Why Shortcuts Are Often the Long Way Round

In a world where we are bombarded by “shortcuts to success”, it’s interesting to consider how the people who are actually at or near the top of their field, for any length of time, got there through consistent effort, over time. Join Michael, live for this reflection on what actually leads to sustainable success at work and in life!

12:38 – Taking your time to get there
13:11 – Mastery
17:15 – Four-hour work week
20:66 – How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
27:54 – Tony Robbins on putting in the hours
40:13 – Beyond the basics, back to basics
46:56 – Techniques

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All The Time In The World

We’ve all got 168 hours in a week, so why is it that some people seem to have more than enough time to do what they want and others struggle to find time for anything? Join Michael live this week for a time-bending exploration of how so much more is possible than we think!

Understanding What it Takes to Succeed, part one (#985)

One of the first major insights I had about myself and my clients over twenty years ago was this:

When it comes to creating results in our lives, most people are pretty much exactly where they ought to be.

What I mean by that is that over the years I’ve rarely seen anyone who consistently outperforms their own efforts. On the whole, life doesn’t really lift people up who haven’t earned the lift or hold them down when everything else is pointing towards success.