news is we have a choice. And, the best news is; you should know that there is tremendous FRUIT on the other side of that pain and challenge you put yourself under!

Ideally, we don't want to arrive at the end of our lives thinking "I SHOULD HAVE" tried this, learned that, only to realize we have wasted too much time and most of it in a perpetual mission to stay "comfortable".

Keep experimenting— keep leaning into the pain and discomort the great challenges that will make you better. You're far stronger and more resilient than you know and you won't ever know if you don't try!

Go for it! Enjoy the show! ; )

P.S.: ANYTIME YOU CHANGE / MODIFY YOUR DIET FIRST seek the advice of a medical professional. This is not an endorsement of any particular diet product or plan.

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Mar 24, 2017

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean." ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What are the right goals for a person to set?

The essence of great goal setting begins with "starting with your own house"

There happen to be four essential quadrants that truly reflect and indicate whether your own well being is in order: Mind, Body, Spiritual and Social. In fact, MG recalls, this is precisely the way The Habit Factor® app has been setup with specific "habit” categories. Remember, “Health is the first wealth” as Ralph Waldo Emerson has famously said.

Recalling the wellness / oneness circle: It's an important exercise to divide your well being into these 4 Quadrants and then identify which of them needs immediate attention. Set your goal there first.

There's another fantastic byproduct of goal setting!

"30% of the time you are going to set the wrong goal… and that is actually GOLD! Think about it; had you not set the goal, you wouldn’t have known it was the wrong one!"

"You're wasting time NOT by setting the wrong goal. You are wasting time by not setting any goal and therefore, not getting the feedback/information you absolutely need.”

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Mar 22, 2017

“I can now generate heat and then move it throughout my body.” ~Reis Paluso

Brian Tracy has famously said, "Comfort is the great enemy of success." So, the question is, "HOW COMFORTABLE ARE YOU?"

Reis Paluso is an amazing young man. Martin knows this well as Reis was one of his first "campers" way, way back in 1994-5 at Kreative Kids Computer Camp (Poway/San Diego).

Martin recounts Reis' amazing computer skills as a young lad and reflects on the joy and challenge of his first "real" entrepreneurial venture with his amazing partners (partners MG still has to this day).

Reis shares in the Kreative Kids memory; learning HTML, multi-media skills (in the early days of the internet) and of course how he became a 46 wpm typist, at age 12!

However, the MEAT of the this episode is all about Reis' and his recent voyage into the icy mountains of POLAND (bordering on Czech Republic). He ventured there in a quest to learn and experience the Wim Hof Method at an advanced level retreat. And, Reis confirms, this experience really elevated (so to speak) his Wim Hof practice to a whole, new level. (See links below for more about Hof himself).

After many days in an entirely foreign environment, RP shares how he had an emotional "release" really a massive personal breakthrough that he'd never anticipated and it was a direct result of this endeavor which culminates with him hiking up  Mount Snezka (in -15C or, 5ºF) shirtless, with just shoes and shorts on!!

Check out this fun and powerful episode!

Talk about getting out of your comfort zone!!!

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Links from Episode

Reis Paluso Social Media Website
Mandanaturals.com
http://www.instagram.com/rpaluso

Reis' Engagement Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LHMRXhJC9Q

Wim Hof Website

MORE ON WIM:
Wim Hof Documentary "I think of the cold as a noble force...I love the cold" "Feeling is understanding." ~Wim Hof

KASPER VAN DER MEULEN

MORE BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE!

http://mindlift.com/en/

MindLift Mental Fitness Modern Mind

SHANTARAM by GREGORY DAVID ROBERTS

WHAT DOESN’T KILL US by SCOTT CARNEY



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Mar 20, 2017

"We do not learn, and that what we call learning is only a process of recollection." ~Plato

It seems we address certain types of learning differently than say preparing to perform. In other words, to prepare for a performance we will practice, practice, and practice some more. But, when it comes to learning something we expect to see or hear it once and completely know it and be able to recall it.

Crazier still, we tend to think we're not too smart if we need to relearn the same lesson over and over again.

MG and HE challenge this idea. MG recalls how some of the audio lessons on his playlist he’s heard "hundreds" of times! The EXACT SAME lesson. And, he says, here's the “crazy” thing— each time he seems to pickup and learn something new.

Why is that? How can you or I hear the same message three times, for instance, and learn or pickup something different each time?

