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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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Sep 20, 2021

"People are not lazy. They simply have impotent goals—that is, goals that do not inspire them."
~Tony Robbins

This week, MG and Jen Grant review the fundamentals of goal setting, mainly, why goal setting is NOT optional.

They review 3 fundamental reasons why goal setting is essential for everyone.

First, goal setting is proof of "intelligence in action!" Stealing a cue from the world of computer programming, if "artificial intelligence is goal-directed behavior," then an intelligent person must set goals. 

Secondly, setting goals adds meaning and purpose to life. Sadly, it's those who drift—who don't have worthwhile goals—who think life is boring, lacks meaning, and is worthless—even pointless. Yet, those who have worthwhile goals find value and purpose.

Third, as demonstrated by The Habit Factor®, as you head toward your goal, the process demands that you cultivate supportive habits that will help you achieve that goal. You end up developing good, positive habits!

So, if you're unsure about why goal setting is important, here are just three solid reasons, plus there's an important bonus reason that we'll cover.

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:
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TOOLS/BOOKS WE RECOMMEND:

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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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Sep 13, 2021

"The highest value habits are the ones that yield the greatest results relative to your most important goals and ideals."

Last week, the discussion was about making sure we take more time to simply THINK about the activities that will yield the greatest consequences, relative to our goals and ideals.

This week, the topic goes a bit further. Rather than focusing upon one-off "activities," the question is: Which HABITS will yield the highest value return once cultivated?

Since it is our recurring behaviors—HABITS—that propel us toward our goals most efficiently and effectively, we ought to spend a significant amount of time just identifying the HIGHEST VALUE HABITS.

The entire exercise falls beautifully in line with The Habit Factor's core methodology: P.A.R.R., Plan. Act. Record. Reassess.

Make time to identify the core, related behaviors—HABITS— that will yield the HIGHEST VALUE RETURN and begin tracking them today (no more than 5 habits).

BTW: If you need the free habits-to-goals tracking spreadsheet, see the links below!

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:
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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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Sep 6, 2021

"Time and consequences go hand in hand."

When you hear the word "consequences," what's the first thing you think?

Not unlike the word "habit," "consequences" has a predominately negative connotation. Yet, by definition, consequences simply means "the result or effect of action or condition."

Think about how you spend your time. Anything that consumes your time and attention enables consequences, both good and bad.

Brian Tracy likes to say, "Failures spend the majority of their time in low-value, low-return consequence activities. Whereas successes spend the majority of their time in high-value, high-return consequence activities."

That may sound obvious, but the fact remains that very few consider deeply the long-term value—the consequences—that will result from their present actions.

BT goes further: "Successes will spend a great deal of time just thinking about which activities will yield the greatest consequences relative to their goals and ideals."

MG and Jen's explore BT's observation and discuss the significance of spending time thinking about the activities that will yield the greatest results before engaging in them.  

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:
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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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Aug 30, 2021

"If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster."
~Clint Eastwood

Humans love guarantees.

Yet, when it comes to goal achievement, finding a guarantee is nearly impossible. Goal achievement is far less about guarantees and much more about probabilities.

Nobody is guaranteed to achieve the life of their dreams. They are, however, FAR more likely to achieve such a life by aiming for clear goals and ideals.

In a world short of guarantees, we enhance our odds of success by establishing a great plan (strategy); tracking core, essential behaviors aligned with our goals; and having a clear picture of the ideal outcome.

Imagine being blindfolded and trying to throw a dart at a dartboard's bullseye. What's the probability of hitting the bullseye when you don't even know where the dartboard is?

With no vision, and no target to aim for, the likelihood that you'll hit your target is close to zero.

Now, take off the blindfold, aim at the bullseye, and practice each and every day. What's the likelihood you'll end up hitting the bullseye, someday?

It's time to take off the blindfold, set clear goals and ideals, and work toward our targets.

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

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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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Aug 23, 2021

Why do we construct so many obstacles in our lives?

Have you constructed anything lately?

Constructs are anything that you create—manufacture—within your life.

The "interesting" thing is that even our thoughts are constructs; that is a very important awareness.

