Legacy

  • Chunking secrets to creating legacy

    ‘Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take small steps.’  Saul Bellow Creating legacy is done chunk-by-chunk There is a secret that experienced legacy creators know and novices don’t: creating legacy is accomplished by chunking things up. What to write the next Lord of the Rings trilogy? Chunk things up. Want to compose the…
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  • Creating legacy makes you hear voices

    ‘Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy… or they become legend.’  Jim Harrison Creating legacy and hearing voices Creating legacy makes you hear voices. It’s a well-kept secret (for obvious reasons), but it’s absolutely true. Even before starting a legacy project,…
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  • Creating legacy & happiness

    ‘Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.’  Aristotle Creating legacy and the Happiness Project Creating legacy is in many ways about finding happiness – not just short-term, forgettable fun, but the kind of long-term happiness that comes with working towards turning your dreams into reality….
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  • The importance of taking time to think

    ‘Clear thinking requires courage rather than intelligence.’  Thomas S. Szasz Creating legacy and taking time to think To create legacy, you need to frequently set time aside for thinking. Just thinking. It doesn’t feel like you’re doing anything. But in fact, it can save you a lot of unnecessary ‘doing’. Take advantage of unwanted ‘off’…
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  • Success leads to success

    ‘Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what. Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more successful.‘  Mark Victor Hansen…
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  • Your legacy project time allotment

    ‘The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.’  Albert Einstein Creating legacy needs a time commitment Creating legacy is unlikely to happen if you do not set time aside for it; our lives are just too fast-paced and complicated for that. In particular, it is important that you set aside a specific…
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  • 4 reasons why overnight success is overrated

    ‘Actually, I’m an overnight success. But it took twenty years.’  Monty Hall Creating legacy is about organic growth When creating legacy, it is sometimes tempting to look for shortcuts. We all hear of ‘overnight success’ stories, people who have made their mark through one massive PR stunt or something similar, and were remembered for it…
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  • Creating legacy through self-forgiveness

    ‘Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.’  Swami Sivananda Creating legacy and breaking resolutions Creating legacy is a (very) long-term process. This means you cannot complete a legacy project without making particular resolutions and keeping to them. But equally…
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