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Habits 2 Goals: The Habit Factor® Podcast with Martin Grunburg

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— HABIT! There’s a reason top coaches, consultants, trainers, Professional athletes, Olympians, PhD’s and the very best learning institutions world-wide use and recommend The Habit Factor®. Guess how many 'habits to goals' tracking apps existed when The Habit Factor® hit iTunes in June of 2009? Correct. Zero. Today there are about 100 (and counting). Here's why: The Habit Factor® revealed a better method to achieve goals, and it's crazy to think it all started with this crazy simple and "ugly" ; ) habits to goals tracking spreadsheet/template: http://thehabitfactor.com/templates 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! Learn and apply The Habit Factor's innovative P.A.R.R. methodology and habit alignment to achieve your most meaningful goals faster than you ever thought possible. Check it out— learn more at: http://thehabitfactor.com
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Jul 26, 2021

"Intentionality is your superpower, and the best news is, you're already great at using it!"

When was the last time you went shopping?

When was the last time you got a haircut?

When was the last time you ate some food?

That fact is, you're already an incredible, purposeful, deliberate, goal-driven machine. You use your intentionality every day, all day long.

Getting your hair cut wasn't an accident. You set up an appointment and then showed up. You didn't just arrive at a grocery store; you realized you needed food and made a plan to go shop.

You didn't accidentally start reading a book; you intended to read the book, so you picked it up.

Intentionality isn't just a superpower, though; it's your means to design the life you want, AND it's a demonstration of your intelligence in action!

Being intentional—being purposeful, being goal-driven—equates to intelligence in action.

Tony Robbins put it this way: "We all have goals; the problem is, most of us have really crappy goals, like, 'I just want to get through the day,' or, 'I just want to get through the month.'"

The truth is, goals are a must in life, and the bigger, more inspiring or even scarier the goal, the more inspiring your life is likely to become. That doesn't mean you have to begin with a huge, scary goal, but it does mean you must set goals.

"In life, goals are NOT optional."

By using your intention, being purposeful and deliberate with your life, you design your ideal future and begin to move toward it. This is the process to realize "success," and it's found in the daily effort to move toward your ideal future.

The method that takes you there is to follow P.A.R.R.—to intentionally create and align habits that support your goals. By Planning, Acting, Recording and Reassessing daily, you put your intentionality—your superpower—to work!

Enjoy the episode!

How much do you really know about habits and goals?
Check out the Habits & Goals Mastery course, NOW ON-DEMAND!

Visit: https://thehabitfactor.com/challenge

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Feedspot's "Top 10 Habit Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021"

New listeners: By texting the word "HABITS" to the mobile phone number "33444" you will instantly receive your "hack"/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.

Feel free to share the episode and leave a review on iTunes! Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

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Subscribe iTunes here!

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TOOLS/BOOKS WE RECOMMEND:

Bucket List PRO (iOS app) iTunes

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

The 3 C's of SucCcess (Mitch W. Steel)

The Psychology of Achievement (Brian Tracy)

The Power of Positive Thinking (Norman Vincent Peale)

The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

Think & Grow Rich (Napoleon Hill)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**

The New HabitXP Planner!

(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 Pressure Paradox™

**WEBINARS**

Get Unstuck Course 

Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Focus & Discipline

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Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our episodes w/ your friends and family and help us by writing a review ; )

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Jul 19, 2021

"Like painted kites, those days and nights they went flyin' by." ~Frank Sinatra (Summer Wind)

Building off last week's episode, "Bridging the Gap," this week, we review a force that makes progress possible: TIME!

Some view time like the flow of a river. Brian Tracy uses the analogy of a delivery truck backing up to deliver 24 fresh hours each new day. MG loves Sinatra's imagery of days "flyin' by like painted kites" from his hit song, "Summer Wind."

Whichever imagery you choose, there's no mistaking just how quickly "The DAYS" go flyin' by.

To illustrate, MG tries an experiment—an exercise—and asks the listeners to give it a try. This is an Arnold Schwarzenegger exercise called "The Vacuum," where you attempt to suck in your stomach and hold it in, as far as you can, for a minute or so.

MG set the intention to do the "Vacuum" twice a day, a few minutes at a time, for seven days straight.

The purpose is simply to illustrate just how quickly The DAYS go flyin' by.

Whatever small behavior or exercise you may be trying to cultivate into a habit, there is only one way to make it stick: be consistent and respect "The Days."

The very best way to respect "The Days" and appreciate how they can bring you closer to your goals is to intentionally track the behaviors that are aligned with your goals following, P.A.R.R. Plan, Act, Record & Reassess.

Enjoy the episode!

How much do you really know about habits and goals?
Check out the Habits & Goals Mastery course, NOW ON-DEMAND!

Visit: https://thehabitfactor.com/challenge

****

Feedspot's "Top 10 Habit Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021"

New listeners: By texting the word "HABITS" to the mobile phone number "33444" you will instantly receive your "hack"/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.

Feel free to share the episode and leave a review on iTunes! Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

*****

Subscribe iTunes here!

Subscribe: Android | RSS

*****

TOOLS/BOOKS WE RECOMMEND:

Bucket List PRO (iOS app) iTunes

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

The 3 C's of SucCcess (Mitch W. Steel)

The Psychology of Achievement (Brian Tracy)

The Power of Positive Thinking (Norman Vincent Peale)

The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

Think & Grow Rich (Napoleon Hill)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**

The New HabitXP Planner!