Last week, we reviewed the concept that the best way for anyone to get out of a hole is to stop digging. The "digging" is our habitual behavior that put us in the "hole" (an undesirable position) in the first place. (Stop Digging!)

In this episode, we acknowledge that many of the holes we may find ourselves in have been created by our own thinking.

A key reason for constructing anything ought to be to facilitate our lives, not to make them more difficult. Yet, how often do we construct thoughts and stories that are self-defeating and do not serve our goals and ideals?

Rather than constructing thoughts that are beneficial and supportive, we create barriers—obstacles—that make our goals and ideals even harder to achieve!

So, how aware are you of the thoughts and stories you construct each and every day? Are you building bridges or barriers to your goals and ideals?

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

*****

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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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Aug 16, 2021

"The first law of holes: If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging."

Are you in a hole? A hole is simply a metaphor for a situation or circumstance you'd prefer not to be in.

There is an old adage, sometimes referred to as the "first law of holes," which states: "If you find yourself in a hole, stop digging."

Too much debt? Out of shape or overweight? Poor relationships? Drinking too much alcohol, etc.? Any of these situations could be considered "holes" in which you may find yourself standing.

You probably get the picture—and that picture should be of you, standing at least waist deep, in a hole!

Here are a few key questions: 

Are you still shoveling?

Why are you still shoveling?

What is it going to take to stop the shoveling?

Do you continue to spend on credit? Dig!

Maybe you continue to eat unhealthy foods! Dig!

Perhaps you continue to say the wrong things. Dig!

Time to assess your results. Are you standing in any holes?

Are there any situations you've created that you'd like to get out of?

Ask yourself what habit you may need to cease right away—TO STOP THE DIGGING—so you can begin the process of bettering your situation 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!

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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

---------

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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Aug 9, 2021

"By immersing yourself into a new, different, and challenging environments, the last thing you'll be able to do is feel depressed or sorry for yourself."

MG invites Jen back on to discuss this week's Mind-Bullet, "Immersion."

By definition, to immerse yourself means to involve yourself deeply into a particular activity or interest.

In a recent interview with a fitness expert who had suffered a lot of personal trauma in his youth, he mentioned how immersing himself into new activities, such as kitesurfing, helps him to avoid getting depressed or even making poor decisions and even creating bad habits.

By changing his immediate environment and immersing himself into the unknown, he had no time to let his mind get away from him. By immersing himself in unfamiliar environments, all his senses are engaged, and his complete concentration and focus is required.

Next time you feel depressed or off balance, consider how you might immerse yourself into a new, different, or unique environment, which is likely to consume your attention and focus it toward a new, favorable direction!

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

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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

---------

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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Aug 2, 2021

"Unhappiness is tied to a feeling of not being in control. By establishing small wins each day you not only feel happier, you move you closer to your goals!"

MG invites Jen back on H2G to discuss this week's Mind-Bullet, "Small Wins", a different spin on the importance of self-efficacy, the ability to produce a desired result.

Coming off last weeks episode, "Intentionality" we know humans are goal-achievement machines. Thus, they must be setting goals.

The key to bridging the gap, going from point "A" to point "B" is to compile small wins as often as possible along the way.

This is precisely why tracking habits that are aligned with your goals is so effective. Each time you tick-off a habit, you feel as though you've inched closer to your goal and you demonstrate self-efficacy—the ability to produce a desired result!

Thus, pilling up small wins provides a sense of purpose as well as a feeling of control. Two important aspects that influence your ongoing effectiveness and overall happiness!

Enjoy the show!

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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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

****

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 

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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.

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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!

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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™

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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.

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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!

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The New HabitXP Planner!

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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™

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Free Webinar: (Mini-Course) Focus & Discipline

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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.

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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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Jun 28, 2021

"To break the inertia: S.T.A.R.T.! Simple Today Actions Repeated & Tracked"

It's inevitable: We are ALL trending toward zero. Laziness. Stillness. Eventually, even nothingness.

However, that's a consideration that doesn't have to be depressing or debilitating; rather, it can be useful.

The great mathematician, physicist, and philosopher Blaise Pascal put it this way: "Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed."