They cover the various reasons behind this phenomena and then, ultimately, propose this is precisely what higher education is about— for instance what PhD students do! They study the SAME SUBJECT over and over and then again, some more. They GO DEEP vs wide (breadth) and cover the same topic from different angles and perspectives. And, because of this, they notice details, nuances and connections most people will never see.

This, learning the same things over and over and then some more, is really what we call expertise. This is what mastery really is!

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Mar 17, 2017

Today's topic involves the age-old quest for humans to BE HAPPY! That's it! "How can I be more happy?" Or as the title of the show suggests, "What's the quickest way to happiness?"

As you might guess MG and HE have a few thoughts on the matter. Henry starts with a great recount of friend who "wasn't particularly happy" and gives him an exercise to perform.

MG recounts a semi-related parallel story shared by the late, great Dr. Wayne Dyer.

Then they go off. The list of tips gets long enough for Henry to exclaim, "I think there's a formula here!"

Give this FAF a listen and let us know if you don't (or, do) come a way a little happier! ; )

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Mar 15, 2017

“Even in the most difficult times you are the one who gives your situation power by attaching a story to it”. ~Klyn Elsbury

Klyn Elsbury is one of the real change-makers of her generation! She's written a bestselling book, taught a Zumba class, runs a recruiting firm and perhaps most incredibly has done ALL of these things while battling Cystic Fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs.

In fact, Klyn made her battle with Cystic Fibrosis public in 2015 in an effort to combat big pharma and make a critical drug affordable. "I was already taking about 20 other different medications daily, there was no way I could afford that $259,000 price tag so I wrote a heartfelt blog post and that ended up going viral."

Klyn touches on all of this and shares with Martin a handful of key mindsets that allow her to stay strong and push through the tough days.

Klyn also shares how her company has uniquely positioned itself in the recruiting space, her take on "success", her best habits, favorite app, and a great book she's recently enjoyed (links below) all on this episode of Habits 2 Goals.

Check out this fun and powerful episode!

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Links from Episode

NBC NEWS Story- about Klyn and the fight for affordable medicine.

Duo Lingo (app)

Abundance by Peter H. Diamandis

Klyn's Website: iamseriespro.com

Landmark Makers


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Mar 13, 2017

"Success is peace of mind, which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you made the effort to do your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming." ~Coach John Wooden

What is success? How do you define it? Henry and Martin get DEEP into the subject of SUCCESS. What is it really? And, crazier still, how do YOU define it!?

Don't think it's important? This about this: It's a given that 100% of people want to become a “success”. Yet, the large majority of people haven’t even taken the time to define what success means.

Do you have your own definition of success? Have you refined it and studied it?

Remember, it's very difficult to hit a target that you can’t see!

SEE John Wooden "The Wizard of Westwood" and his success pyramid. FREE DOWNLOAD 

Other definitions of success are explored: Earl Nightingale's "Success is the progressive realization of a worthy ideal."

And, Thoreau's "If one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams and endeavors to live the life they imagine, they will meet with a success in common hours."

It took Coach Wooden many years to find his correct formula. In 1934 he decided on the cornerstones, Industriousness and Enthusiasm, the two most important building blocks of the pyramid. Completing the foundation of the Pyramid are Friendship, Loyalty and Cooperation.

As the years went by, Coach Wooden built his Pyramid upon 14 building blocks of essential virtues (habits), leading to the apex, the final, 15th building block - Competitive Greatness.

On both sides of the Pyramid, in essence holding it together, are 10 words, including Ambition, Honesty and Integrity, once again all leading to the top, where Faith and Patience watch over Competitive Greatness.

Coach Wooden completed his 'Pyramid of Success' in the spring of 1948, and the original Pyramid drawing was on his office wall after he accepted the men's basketball head coaching position at UCLA that same spring.

Some classic Wooden quotes:
"The best way to improve the team is to improve ourself."

"Goals achieved with little effort are seldom worthwhile or lasting."

"As long as you try your best, you are never a failure. That is, unless you blame others."

"Much can be accomplished by teamwork when no one is concerned about who gets the credit."

Great books by and about the legend!

My personal Best

Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court

Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success

Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success Playbook

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Mar 10, 2017

The subject of this FAF (Frequently Asked Friday) rolls right out of MG's GTR, "Good Things Report" which involves his recent visit to Dallas for Russell Brunson's Funnelhacking live event.

If you're not familiar, Clickfunnels is a powerful marketing/selling software solution developed to provide business owners (really anyone who sells anything online) an easy to build, and in many cases, a pre-built sales "funnel" — a tool that drives prospects through a friendly sales process.

