Tony Robbins’ Five Keys to Wealth and Happiness — and, of course, The Pressure Paradox ; )

“Hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made!” ~Gabby Douglas By: Martin Grunburg First, if you’re familiar with my thoughts on mastery and learning, then you’ll understand how it is we are upon this topic again. ; ) If not, I recommend you listen to this podcast episode to learn why I will […]

Read More»

Goal Achievement Series — Mindset Pro Tip #6:
Be Nice!

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. ~Dalai Lama By: Martin Grunburg As we round out the G.R.O.W.I.N.G. goal-achievement series, the topic “Always Be Nice” is our focal point. You might think this would go without saying, right? Well, I would submit to you that many of the obstacles people face along their way […]

Read More»

Goal Achievement Series —Mindset Pro Tip #4:
WHO Do You Want to BEcome?

“I hope, therefore, that some of my descendants may follow the example and reap the benefit.” ~Benjamin Franklin By: Martin Grunburg Today’s post involves the big “W” in our ongoing Goal Achievement/Mindset Series, “G.R.O.W.I.N.G.” The “W” stands for Who, as in, Who do you want to BEcome? It’s important to remember that any BEcoming you do […]

Read More»

Rethinking Habit Development

By: Martin Grunburg There is little debate among psychologists (those who study behavioral psychology) that the relationship between habit and skill is a challenge to delineate, and their differences are difficult and hard to define. A recent example of this comes via an article in Forbes written by Pat Brans where he asks noted Ph.D. […]

Read More»

7 Habits to Help Cultivate Your Enthusiasm

Photo: courtesy Wikimedia: O. Fernandez, New York World-Telegram and the Sun staff photographer – Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. By: Martin Grunburg “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~Martin Luther King, Jr Happy MLK Day!!! In the last post […]

Read More»

How to Get Unstuck & Breakthrough in the New Year!

By: Martin Grunburg When it comes to personal development, one of the most common challenges seems to be helping a person get “unstuck,” showing them how they can break free from stagnation and begin to tap into their full potential. Personally, this was my greatest challenge (some 15 years ago), and incredibly, it may be […]

Read More»

6 Essential Questions to Ask Yourself at Year’s End

By: Martin Grunburg “Each new day begets a new year, and each new year, a new day.” Looks like we’ve made it through another year (almost). Yay! or #yayme. BTW: I thought that license plate was kinda funny. However, when I lined up the shot, I got the unexpected bonus of the palms and a […]

Read More»

5 Habits of Heroes: A Tribute to Former Astronaut and Senator John Glenn

  By: Martin Grunburg “I don’t know what you could say about a day in which you have seen four beautiful sunsets.” ~John Glenn We lost another great American hero last week: John Glenn passed away at the age of 95. While I knew little about the man behind the legend and never had the […]

Read More»

Top 5 Ways Setting Goals Will Change Your Life

By: Martin Grunburg Incredibly, even today, many people question the value of goal-setting. For your enjoyment, I’ll share a few articles at the end of this post. I say “enjoyment” because once you read/understand these articles through the prism of habit and with an understanding of The Habit Factor methodology, their concerns about the negative side-effects of […]

Read More»

2 Keys to Learning; Plus, a Great Accelerator

By: Martin Grunburg Let’s say it’s time to learn something new, such as a language or a musical instrument, or how to plant a garden (pick your topic). What do you think would be the key factors influencing your ability to succeed in learning that new skill or habit? Now, please think about that for a […]

Read More»

Focus on the FREE! Perhaps the Most Important Habit of All

By: Martin Grunburg When you think about the word FREE, what comes to mind? What associations do you tend to make? I say “free,” you say: Cheap? Worthless? Garbage? A loss leader? Once again, I find myself fascinated by our language and the associations we attach to the words we use. And, of course, how those associations […]

Read More»

GRIT: Six Quotes — and Habits — To Keep You Gritty When the Going Gets Tough

By: Martin Grunburg The psychological definition of grit suggests that it is a non-cognitive trait. I’d like to challenge that idea slightly. Like any habit, grit can be at first cognitively fostered and then consciously refortified until it becomes embedded in your subconscious. That’s an important consideration because it tells us that the essential characteristic for […]

Read More»

Where To Aim When You’re Aiming For Your Goal

Chances are good that you’ve heard the phrase “Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” An entertaining thought and a fun quote attributed to many, including the late, great Norman Vincent Peale. (Author one of my early favorites; see The Power of Positive Thinking.) While I like the quote, the thought […]

Read More»

More: Goals and Habits, Goal Theory Simplified

Goals are important for a multitude of reasons, and yes, they are as important as habits. For more on this, please see the prior post. (link) In fact, there is a powerful relationship between the two that has somehow been lost for a very long time (more on that below). Please recognize that goals help you […]

Read More»

Are Habits Better Than Goals? Are Goals Bad?

I recently received an email from an uber-successful entrepreneur. This lady has a multi-million-dollar company and she’s a mentor and coach for other entrepreneurs. However, given some of the recent articles on the Internet she’s read about goal achievement, she was wondering if perhaps having a group of entrepreneurs set goals for themselves might be […]

Read More»

The Magic of Breakthrough Ideas: Spark Creativity, Solve Problems and Smash Through Standard Industry Thinking

I’m more fascinated than ever with the idea of GOOD ideas. That is, how breakthrough ideas rarely come from inside of their own industry. After all, isn’t that the basis for the cliché, “You gotta think outside the box”? Many businesses are looking for that one, great breakthrough idea. Or, maybe YOU just want to […]

Read More»
© Copyright The Habit Factor® | Achieve Your Goals More Easily - Theme by Pexeto