Next time you feel stuck, recognize the dynamic, universal forces at play, namely inertia and gravity for starters.

The key to flipping the script is to get started! Just S.T.A.R.T.!

Simple (small). Today. Actions, Repeated and Tracked!

Once the inertia is broken, the task forward is much easier.

Plato put it this way: "The beginning is the most important part of the work."

Thus, whatever you may be attempting to do, whatever your goal may be, the real challenge is to GET STARTED. Nothing is done without a beginning.

Once you've started, keep the momentum going by following P.A.R.R. Plan. Act. Record & Reassess!

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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.

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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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Jun 21, 2021

"The longest journey begins with a single step."
~Lao Tzu

The Ocho—Season 8—is here, and we follow up last week's episode, "Try Slow," with this week's offering, "The Incremental."

This episode was inspired by an illustration MG saw on Facebook: A man, struggling, on his tippy-toes, arms outstretched, attempting to reach the first rung of a ladder—yet the very first step was too far away.

It's tough to climb any ladder when the rungs are too far apart. It's equally tough to develop any habit and move toward any goal when the expectations, targets, and next steps are too far apart.

The key to habit development and goal achievement is the incremental: Small steps that are attainable, reachable, and achievable.

To put our expectations, targets, and goals too far out of reach would make them about as worthwhile as a ladder with steps that are too far apart. Recognizing the INCREMENTAL is critical.

Whether it's for saving money, getting out of debt, writing a book, or running a marathon, respecting and mastering the incremental is the path to goal achievement. 

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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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Jun 14, 2021

"Slow is smooth and smooth is fast."

The Ocho—Season 8—is here, and along with it, our first episode: Try Slow.

A sign in MG's neighborhood cautions drivers to slow down. Yet the more he passes the sign, the more meaning the message has: "TRY SLOW."

Try slow to be more efficient and effective.

Try slow to be healthier.

Try slow to concentrate and focus better.

Try slow to remember things.

Try slow to be a better friend by listening more.

"Try slow" is a catchy motto and a welcome message in our fast-moving, modern life.

Trying "slow" might not just save some kid from the dangers of speeding drivers. Trying "slow" is likely to make you a better human.

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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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Jun 7, 2021

"If you cannot be happy unloading a dishwasher, you cannot be happy."

Today's episode is all about real happiness.

Happiness involves a couple major ingredients: choice and gratitude.

Consider for moment all the incredible "things" that must take place for you to be unloading your dishwasher.

You can begin with the obvious: Unloading a dishwasher likely means you have eyes, hands, fingers, and arms, and that you're standing (legs and feet), for starters.

Then, consider the first-world commodities at your disposal: plumbing, electricity, not to mention a home and shelter.

Finally, if you're unloading a dishwasher, it likely means that you had some food to eat!

Of course, the very same awareness should be applied to various other "chores": Laundry, making your bed, mowing the lawn, washing your car, maybe even being stuck in traffic!

Thus, unloading the dishwasher is a terrific litmus test of one's capacity for true happiness. So, if you cannot be happy unloading the dishwasher, chances are good, you cannot be happy!

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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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May 31, 2021

"The roots create the fruits; the fruits reveal the seeds."

In today's episode, we invite Jen Grant back on the program to discuss our Mind-Bullet: The Fruit!

What do ALL fruits have in common?

Correct. Seeds!

While we should probably be more focused on the process (our habits/the roots) that creates the fruits (money, car, big home, etc.), it turns out that focusing on the fruits reveals something extraordinarily important: seeds!

Tony Robbins likes to say, "Success leaves clues!"

MG seconds the observation and points out that fruit, by definition must contain seeds.

Further, it's the seeds that offer the promise that, when planted and cared for within a conducive environment, they will produce rewards!

Jen and MG further the analogy by referencing the resistance each seed experiences initially as it struggles to see the light of day. Similarly, its our efforts—building new habits—that experience extreme resistance as we put in the practice, work and discipline in order for the seeds to produce fruit.

The great reward is knowing that, over time, resistance for a well-planted and cared for seed will diminish as our habit strength increases!

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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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May 24, 2021

"Discipline is a habit: cultivate it."

