Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to read something inspirational or educational for 30 minutes. We all want to make time to read these days, but for most of us, it just doesn’t seem to happen. Something always comes up that’s more important or you’re just too tired to pick up a book. In a world where we’re all glued to our phones, computers, and TVs, reading good ol’ fashion books almost seems archaic. However, it’s not a bad idea to give your eyes a break from electronics. Plus, reading something inspirational or educational for only 30 minutes can spark an idea, reignite a passion, or simply teach you something new. This is an especially good idea if you’re feeling like you’re falling behind at work, losing interest in your job, or just need a little inspiration for a project. Take a few minutes to read your favorite magazine and get ideas. Or, you can finally start that book you’ve been meaning to read that’s just collecting dust on your nightstand. Today, challenge yourself to take 30 minutes to read something inspirational or educational, whether it’s a book, magazine, article, or something else. What are your favorite books, magazines, or articles to read? What about them makes them special to you?
Habits. The biggest difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people challenge themselves to make simple habit changes (and actually follow through). (Having trouble following through on your goals? Watch this free 20-minute webinar for quick habit hacks for 2017.) At the beginning of every year, all of us think, “This is going to be MY year. I’m going to set goals for myself and get what I want -- finally.” But how many of us ACTUALLY follow through with those goals? If you have some career goals for 2017, you need to make some habit changes in order to actually get stuff done.
Take a deep breath of that January air – Smells like a fresh start, doesn’t it? A new year, a clean slate, and a million goals to achieve… What could go wrong? Unfortunately, it’s too easy for those newfound resolutions to fall to the wayside after the New Year high. It’s understandable – I mean, you’ve got a million other things to do... you don’t have time to focus on your goals, right? WRONG. Don’t sell yourself short this year. Here are a few surprisingly easy ways to achieve your goals:
The term inspiration is very commonly used. Everyone seems to be inspired by someone or something in their lives. His or her inspiration can be a person, event, an imaginary character or even an insight. To cook, write a poem, draw or to take up a job, one needs an inspiration. In simple words, inspiration is a creative push from something that resonates deeply with you and your beliefs.