Platitudes won’t help you. I know, I’ve tried to implement them all. They’re frustrating.
Go for it! Live for today! Stay motivated!
I’m more interested in how we can radically improve our lives. How can we stay truly motivated? How can we maintain hyper-efficiencies? How can we stay happy at work? How can we find true fulfillment by cultivating the most attractive aspects of our personalities?
Here are 10 unexpected things you can do daily to radically improve your life:
1. Don’t obsess over “how” you’ll do something.
Four years ago when I launched my agency Silverback Social, I just did it. I knew that I wanted to create a digital agency that led with social media. I had no idea how I was going to do it.
I still remove the “how” from most of our agency issues. We continue to grow, over- perform and excel in every endeavor, winning awards and working with some of the most compelling clients.
Obsessing over your “how” will only lead you to full-on panic. Define your “why” for sure, but let go of the “how.”
2. Invest in clothes that fit. Yes, seriously.
My dress shirts and suits are all custom-made. This isn’t as extravagant as it sounds. You can order custom clothing for about the same cost as off-the-rack clothes from Banana Republic. You just have to be patient for the clothes to get delivered after you’ve been measured.
When you have clothes that fit well, you feel better. When you feel better you perform better. Removing the stress of selecting a shirt that will fit in the morning frees up psychic energy. Read more