30 Lessons Learned From 30 Years of Change

Note: I originally published this post on The Change Blog. Due to the great response, I am republishing it here for the benefit of Academy Success readers. As I write this post, I was brought into this world 30 years ago today. Even though 30 is apparently the new 20, and some days I feel like my real life is just starting to get interesting, I find myself reflecting on the experiences of the last 30 years, and all of the lessons I’ve managed to learn along the way. So here they are, (well 30 of them at least) categorized […]

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How Can New Or Expecting Parents Keep Their Finances In Check?

Everyone has heard that after you have a child, your life will never be the same. While that’s absolutely true, the saying itself doesn’t really go into any useful details. In addition to having a sporadic sleep schedule for the next few years, one of the areas that a new child impacts the most is a couple’s finances. According to multiple estimates, the cost to raise a child over the course of eighteen years is around $300,000. If that figure didn’t make your jaw hit the floor, it’s worth noting that it doesn’t include paying for college! Although seeing that […]

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How to Let Go of Worry and Live the Life of Your Dreams

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You know how awesome it is to dance when people aren’t watching? It’s great. There is no one to laugh at you, no one to please, no one passing their judgments on you about your moves. It’s just pure. You move how you want to and you thoroughly enjoy it. Well, what if you could do the same thing with your life accomplishments? Have you ever decided not to do something because you were worried about what people would think? What if you could completely let go of worry. Some of us are better than others at this, but if […]

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Grab Your Copy of The Lifehackers Manifesto

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Leading a more successful life isn’t just about being more productive, or learning how to manage your finances well. It’s about learning how to be a more effective person overall through the acquisition of a variety of skills and knowledge, and I want to be able to help do that for you through Academy Success. So to move closer towards that goal, I teamed up with 9 of my best blogging friends to create an awesome resource full of some of our best tips. It’s called “The Lifehacker’s Manifesto” and it’s currently available for free. Here are the contributors, from […]

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A Simple Process to Make Your New Habits Stick

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As we approach the beginning of a new year, you’ve probably got an awesome list of New Year’s Resolutions that you’ve promised yourself you’re going to stick to in 2013. That’s great, but as I’m sure you’ve experienced before… things don’t always go as planned. Don’t worry. It’s not your fault. Society has taught you that if you just “try harder” and “persevere” then you’ll come out on top. Ok great. But what does that really mean? How do you really make your new habits stick? That kind of advice is empty and generic, and will get you nowhere quickly. […]

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