However, the question comes up, "What was the BIG takeaway from the 3 day event?" Martin's response has almost nothing to do with the Clickfunnels software itself! 

It's an inspiring takeaway though and it should fire-up anyone who's interested in promoting and selling their service/solution and/or products online.

Martin shares that a couple of the speakers at the event who used RB's Clickfunnels software had sold upwards of $100,000 before they were 15.

One of the key messages from the kids who presented was "Adults just over-think things!". So, if you're an entrepreneur or really just about anyone, selling anything online ClickFunnels just might be the perfect fit for you.

This link provides a FREE 14 Day Trial to check it out!

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Mar 8, 2017

“You can change your destiny if you really understand marketing”.” ~Henry Evans

A reintroduction of our favorite co-host is in order since there have been many new subscribers and listeners between seasons. While Henry was interviewed in depth in Season II, we take some time in this short interview to chat with Henry about his expertise (marketing) and background as well as book and some thoughts on business and money!

Henry bounced around quite a bit as a kid, as his family moved about he ended up going to three different high schools! He attributes that experience to his outgoing personality. As a professional marketer, Henry recounts many of the key lessons learned (and those he wrote about in his book, "The Hour a Day Entrepreneur") and how he was able to make the leap from the corporate world to full-time entrepreneur.

Henry drops a nugget at the end of the show, something Martin hadn't heard before!

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MOVIE Mentioned (Trailer)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)


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Mar 6, 2017

“Before fear becomes fear it is pressure.” ~Grunburg

Martin and Henry have a blast (so to speak) with this topic! How do you get unstuck? What should you do when you feel like your life is in a "rut"?

How does ANYONE get unstuck? Well, the answer is a bit counter-intuitive.

Martin recounts a little plumbing episode over the holidays. After fighting with a clogged drain for hours (blogpost here) he finally resorts to another tactic / tool offered by his neighbor to remove the clog.

The plumbing episode leaves him shaking his head as he realizes that the same physics required to unclog the drain (getting it unstuck) ought to be used when someone whats to get their lives "unstuck"!

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The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)


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Mar 3, 2017

“Habit lies at the intersection of knowledge, skill and desire." ~Dr. Stephen Covey

Martin and Henry discuss a topic that has many of even the top behavioral psychologists in the world have a difficult time addressing, that is, how habit and skill differ.

Think about it, is tying your shoes a skill or a habit? Or, is it both?

Martin argues that rather that trying to explain their differences we ought to put more emphasis on why they are almost the same, fraternal twins so to speak.

This matters because when we do that we can quickly dispel so many of the silly myths around habit development. For instance, that you need a reward to develop a habit or you have to perform the behavior every day or the classic myth, it takes 21 days to develop a habit. Just insert the word "skill" for habit and you can see how silly that becomes. Do you need a "reward" to develop a skill? Or, we know we can learn any skill without practicing/learning it daily. Or, imagine telling anyone you'll have that skill in 21 days.

So, rather than fully accepting Covey's theory and statement above, where "Skill" is a requirement for habit development. Martin tweaks it just a little so that skill is not a requirement but rather part of what is developed/created in a similar way as habit.

Habit and skill both require conditioning/strengthening, much like a muscle! Here's a video explaining P.A.R.R. and HabitStrength™ >> Meet BILL

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Mar 1, 2017

“I was facing some rejection from a lot of areas in my life... everything kinda caved in all at the same time.”

Meet Cathey F! An amazing woman and a long-time THF reader, app user and podcast listener. MG begged her to share her story about her semi-recent struggles and how she was able to breakthrough.

Cathey was in "total overwhelm"... trying to start a new business in the midst of a potential health crises, changes in her community, social circle and other difficulties made even tracking a few habits just too much.

Then, she signed up for a "Focus & Discipline" webinar hosted by MG and shares how some of that content combined with tracking certain key habits proved to help feed her ongoing breakthrough.

Every reader/listener is going through a challenge or will be! Her willingness to share her experience is likely to help others and bring great value to the audience!

Brilliant job — thank you again Cathey!

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Feb 27, 2017

“All knowledge is based upon perceptual experience” ~Aristotle

Empiricism is a theory that states that knowledge comes only or primarily from sensory experience.

Here’s a couple questions to ponder deeply… 

"How real are certain “truths”? "How accurate is your knowledge particularly as it relates to the stories you tell yourself about your desires, goals and intentions?"

For instance, the US Supreme Court has nine justices? Why not just one? The reason is all nine people can and often see the same data, same experience and same "truth" differently. It turns out that their unique perception reveals to each a different story.

