It’s common to hear conflicting messages from personal achievement experts or “gurus”? (5:15).

One authority will insist that you don’t have to work hard, you just have to work smart. Another insists that balance is bogus or, you just have to follow your bliss. Yet, another claims life is a marathon not a sprint… and on it goes.

“Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.” ~Kierkegaard  

Unfortunately, achieving your goals isn’t so black and white. Often, the “real” answer is a mixture of conflicting advice. In a world of a thousand shades of grey, confusion and then paralysis can set in if we remain fixed.

In this episode, Nick and I review an essential “key” when it comes to navigating all of this conflicting information. (14:35).

“Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.” ~Juvenal

It turns out in your pursuit of personal growth and your goals its best to mirror the many visible traits in the natural world (dynamic, flexible, adaptive) for starters.

That mindset, combined with awareness, assures an effective and efficient path to personal growth and goal achievement.

“Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement.” Tweet This

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