"No man is free who cannot command himself." Pythagoras

If you are not in control of yourself (your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors), you will never know true freedom.

In today's episode, MG shares how, for many years, he grappled with what appeared to be conflicting primary values: freedom and family.

Upon further reflection, he made the realization that the banks of a river provide direction, power and strength. Similarly, a family also can provide the very same qualities: direction, power and strength.

Thus, the values of family and freedom don't necessarily conflict; rather, family and freedom can be complementary values that guide our energy.

A similar analogy can be made for tracking behaviors and habits while cultivating discipline. When we track our habits and behaviors, like the banks of a river, we add controls and constraints to our energy force, further guiding and directing our power.

It turns out that we discover real freedom when we develop discipline in our lives, allowing our energy to be guided and focused.

Consider the opposite: We'd have aimless, disorganized energy heading nowhere in particular, achieving nothing.

What is a river without its banks? Power and energy dissipated, flowing nowhere, "achieving" nothing. Listen in for more on cultivating discipline as a habit and achieving freedom inside a powerful structure.

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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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May 17, 2021

"At birth, you have only instincts, no habits."

How many beliefs are you born with?

How many habits are you born with?

In today's episode, MG revisits the concept of Tabula rasa—blank slate—to help us recognize and challenge any limiting beliefs and habits that may be keeping us stuck.

It's important to know that we've acquired these limiting thought and behavior habits. They weren't ours since birth; they've been inscribed upon our character (Tabula rasa) as we've lived our lives, dealing with life's daily challenges and struggles.

Knowing that we've picked up self-deprecating thoughts and habits along the way also means we know we can change them. With intention, reflection, and practice (PARR), we can inscribe new habits of thought and behavior to produce new, different, and better outcomes.

Tabula rasa is a powerful awareness tool, helping us to understand that how we view ourselves and our limitations is just a story we've acquired via habit. Habits are strengthened by repetition, over time. However, unlike other creatures that can't change their habits, we can! New, positive habits, repeated over time, help us create a powerful new story.

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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!)

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**HABIT FACTOR RESOURCES!!**

The New HabitXP Planner!

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

The Habit Factor® Book (Amazon Kindle)

The Pressure Paradox® Book (Amazon Kindle)

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The Pressure Paradox™

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May 10, 2021

How often do you judge your own judgment?

We often tell our kids, "Use good judgment!" Yet, when it comes to our own judgment, we tend to forget the advice.

In this week's episode, MG invites Jen Grant to co-host as they explore the significance judgement plays in our life.

When is judgment valuable? When is judgment harmful?

If we ruminate in the negative feelings judgment may bring, it can be harmful. If judgment derails your progress and keeps you off track for too long, it's harmful.

However, great value arises when judgment helps us to identify improvement and how we can move toward our goals and ideals more effectively and efficiently.

Good judgment is what helps companies to improve their products and services, making them more successful.

Be sure to assess the value of your judgments. Notice if your judgments are derailing you. Should that happen, do your best to pause, filter through the debris and find the value.

Good judgment can help anyone to make better decisions, form new habits, and move toward their goals more quickly.

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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!

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May 3, 2021

“Everything is hard before it is easy." ~Goethe

Why do humans possess a subconscious mind?

In season two, we covered the subconscious mind relative to the "Super-Conscious". In today's episode, we wonder why the subconscious mind exists.

As science is about studying "things" that can be measured and observed, some scientists may even argue the subconscious mind or even the "mind" itself, does not exist.

MG speculates otherwise and reiterates the important distinction between the mind and the brain, an idea covered in The Habit Factor® (book).

Unlike animals born with "instincts", humans are endowed with the capacity to program their subconscious with new habits and skills.

Not unlike a computer programmer, we can write a script (with  intention and practice) that automates a behavior or skill over time.

The process to program the subconscious with a new habit or skill—is by following P.A.R.R. (Plan, Act, Record & Reassess).

As humans develop new skills and habits the behaviors ascend through the various levels of competence (Wikipedia) and, over time become more habit-like.

No other animal in the world can intentionally learn and align new skills and habits to their goals and ideals.

