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#402 Food Choices

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt You control what you put in your mouth. If you want to maximize the probability that you live a long healthy life, make good food choices.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in health, Podcasts, Self improvement.

#395 Enhance Your Work Skills

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Hiring a industry related 3rd party expert for yourself can help you enhance your work skills.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Achieve Success, personal growth, Podcasts, Self improvement, success.

#394 Improve

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArt Consider getting a 3rd party evaluation if you have a desire to improve any aspect of your life.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Achieve Success, life-long students, personal growth, Podcasts, Self improvement, success.

3rd Party Evaluation

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Last week I joined a new gym and they offered me a free personal training session. I took them up on the offer and then proceeded to pay for a couple of extra days. As the trainer did his evaluation he asked a series of questions. The first was how long I had been consistently working out. I had to think for a moment, then I realized the answer was over 20 years. I haven’t taken more than 2 weeks off in the past 20 years. His next question: “Why are you here?” My answer: “I want to get a third party evaluation on my workout.” No matter how much experience you have in any area of your life, a 3rd party evaluation can help you get to another level.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in performance, Self improvement, success.

#327 Ritualize

90SecondNavigator-AlbumArtIf you must perform tasks that you consider to be weaknesses, ritualize the activity so it becomes automatic.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Create habits, Podcasts, productivity, Self improvement.

Confidence

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Self-confidence is a skill that can be mastered through learning and practice.
Creating confidence can have a profound impact on your success.

People are drawn to those that are self-assured. You wouldn’t want your doctor to be indecisive, nor would you hire a financial advisor that lacked conviction in your retirement strategy. Confidence is a trait that people seek out in others. If you are lacking it, there are some things you can do to build it.

1. Prepare in advance–Assume you need to speak in front of a large group. If you rehearse what you plan to say 20 times in the mirror before you do it live, you will be far more confident when you get there.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Confidence, Self improvement.

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