So, the question becomes, what story are you crafting about yourself? Which ones impose limits on you? How “real” are they? Are you certain that you can’t change the story to better support your ideals and goals. 

Knowledge is rarely static. Rather, we find that knowledge shifts around often throughout history. For instance, we know today that the world is round. There was a time that knowledge told all humans the world was flat. In middle school, we were taught that there are nine planets in our solar system. Today, knowledge tells us that there are just eight! Science told us for years that cholesterol was bad. Today there is good and bad cholesterol.

So, if your story (knowledge) isn’t serving you or your goals, CHANGE IT!

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Feb 24, 2017

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things." ~Einstein

Why is it that we (humans) have this innate capacity to set goals for ourselves?

If success can be defined as "creating your ideal future" then how anyone can go about achieving "success" is via GOALS. Goals provide people a sense of control and self-efficacy as well as purpose. The challenge is, most people don't know how to effectively go about goal achievement so unfortunately they give up or think it's futile.

Henry and Martin review a few definitions and theories about "success" and realize that if we're trying to simply become better people, it is goals that help provides us the vehicle! And, any progress along the road is "success".

It turns out though that success is NOT really an event or a destination but should rather be this idea of constant improvement — the journey.

Check out this episode and set a big goal today!

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Feb 22, 2017

“My goals are posted on my website for the world to see, JackDaly.net”

At 59, Jack Daly did his first Ironman Triathlon! Today's he's closing in on 100 marathons and has the goal to complete one on every continent! When Martin catches up with him in this H2G interview he's preparing to go compete at the USA Triathlon "nationals".

Jack wasn't always an athlete and that's at least one of the many lessons in this entertaining and educational episode. Jack Daly has an extensive list of "Bucket List experiences" an MBA and his sales expertise makes him a sought after speaker and consultant.

Although Jack's real specialty (as far as Martin is concerned) is his philosophy of "lifestyle by design" and throughout the episode you will learn the important lessons and mindsets, tools and tactics that helped him craft his unique and inspiring life. Yes, YOU GUESSED IT, it comes down to his HABITS and GOALS! ; )

 

Jack's Bestselling Books!

Hyper Sales Growth!

The Sales Playbook

Paper Napkin Wisdom

 

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Feb 20, 2017

"Habit is a cobweb at first and a cable at last." ~Chinese Proverb

Let's say you have a habit of doing push-ups every morning. At what point does a habit cease to become a habit?

Well, it turns out that psychologist, Clark C. Hull introduced something he labeled "habit strength" many years ago. As Martin puts it, his "formula" was a little eccentric, perhaps too complicated and Martin set out to reintroduce HabitStrength™ but make it much easier to apply and understand.

Just like a muscle, habit is strengthened with consistency over time. By following the P.A.R.R. methodology anyone is able to increase their HabitStrength™

Plan. Act. Record. Reassess. P.A.R.R. is The Habit Factor's proprietary methodology to help anyone develop habits and increase their HabitStrength™. After each successive 28 day period (4 weeks) the participant, if they've registered 85% or better against their targets can "raise the bar."

The fact is HABIT DEVELOPMENT demands three core elements/ ingredients... Knowledge, Skill (capacity to do the work), DESIRE.

Here's a blog post to add some depth to the idea: Skill vs Habit

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Feb 20, 2017

“Muddied waters left to stand become clear.” Lao Tzu

What is STRESS really?  Martin and Henry explore stress diving deep into the topic at hand. The idea is simple; the better we can understand the subject the better we can address it.

Henry starts the discussion recounting an entrepreneur group meeting led by Martin discussing the same topic and how his comments and that quote above have stuck with him ever since.

Henry and Martin review discuss and analyze stress from various vantage points and review different mindsets and techniques to help manage stress.

Later, Martin shares a F R E E Gift (unplanned) but realizes it's a great way for listeners to help manage stress. Please see resource link below - As a Man Thinketh. Since you can only hold one thought in your mind at a time, this beautiful, short and powerful little book helps you to guide your mind and “think right” in times of great challenge.

Check it out and learn other great tips and find out how to get your free gift!

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(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group


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Feb 20, 2017

"The successful person is just the average person focused.”

This episode is chock-full of tips, tools and techniques to help you master your focus and to be more productive! Martin and Henry discuss focus in an age of high technology and perpetual distraction.

