Instant Success or Gradual Improvement?

Written by Michael Southon

We live in a culture of instant success.

This is especially so onrepparttar Internet. Everyone wants to become an 'Overnight Millionaire', 'Retire Quickly', 'Get Rich Quick', and so on.

Unfortunately, it doesn't work - except in rare cases.

But here's a system that does work - it's called evolution or Gradual Improvement and Nature has been doing it for millions of years.

Nature operates through trial and error. It's constantly experimenting, testing. Each generation produces new mutations. Some succeed, some don't. Those that succeed becomerepparttar 117627 basis forrepparttar 117628 next advance, and so on.

And that's alsorepparttar 117629 secret of successful web marketers - trial and error. They constantly test. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. When they find something that works, they improve on it. Each tiny success becomesrepparttar 117630 platform forrepparttar 117631 next success, and so on.

Structure + Boundaries = Freedom

Written by Joanne Victoria

Article Title: Structure + Boundaries = Freedom Author Name: Joanne Victoria Contact E-mail Address: Word Count: 630, including signature box Category: Personal Development Copyright Date: 2002-2004 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Publishing Guidelines: Thank you for publishing this article in its entirety includingrepparttar resource box. When possible, please notify me of publication by sending either a website link or a copy of your ezine upon publication via email to . ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


Workplace boundaries will prevent you from reacting to others' interference and getting angry at their disturbances.

No matter what size your business is, you need to set boundaries and provide structure to your workday. You determine your schedule, not your clients or vendors. If you decide your day starts at 9:30 AM, then don't answerrepparttar 117626 phone or turn onrepparttar 117627 computer until then.

Startrepparttar 117628 day with a good breakfast. Breakfast isrepparttar 117629 most important meal ofrepparttar 117630 day. Break-the-fast like a king or queen. Don't forgetrepparttar 117631 protein. Take frequent breaks during repparttar 117632 day to give your brain cells a rest. Schedule in exercise forrepparttar 117633 body as well as relaxation forrepparttar 117634 brain.

Leave your office for lunch at least 3 workdays per week. It's much too easy to work through lunch, eat at your desk and ignore your personal needs.

Don't forget those evening meetings, whether networking or classes. Allow time to leave work, home office or a job, revitalize yourself, and be ready for these events.

If you work with others, learn to close your door or put a "Do Not Disturb" sign on your cubicle. It's difficult to concentrate when constantly interrupted. If you allow full access to co-workers, clients or vendors, you may wind up being angry or over-reactive to minor infractions.

The telephone works three ways: you can pick it up, hang it up or not touch it at all. Have voice mail or an answering service. Listening to incoming calls on an answering machine will only prove a distraction. Should I or shouldn't I answer that? OK, I'll pick it up. It's never as important as you think.

If you are working on a project, give it one hour of effort at a time. Check messages and deciderepparttar 117635 importance and urgency of these calls. Then decide if you need more protein. Athletes are notrepparttar 117636 only people who require constant nourishment. Using your brain is exhausting, but has never been given enough credibility.

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