Articles by Christopher D. Connors

Inspiration

How to keep going and find your breakthrough when it feels impossible

"The story of this man’s life is one of remarkable perseverance that carried him from near-death experiences to remarkable breakthroughs."

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There are no ‘barriers to entry’ –  The only thing stopping you is you

No one is standing in your way. Remove the mental and emotional obstacles, and you’ll find yourself creating beautiful work.

Levelling Up

The most important mental shift you need to increase your productivity

Productivity in its simplest form should be defined as "Creativity meets Routine meets Consistency." Without any of these key components, there is none.

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How to improve productivity and build positive relationships

Weren’t expecting a piece combining productivity AND having that correlate with the importance of relationship-building, were you?

Levelling Up

The 4 essential questions to ask yourself before launching your dream

Every dream has to begin somewhere. If you’re on the road to living out your biggest goals and dreams, you’ll soon find that it rarely takes a linear path.

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5 essential questions to ask yourself for pursuing the life you truly want

There are unnecessary struggles and situations we can avoid if we simply begin with pursuing a path, job, venture or career that we actually love.

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This life skill is more vital to your happiness than any other

In this age of “winning,” life is surely not won in just one month or one year. The journey of success is as old as time.

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Stop lying to yourself. The truth will change your life

If you’ve never truly given things your best effort, then stop lying to yourself and saying that you “gave it your best shot.”

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7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

These 7 principles will change your life and are applicable to every one of us. It illustrates how we can develop toughness and live life on our terms.

Happiness

The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

Let’s face it — nothing as powerful as a sustained life of happiness and success will ever come easy. It must be earned.

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5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest

You can start giving deeper thought to investing in yourself – in other words, building on the wins you’ve already accumulated.

Success

1 hour per day doing this mental exercise will exponentially increase your success

Know this — nothing will ever go exactly according to plan, but your odds of reaching your goals and success dramatically improve once you put something to plan.

Levelling Up

The 3 things the world’s most successful people do every day

Everyone’s path to being successful is different, and in reality, there are hundreds of things that each individual follows to get from point A to point B.

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The only 8 words you need to motivate you to take action

So what are you waiting for? The world is not going to come to you. There’s too many other qualified people. There’s way more effective ways to get things done that earn results. You can’t just sit around and function at lukewarm. Get inspired. Get fired up.

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The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

I hope you gain value from this and learn to understand the ways you can influence your mind, and the minds of others, by growing emotionally every day, in all that you do.

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Your desire to succeed should be as great as your desire to help others succeed

The most important lesson for any new graduate, someone early on in their career or even a savvy veteran to understand is that success only works in a reciprocal manner. What that means is, our desire to succeed should truly be as great as our desire to help others reach their big goals.

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How to win the biggest battle of all

To be at peace mentally and emotionally, we often need to be at peace spiritually. This means — we have to accept life for what it is, to acknowledge things at face value, then do our best to influence and impact how we want to change things so they will align with our truth — our vision and purpose. It is this vision and purpose that must guide us to win the battle within.

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30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons for making excuses. Fear of what we don’t understand is also at the top of the list. Whatever your excuse, know this — you’ll never get to where you truly want to be if you continue to make excuses. Start making solutions instead. Here’s one excuse for every day of the month and one solution to counter each one.

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Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

Don’t worry about what others are doing — especially if you find it turning into envy or frustration. You’re on your own path for a reason. Know your purpose, clarify your goals and keep powering forward with confidence and conviction.

Career Advice

Why you feel unsatisfied in your career (and how to solve it)

You have to be smart about identifying what’s holding you back, and how to equip yourself to transform your situation and build what you really want on the foundation of your current situation.

Productivity

Here are 5 ways to minimize ruts and launch your growth

I’ve synthesized my thoughts and provided five ways all of us can eliminate the time of each down period or rut we go through, and to power forward with the advantage of lessons learned and personal growth. Here are five ways to become more productive and happier mentally by minimizing these downtimes.

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These 5 things will give you the confidence to accomplish anything

Confidence is desired in all kinds of relationships, and it’s the ingredient that colors our view of ourselves, as well as how we are perceived by society. So, it is confidence that is worth cultivating and being, in order to live in each moment of the day.