Are you a master of anything? Are there any shortcuts to a life of fulfillment? George Leonard’s Mastery: The Keys to Success and Long-Term Fulfillment is about the life lived in disciplined dedication to one’s skill, craft, or art. In Leonard’s view, mastery isn’t an end goal. Instead, it’s a path. Continue reading for an overview of a book that could put your life on a new and exciting course.
What’s the book How Champions Think about? How do exceptional people achieve exceptional things? In How Champions Think, Bob Rotella shares the traits of a champion mindset: a positive self-image, realistic goals, and growing from setbacks. Anyone who wants to achieve their dreams should have a champion mindset. Read below for a brief How Champions Think book overview.
Is “practice” a noun or a verb? In which sense is it more important for someone who’s pursuing mastery? If you’re a master, you practice your skill. But, you also have a practice. Ultimately, you live and embody a practice. In Mastery, writer and educator George Leonard explains that mastery is not just an ability or an accomplishment; it’s a way of life. Read more to learn about practice and mastery, according to Leonard.
Do you have big dreams and goals you want to achieve? How much work is required to achieve these goals? Excellence and becoming a champion require hard work. You must master your skills by engaging in quality practice and staying committed to your goals, and then perform at your best by letting your subconscious mind take over. Here’s how to achieve your dreams and goals, according to How Champions Think by Bob Rotella.
Do you want to master a new skill? Besides the ins and outs of the skill itself, what should you know? In Mastery, George Leonard contends that pursuing mastery can yield a lifetime of rich experiences and personal growth. He shares five lessons to help you start on the master’s path today: get instruction, see your skill as a practice, submit to the process, visualize learning, and push to the edge. Continue reading to understand each of these lessons in more depth.
Do you want a promotion at your job? How do you climb the corporate ladder and reach the highest point of your career? The corporate ladder is a term used to describe the progression of one’s career, typically starting at an entry-level position. Reaching the top of the corporate ladder means getting a promotion, a pay raise, or more responsibility at a company in general. Keep reading to learn how to climb the corporate ladder and have your hard work pay off.
When you embark on the path of mastery, what should you pack in your suitcase? What mindset do you need? What must you understand and accept? George Leonard spent years as a student and teacher of two disciplines: flying jets and practicing aikido (a Japanese martial art known for its subtle complexities). He wrote Mastery, originally published in 1991, to share the expertise he gained in these pursuits. Read on to learn how to become a master of your chosen skill, craft, or art.
Why is empathy important in negotiations? How can you succeed at an emotional negotiation approach? Reading other people’s emotions is crucial for negotiations. When you know how another person is feeling, you can offer them what they want with an offer they can’t deny. Keep reading to learn more about the emotional negotiation approach.
What are the different approaches to negotiation? Which negotiation tactic will help you get what you want? In our daily lives, we negotiate with others for things we want, whether the context is business or personal. Experts have different theories about the best approach to getting what you want out of a negotiation. Continue reading for the two main approaches to negotiation: emotional and rational.
How quickly can your company pivot when it needs to? Do you crave independence, not just for yourself but for your business? In Company of One, Paul Jarvis advocates for one-person companies. He argues that, by owning such a business, you can exercise more control over your work and create your own schedule. Also, your company is more likely to ride the waves of external changes better than larger businesses can. Keep reading to learn about these two significant benefits of a one-person company.