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October 30, 2020 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Gratitude

Go, go, go. Spend, spend, spend. Buy, buy, buy. 

The consumer mindset in our society today pushes people into thinking that the next purchase will make them happy. Yet so many people feel empty and depressed. Instead of focusing on what they have, they dwell on what they lack.

Gratitude is the key to getting out of this rut.

In this episode, I discuss how consumer culture destroys happiness, why gratitude is in short supply today, and an exercise you do to instantly become more grateful.

Show Highlights Include:

  • Why living in a consumer culture makes you miserable ([2:06])
  • The depressing reason that gratitude is disappearing in society ([3:04])
  • How humility brings you instant happiness ([5:15])
  • The surprising reason dramatic improvements in your life make you miserable ([5:43])
  • What a Mourning Dove can teach you about peace and happiness ([8:29])
  • The One Minute Happiness exercise that can instantly develop gratitude in your life ([10:56])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

October 23, 2020 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Movement

Everyone gets stuck from time to time. It feels like nothing is working, and we get trapped in an endless cycle of self-pity. We want to stay stuck.

Feeling stuck encourages procrastination and inactivity. You have to fight back against that feeling.

In this episode, I discuss why baby steps are important to get unstuck and how you can get your life back on track when you have lost all hope.

Show Highlights Include:

  • The counterintuitive time to reach out in support of a person who has lost a loved one ([2:56])
  • A simple choice that can change everything for the better when you feel stuck in your worst moment ([11:31])
  • Why the smallest steps forward make the biggest impact when you feel hopelessly stuck ([13:58])
  • How to crush overwhelm and fear of failure to take the steps necessary to get your life back ([12:55])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

October 16, 2020 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Learning

If you’re not growing, you’re dying. This is true for everything from your health to your mind to your professional skills.

You may be an expert in your field today, but if you don’t continue to grow and adapt, you’ll get left behind.

The ability and desire to learn is crucial to achieving and maintaining your success.

In this episode, I discuss why learning is important and how to regain the love for learning that education stole from you.

Show Highlights Include:

  • The “Jack Dorsey Question” you can ask daily to launch you to the top of your field ([2:52])
  • How learning every day defends your brain from the devastating effects of entropy ([4:01])
  • The Lifetime Learner mindset shift that can instantly make you look forward to learning (even if you hated traditional education) ([4:22])
  • Why school prevents you from learning and how to reprogram yourself today ([4:48])
  • A simple but profound question the most effective leaders ask to help them get through the most challenging situations ([11:53])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

October 9, 2020 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Decisions

A single decision can change the world for the better. But indecisiveness leads to procrastination, overthinking, and failure. 

Decisions have the power to motivate and inspire. But lack of decision can lead to frustration and resentment.

In this episode, I discuss why indecisiveness causes businesses to fail and a framework for making your best decision (even in the worst circumstances). 

Show Highlights Include:

  • The surprising factor that motivated employees to work their hardest for a company, and how to put it to work for you (hint: it’s not money) ([1:31])
  • What your body has to tell you about making the decisions and why you should pay attention ([4:24])
  • A golden rule to follow for guidance when the right decision to make is unclear ([7:30])
  • The 3-pronged decision-making process that leads to the best action to take in your unique circumstance ([8:56])
  • Why dreams are enough to move you in the right direction toward achieving your goals ([9:33])
  • How a single decision led Beverly Cleary to sell over 91 Million books ([13:19])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.

October 2, 2020 by Rick Rigsby 0 Comments

Dreams

We’ve all had big dreams. But in a lot of cases, those dreams didn’t pan out the way we envisioned them. Sadly, this causes a lot of people to give up.

Our outcome-oriented society has trained us to expect instant gratification and immediate results. When we don’t get them, we quit. But the real tragedy is that we stop dreaming.

In this episode, I discuss how to regain your big dreams and how to achieve them through a process-oriented approach to life.

Show Highlights Include:

  • A counterintuitive method that lets you live out your biggest dreams instead of pushing them aside and giving up ([1:51])
  • How one man took the British cycling team to the top by focusing on small improvements ([5:26])
  • Why dreaming of massive success is destroying your motivation ([5:42])
  • How our outcome-oriented society stops you from achieving your dreams ([6:26])
  • The commonly misunderstood lesson hidden in the lives of professional athletes ([7:22])
  • What you can learn from how Bill Walsh won his first Super Bowl… 14 years before it was played ([11:01])
  • Why you should celebrate when you experience failure ([13:26])

Do you want to stop existing and start living your best life right now? Click here to get the first chapter of Dr. Rick’s best-selling book, Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout, for free.