Happy Fourth of July! For those not from the States, today is a special holiday to celebrate this country’s independence.
A friend invited me to celebrate by watching the sun rise over Lake Michigan (the main lake of Chicago), a tradition she’s been observing for nearly 30...
Last week, I talked about how action is not a matter of choice (if you missed it, you can read it here). There is more to action than wanting to act or knowing what to do.
All of our decisions and actions are filtered through the mind using a host of criteria. If the decision or...
Have you ever wanted to do something, but didn’t?
Have you ever set a goal, but didn’t achieve it let alone start?
We all have!
Why is that?
Why is it that we get excited about a goal, project, or pursuit, but rarely see it to the end.
The last newsletter gave two reasons (if you missed...
Welcome back to the MindLily Mind Performance Newsletter.
Last week, I started a thread on productivity, talking about the problem with personal development and how personal development experts and gurus get it wrong in couple ways.
One is they focus too much on motivation, pumping people with...
In the last newsletter, I mentioned that last month I was visiting friends in Columbia. While there, I made it a point to visit a region I've always wanted, the coffee region. There, I did a tour at a coffee farm and learned all sorts of interesting facts about coffee.
For instance, the coffee...
Hope you’re doing well and enjoying the summer.
I’m in Chicago, and can you believe, summer has yet to arrive here. It’s almost June, and I still wear a jacket when leaving the house. Last night felt like winter, so unbelievable.
In this newsletter I want to share...
The past month or so, I covered important tips to make you productive. To recap, anytime you come across useful or valuable advice:
1. Write It Down
2. Retrieve It from Memory
3. Take Action on It
The sooner, the better.
This week, I'm going to cap-off the discussion with one last suggestion, which is...
The last few newsletters have been discussing ways to put development content to work for you. If you missed them, can read'em here.
They talked about the importance of:
1. Taking Notes
2. Retrieving or calling back information you have learned
Step 3 is to take action on the advice, which is what...
I’ve been M.I.A.
It’s been over a month since the last time I posted anything.
It wasn’t because I got busy or forgot about you guys.
It was to prove a point
Yes, that’s right, to prove a point!
That point is related to the new topic I had started, of which I made three posts...
Last week, I discussed the importance of taking notes and jotting useful information, specially instructions or advice that come your way.
Doing so is extremely critical to taking action because memory is very fleeting. It leaves as quickly as it arrives.
The #1 reason why people don’t write...