(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 Pressure Paradox™

**WEBINARS**

Get Unstuck Course 

Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Focus & Discipline

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Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our episodes w/ your friends and family and help us by writing a review ; )

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Jul 12, 2021

"When the student is ready, the lessons and teachers will appear."

Approximately four years after presenting to IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management), James B., who witnessed The Habit Factor® presentation, finally decided to listen to the audio book. 

FOUR. YEARS. LATER.

Afterward, he was excited to put habit alignment and the free habits-to-goals tracking sheet to work. He shared this story with me via email.

This week's episode is about "Bridging the Gap." Sometimes the steps we take are long and swift, and sometimes they are slow and small.

To span the bridge, we must keep moving forward.

If intelligence is goal-directed behavior, and we are "intelligent" beings, then we must set goals.

We must have an ideal to strive for, but that doesn't mean we have to be unhappy about our present circumstances. We can do both: be grateful for our present and have a goal to strive for.

At any given time, we could be at point "A" while we're attempting to arrive at point "B."

The challenge for ALL of us, in theory, is to bridge the gap between those two points.

The gap is the chasm we all have to cross at some point. This crossing happens on at least two levels: psychological and behavioral.

In order to span the gap, we must do more than just think positively; we have to take repeated, consistent action. We must forge the habits that are aligned with our goals!

This is what The Habit Factor® has taught for more than 11 years: Develop the consistent behaviors—the habits—that are aligned with your goals. This is how you create instant momentum and develop self-efficacy, the ability to produce a desired result, which, in turn, fosters happiness!

Nobody spans the gap in a single day, but you can begin bridging that gap, making progress, TODAY.

Enjoy the episode!

How much do you really know about habits and goals?
Check out the Habits & Goals Mastery course, NOW ON-DEMAND!

Visit: https://thehabitfactor.com/challenge

****

Feedspot's "Top 10 Habit Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021"

New listeners: By texting the word "HABITS" to the mobile phone number "33444" you will instantly receive your "hack"/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.

Feel free to share the episode and leave a review on iTunes! Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

*****

Subscribe iTunes here!

Subscribe: Android | RSS

*****

TOOLS/BOOKS WE RECOMMEND:

Bucket List PRO (iOS app) iTunes

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

The 3 C's of SucCcess (Mitch W. Steel)

The Psychology of Achievement (Brian Tracy)

The Power of Positive Thinking (Norman Vincent Peale)

The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

Think & Grow Rich (Napoleon Hill)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**

The New HabitXP Planner!

(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 Pressure Paradox™

**WEBINARS**

Get Unstuck Course 

Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Focus & Discipline

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Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our episodes w/ your friends and family and help us by writing a review ; )

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Jul 5, 2021

"While every day can't be the best day ever, your best day is almost always right around the corner. Realizing it, though, depends upon how well you navigate your worst days."

Gurus everywhere promote silly claims like, "HOW YOU CAN HAVE YOUR BEST DAY EVER, EVERY DAY"

Here's the bad news: You can't have your best day ever, every day.

The good news: Your best day ever is almost always awaiting you!

Realizing those "best days ever" depends greatly upon how well you navigate your sh*tty days.

Too often, people find a way to make their bad days much worse due to emotional fragility—taking too many things personally.

Unfortunately, there will be days when awful things will happen to us and/or our loved ones. When that happens, the environment is not conducive or supportive (for the time being) enough for us to pursue our goals and ideals.

In times like these, rather than wasting energy fighting unfortunate circumstances or taking things personally, letting our emotions get out of control, it's best to simply "duck and cover," knowing, "this too shall pass."

Possessing the critical understanding of what is within your control versus what is out of your control, and managing your response accordingly, will help to ensure that your best day ever is just around the corner.

Enjoy the episode!

How much do you really know about habits and goals?
Check out the Habits & Goals Mastery course, NOW ON-DEMAND!
Visit: https://thehabitfactor.com/challenge

****

Feedspot's "Top 10 Habit Podcasts You Must Follow in 2021"

New listeners: By texting the word "HABITS" to the mobile phone number "33444" you will instantly receive your "hack"/habit tracker/habit development template, or you can download it here: thehabitfactor.com/templates.

Feel free to share the episode and leave a review on iTunes! Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

*****

Subscribe iTunes here!

Subscribe: Android | RSS

*****

TOOLS/BOOKS WE RECOMMEND:

Bucket List PRO (iOS app) iTunes

Grab your FREE copy of As a Man Thinketh (PDF) right here:
As a Man Thinketh

The 3 C's of SucCcess (Mitch W. Steel)

The Psychology of Achievement (Brian Tracy)

The Power of Positive Thinking (Norman Vincent Peale)

The Magic of Thinking BIG! (David Schwartz)

Think & Grow Rich (Napoleon Hill)

The Success Principles (Jack Canfield)

Getting Things Done! (Allen's Great Book!)

TRELLO!

**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**

The New HabitXP Planner!

(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 Pressure Paradox™

**WEBINARS**

Get Unstuck Course 

Habit Mastery: (FREE) Learn the process to Master Habit, Enhance Discipline and Strengthen Willpower: The 28 Day Breakthrough! <<

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Why Happiness is a Habit and how to cultivate it!

Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Focus & Discipline

---------

Thank YOU for checking out this episode and we're always grateful when you SHARE our episodes w/ your friends and family and help us by writing a review ; )

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