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  1. redshift

    GOLD! How to (not) focus on multiple things at once and achieve mediocre results.

    Finally got around to listening to the fastlane insiders podcast hosted by @Vigilante featuring @MJ DeMarco & @AllenCrawley from May 28th. The episode itself was gold and I highly recommend checking out the recording (available on the inside) if you haven't already. The one thing which stuck...
  2. Vigilante

    Drown Out the Noise, and Focus (First Things First)

    Drown Out the Noise, and Focus (First Things First) Maybe it took me a pandemic. This window of slowing down has crystalized a lot of things, and re-prioritized things. I have often preached to others the value of Steven Covey’s concept of putting First Things First. Prioritizing the things...
  3. Andy Black

    "Build Your High Ground" & "Grow What You Know"

    “Build your high ground”. I’ve 15 years of IT, and 10 years of Google Ads. I stack one skill on top of the other and use my IT skills to build and analyse large and intricate Google Ads campaigns. “Grow what you know.” If you’re going to do something in addition to your current business...
  4. Fox

    HOT TOPIC The 90 Day Focus Challenge

    I think a few of you would have seen the discipline challenge thread around "75 hard" on here. A lot of us have been making massive progress around work ethic, drive and fitness. From doing that challenge for over 3 months now I also wanted to start in on my focus. I think the ability to focus...
  5. Champion

    Serving two masters at once... makes you go bald.

    For those who are interested in these metaphor stories, I just heard another great one today while listening to audiobook in the car, it goes like this: In Ancient Greece, it was completely normal for a man to have two wives, one old and one young. Both women would love the man very dearly...
  6. AG356

    How I went from $0 to $300,000 at the age of 22 (Oh, and back to $0)

    Alright guys, time for round 2 of me throwing out a novel as a thread before I leave another year or two and live to tell another tale. Maybe some of you remember me from my Amazon FBA thread I’ve written 2 years ago. I thought about adding what this story to the Amazon thread, however, I...
  7. B. Cole

    Small Wins

    Caught an article today that reminded me of process vs. event. Why Small Wins Matter Most of us start with monumental aspirations - place our event neatly at our bow, and soon find ourselves paddling frantically against a sea of overwhelm, kicked up as the headwinds of process pound a...
  8. Patrick Jones

    EXECUTION Satistime - Work like a Boss. Sleep like a Baby.

    Hello fellow fastlaners, I'd like to share with you the progress of my first product: Satistime Development on the tool started over a year ago. Back then I was frustrated with the existing todo list solutions, as none of them allowed me to schedule my todos. I could set due dates, but no...
  9. Roli

    How Do You Break Up Your Pomodoros?

    I know a lot of people on here use the Pomodoro technique, whereby you work for a period of time 30-90 minutes, then you take a 5-15 minute break. The problem I have, is what do I do in that break that won't completely slew my attention onto something else? So I'm wondering what do you do in...
  10. Kybalion

    How To Stay Super Sharp After A Soul Crushing Job?

    Hey, how ya'll dooin? I am doooooin real fine myself, thanks for asking! I got a question for You productive folk of the Fastlane Forum Recently I ran into a new challenge. I am an unpaid intern - working in the public sector. (I have to do this to get my useless degree, to make my family...
  11. Roli

    HOT TOPIC What Do Productive People Do?

    I have recently been inspired by the book we've been discussing on the forum, Atomic Habits by James Clear. A quote that hit me in particular, was the one whereby Clear tells us that our identities are the trailing sum of our habits, ergo when we take on new habits, we are actually attempting to...
  12. D

    EEG Neurofeedback to Boost Productivity

    Pretty interesting article that discusses what the 80/20 to productivity, one of the things he talks about here is using EEG Neurofeedback to effectively 'upgrade your brain'. Link: The Only ‘Productivity Hack’ That Actually Works – Chris Clark – Medium I am very intrigued and want to give it...
  13. Seth Goodluck

    RANT Discipline - The Reason You Might Fail

    Being a full-time entrepreneur - at least starting out as I am - is at once one of the most glorious and most challenging things I've ever experienced. Hopefully, this will get you reflecting/thinking/considering your own climb. What's Glorious About It? Not needing to wake up to make a...
  14. F

    How to start your fastlane journey if you are disconnected to the idea of it?

    Hey guys, great to be here, I will keep this concise. I was introduced to personal development just over 5 years ago. I found MJ's (TMF) book and it is hands down the best I have ever read. I am at a point now where my desire to become rich is still strong, but my desire to execute and do...
  15. Primer

    Focus Vs loading the gumball machine

    hi, I wonder if you could help me make sense of something. I’m well aware of the need to focus on a product/business - however @MJ DeMarco also talks about loading the machine with gold balls (apologies if that’s not 100% how it’s described in the book). I am dedicated to, and focussed on my...
  16. Victor Cezar

    INTRO The newest member of this forum - Victor Cezar

    Hello Folks! I am so excited to be part of this community. I've read The Millionaire Fastlane and I am going to apply its mindsets right now because I am very unhappy with my current situation. I am from Brazil, São Paulo city, 24 years old and I am working with Oracle database. Today I am...
  17. Envious

    MEETUPS UK / LONDON Mastermind Group.

    Alright Guys, So as the title suggests, I am wondering if anyone is interested is joining a small but focused group to work on our businesses and generally bounce ideas of of each other. The rules are flexible but I the main two will be: 1) You must have or be very close to starting a...
  18. p0stscript

    INTRO Better late than never

    Hi my name is Paul and I live in the UK. I'm 57, so not the usual Fastlane member, and have been retired for two years now. I have just started reading Fastlane and unfortunately have seen far too much of my life in the first dozen chapters (living too long on the sidewalk, or pavement as we...
  19. arfadugus

    You don't need motivation, you need discipline.

    I’m writing about cheese. Just keep writing and something will appear. I’m too tired to think clearly. When will the fog lift? Maybe in a few hours? This brain is finnicky and unreliable. Makes me wanna just simmalate into a robot already. Imagine a perfect robot mind. It’d be like taking some...
  20. happybhoy

    How The New Zealand All Blacks Rule The World

    A few weeks ago the mighty All Blacks visited Scotland for an international rugby match. Always a big occasion because they are legendary in rugby with an all-time win rate of more than 75%. The result was a New Zealand win, with Scotland coming close to winning the game but getting tackled...

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