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FANNING:  Five lessons from coaching kids’ soccer

FANNING: Five lessons from coaching kids’ soccer

By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | Ever thought you were going to “teach” someone something new, but then you quickly discover that you’re the one who is really the student?

Well that’s exactly what happened to me in two seasons of coaching ages 5-6 girls’ soccer. Turns out you can pick up a lot of lessons while coaching a sport, and they have practical application in your everyday work and life. Here are five life lessons I learned from coaching kids’ soccer:

by · 06/06/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Careers
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FANNING: How to make your unproductive time more productive

By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | What time of the day does your personal productivity naturally decrease?

According to the Daily Mail, the most unproductive time in the work day is 2:55 p.m. Interestingly, that’s also when social media usage spikes.

by · 04/18/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Careers, Views
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CAREERS: How the first minute at your desk can transform your day

By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | The most important moment of your day is your first minute at your desk. Choose wisely how you spend it. It can mean the difference between a huge infusion of positive momentum or getting sucked down the rabbit hole into a day of non-stop fire drills and chaos.

by · 03/28/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Careers, Views
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FANNING: A 3-step process to help you reduce stress

By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | Can you imagine spending $70+ for a massage and then walking out more stressed that when you arrived?

My client was getting regular massages but couldn’t completely turn her mind off and relax. She would vent to her masseuse about being overwhelmed at work! So she started this simple process I’ll share with you today, and finally zoned out for the first time during her massage. Ahhh!

by · 02/22/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Careers, Views
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CAREERS: A 3-step process to get your “gotta do” work done

By Ben Fanning, contributing editor | Ever struggle to get your most important work done? Maybe even find it rolling from one to-do list to the next without ever making much progress?

When I tackled the “gotta do” work of writing my #1 bestselling book, The Quit Alternative, there were lots of days I didn’t want to write. This important work could have dragged on for years because there was always plenty of other work to distract me.

by · 01/25/2016 · Comments are Disabled · Careers