7 ways to simplify like Jack Reacher

toothbrushSimplify like Jack Reacher! Isn’t that a bit extreme?

Jack Reacher, Lee Child’s fictional thriller hero, has a drifter lifestyle of extreme simplicity. He lives in cheap motels with only the clothes he wears and a roll of dollar bills.

And a toothbrush.

Reacher has a simplified life to an extreme because he hates the responsibility of stuff.

If you’re overwhelmed with too much – stuff, things to do, commitments then perhaps it is time to simplify like Jack Reacher. Continue reading

Ultimatum motivation: 6 ways to make it happen

ultimatum motivationUltimatum motivation is for those of us that need a bit of time pressure to get things done. Most of us need a bit of pressure to get motivated and the more motivated we are the more chance we’ll be successful in our goals.

But how do you put this motivation into place when there isn’t an external deadline looming?

What do you do for your personal projects that no-one else cares about and where there’s no one to hold you to account on whether you do them or not?

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