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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™

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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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Apr 26, 2021

“It doesn't matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." ~Confucius

Some days are better than others. Sometimes you're on track and sometimes you are not.

A way to ensure you keep moving forward, despite setbacks, is to begin tracking your habits. 

By tracking your habits, you reinforce both your intention and commitment. So, when setbacks happen, you're able to get back on track more quickly.

MG recounts a couple stories about getting thrown off track and how considering these days as "throw-away days" helps him to reset more quickly and keep moving forward.

Further, he shares a story about a guy he recently coached to follow the tracking process and P.A.R.R. who experienced multiple setbacks, including; a colonoscopy, a tax deadline and a family member needing medical care, all of which derailed his progress.

In short, he didn't experience a throw-away day, he experienced a throw-away week!

The best part, he was already tracking his habits and knew to expect throw away days.

Thus, the real key—the essence to staying on track—is to continue tracking by following P.A.R.R. (Plan, Act, Record, & Reassess) which factors in the concept of throw-away days!

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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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Apr 19, 2021

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."
~Dalai Lama

Kindness is a habit (and trait) that is learnable and strengthened with practice.

In Season 5, episode 50 the "Kindness" topic was previously explored. In this episode, MG expounds on the subject, citing his experience tracking "TKT" ("The Kind Thing"), a habit he's had fun working on.

MG gives credit for the idea to a fellow entrepreneur who decided to start tracking his "kindness" habit in a goals accountability group.

Using The Habit Factor app, Martin code-named "The Kind Thing" as "TKT" and suggests that tracking acts of "kindness" is up there with the other "pro tips" like tracking at least one diet and one exercise habit, regardless of the overarching goal.

You're encouraged to give "TKT" a try and add it to your habit tracking.

Not only is "TKT" likely to make you feel better about yourself but it's likely to foster a habit which will serve you for a lifetime.

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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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Apr 12, 2021

“Success is nothing other than a feeling. Some people feel 'successful' after taking their dog on a walk. Others feel like a failure if they don't get 1,000 likes on Instagram."

What is success, really?

Part of understanding success is knowing how you define it— that is, what are you aiming to achieve?

Having said that, there's a great argument to be made that success isn't something to be achieved as much as a moment to be appreciated.

Chances are good, though, that the truth lies in the middle. Success is both something to achieve and something to appreciate that generates a feeling of success.

For some, a big house makes them feel successful; maybe for a day, maybe for a month or year. For others, success includes a life of service and contribution that provides fulfillment.

Both situations equate to a moment in time when one FEELS SUCCESSFUL.

Thus, to feel successful, it's important to understand how you define success, know what makes you feel successful, and how to manage your emotions with precision most of the time.

If you don't feel successful, guess what? It's JUST A FEELING.

If you feel successful, take note and understand what the contributing factors are so you can manage that feeling better in the future.

Listen in to hear more about the component parts of success and how to contribute your ideas.

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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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Apr 5, 2021

“During the darkest days of the Model 3 program, I reached out to Tim Cook to discuss the possibility of Apple acquiring Tesla (for 1/10 of our current value). He refused to take the meeting." @elonmusk

As much as rejection sucks, often, the further removed from it we become, the more it seems like a blessing.

After a rejection, two narratives may emerge. One takes us toward a direction of doom—a story and outcome we do not desire. But the other narrative can be hopeful—a story of possibilities. 

The idea is to consciously redirect rejection toward the positive narrative which fosters the emotions that set you up for a win, later.

In fact, rejection's greatest value may be that it fosters emotional resilience and self-reliance!

After a rejection, be aware of the story you're telling yourself. For example, "Oh sh*t! I didn't get that job, nobody's going to hire anyone my age," or, "They wouldn't fund our company, we have way too much debt, nobody is ever going to invest in our company."

If you're spiraling down this negative path, think about Elon Musk in the above scenario. After Apple's rejection, he remained resilient and steered his company through troubled waters. He was able to look back and laugh at the rejection, noting that Telsa, at the time, was worth 1/10th of its present value.

Listen in for more on handling rejection, how to redirect rejection to foster the positive narrative and emotions that set you up for winning later, and how to craft the supportive story that will carry you to your eventual success. 

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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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