Martin shares that the very reason The Habit Factor even exists is because of his inability to focus and how THF was the answer that helped him to write two books.
Henry covers a few great tips like time blocking (hours at a time) and changing up his environment, sometimes even crashing nice hotels!

A few KEYS covered include: deep breathing, knowing you energy patterns, setting minimum focus time and changing your environment!

"A five watt light bulb can barely light up a closet but when focused can cut through steel."

Resources mentioned:

WriteRoom (app iOS)
Headspace (app)
Brain.FM
Pomodoro technique

Here's a video explaining P.A.R.R. and HabitStrength™ >> Meet BILL

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More Resources

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group


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Feb 20, 2017

“Before fear becomes fear, it’s pressure.” Martin and Henry dive deep into WHY we all seem to procrastinate more than we’d like. Spoiler alert: The biggest reason is resisting the possibility of future PAIN, FEAR and/or uncertainty.

Then they delve into the various mindsets and strategies they use to address and overcome procrastination. Talk of "The Pressure Paradox™" comes up as it must!

How do you “refract” PRESSURE? Just like light refracts through a prism Martin proposes that each of us refract pressure and procrastination is just a negative form of refraction based again upon fear, uncertainty and the concern for future pain. Check this one out!

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More Resources

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group


>>>>CONNECT WITH HENRY EVANS<<<<

Get Clear Marketing

The Hour A Day Entrepreneur

Feb 20, 2017

After Martin and Henry bust out their GTRs (Good Things Report) they tackle the power of accountability. Henry calls out MG on his confession about tracking just 50% with his accountability group. Then, Martin shares the significance of TRACKING + ACCOUNTABILITY and the mindset that helped him to stay motivated!

Questions to ponder: What are you comparing yourself against? How much better are you doing just by the act of tracking in the first place?

Martin shares that The Habit Factor's Facebook Accountability Page has been critical to help him push through stagnation and how fun it is to see others progress and how everyone encourages each other!

They even review the fundamental components of habit development (the absolute requirements PLUS the best method for habit development; P.A.R.R. ) and examples of working with others who’ve realized a great ancillary benefits even if and when they were tracking the wrong habit and chasing the wrong goal!
 

The Habit Factor Facebook Accountability Group (application is here)

Here's a video explaining P.A.R.R. and HabitStrength™ >> Meet BILL

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More Resources

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group


>>>>CONNECT WITH HENRY EVANS<<<<

Get Clear Marketing

The Hour A Day Entrepreneur

Feb 20, 2017

In this, the first episode of the new season Martin welcomes Henry Evans of "Hour a Day Entrepreneur" fame and "Get Clear Marketing" as the season’s new co-host and they get right into the topic du jour, “Theme Days”.

When you think about the most successful organizations they do one thing well: they are consistent! Consistency of behavior is achieved via a rhythmic, habit-pattern sort of scheduling that takes advantage of the natural rhythms in nature. Hence, we have a calendar and a clock. So, for instance, management teams will meet on Mondays. Or your gardener always shows up on a Tuesday and Church is always on Sunday. etc.

Consider how you can employ the same idea to your productivity! The key question becomes, how are YOU going to establish a rhythm of behavior (habits) that support your or your organizations goals. Rhythmic behavior is a great way to SOLVE problems ensuring that problem areas get routine, systematic attention and treatment.

For more on the topic you can read Martin's post

Here's a video explaining P.A.R.R. and HabitStrength™ >> Meet BILL

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More Resources

(FREE! The Habit Factor's Tracking Template)

The Habit Factor® (website: BLOG, tips, tools and other resources)

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Habit Factor app (iOS, Android)

The Habit Factor's Facebook (Private) Accountability Group


>>>>CONNECT WITH HENRY EVANS<<<<

Get Clear Marketing

The Hour A Day Entrepreneur

Feb 16, 2017

BONUS: Just for checking in on this episode, Martin is giving away one of his most powerful and now, just for YOU (F R E E) tools—the Personal Evaluation Toolkit! (P.E.T.) A gift just for listening, subscribing, reviewing and helping to ensure an EPIC launch for Season III. All you have to do is listen to this show and follow the simple guidelines below...

This is “The Bridge” episode! Titled such because it bridges Season II and the all new, exciting, upcoming release Season III. Season III is set to premiere 2/21 with a new Co-host and Cover Art!
Just listen to the show, subscribe and write a quick review when Season III debuts (between Feb 20 - 28) and you will be sent the powerful P.E.T.! Personal Evaluation Toolkit! A fantastic way to ensure that YOUR 2017 is off to the best start possible. It’s that simple. Thanks!

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