Saturday, 31 October 2020

You're Invited to my Life

How to use Facearticle ads to grow your business, How to grow your email list, or How to create and sell an online course. You could buy a specific course for each project, set a clear target and focus on completing one course before moving on to the next. Each time, you're tempted to buy another program, remind yourself to stay focused on the program you bought until you obtain the results you want. You can apply this strategy for anything you want to accomplish, which could be losing weight, learning a technical skill or writing a article. Less is often better. Focus on a handful of skills and the projects you're interested in, create a schedule and stick to it. My great clients: Own their own businesses Have a high level of integrity Appreciate my work Pay on time and can easily afford my fees Have a sense of humor and are fun to be with Have more complex accounting issues and/or a strong plan for growth Treat me like a partner and respect my input Once she had this profile in place I asked Pauline to answer a few questions. How did she feel about the idea of only working with these types of clients? The other two decks give more modest payouts, but the losses are milder as well, and a normal participant eventually learns to stick to these less risky options. Patients with damage to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, however, don't learn to avoid the risky decks.

Why do these people continue to make high-risk decisions that will lose them money in the end? Part of the reason is that they don't show any fear that their choices will have negative consequences. Bechara and colleagues (1996) assessed participants' skin conductance as a measure of arousal just before deciding which deck to choose from. Normal participants showed elevated arousal prior to each pick (FIGURE 3. They were anticipating that their choice could be a bad one, and as such, were more likely to learn from their mistakes. Ventromedial patients did not show evidence of this increased arousal, and without that somatic marker to warn them against the riskier decks, they chose from them over and over again as their money dwindled away. Somatic Markers of Risk After playing a gambling game with both a high-risk and a low-risk deck of cards, most people (the controls) exhibit higher arousal just before selecting from the risky deck. Additional tips: Here are some tips to help you maximize your learning: Beware of free courses. While there is a lot of content available free these days, prioritize paid courses for the skills you want to learn seriously. You'll have more skin in the game and will benefit from a clear structure you can rely on for your learning. Limit the courses/articles you learn from. Again, be deliberate with your learning. It's better to focus on one or two courses at a time and go through them diligently than to jump from one course to the other and go nowhere. Remove unnecessary stimuli Have you ever abandoned a course for another one that appears more exciting or interesting? If she could, would she still feel called to sell her practice (a perfectly fine decision)? Would she be willing to move toward working exclusively with ideal clients to see how that made her feel?

Pauline agreed to give it a try, so I had her print out three copies of her new ideal client profile and put them in clear view--by the phone, in her appointment article, and on her computer's screensaver. By keeping this profile in view she would internalize the characteristics quickly and, holding this image in mind, she would actually begin to draw these types of clients toward her. Now that Pauline had identified great by knowing exactly the kind of person she most wanted to work with, she needed to use this profile to choose wisely when considering new clients. I warned her that she would most likely be tested. There was a good chance that she would receive calls from people who almost fit the profile--but not quite. Her challenge would be to pass up good for great. Potential clients needed to be ideal in order to make the cut. In the beginning Pauline made the mistake of accepting a couple of less than ideal clients. Over time they learn to avoid these risky choices. Patients with ventromedial damage to the prefrontal cortex do not show this arousal and do not learn to avoid the risk. The vertical bar graph plots the magnitude of skin conductance response for controls and patients at high risk deck (A), high risk deck (B), high risk deck (C), and low risk deck (D). The y-axis of the graph is represented as Magnitude of skin conductance response beginning from 0 to 1. The magnitude of skin conductance response for controls and patients at high risk deck (A) is 0. The magnitude of skin conductance response for controls and patients at high risk deck (B) is 0. The magnitude of skin conductance response for controls and patients at high risk deck (C) is 0. The magnitude of skin conductance response for controls and patients at high risk deck (D) is 0. We don't need to be consciously aware of how our brain is interpreting our emotional associations for those emotions to aid our decision making. In one study (Bechara et al. Have you ever joined webinars to be sold yet another product? Digital marketing experts estimate that most Americans are exposed to between 4,000 and 10,000 ads each day.

With each new stimulus--whether display ads, recommended videos or promotional emails--the risk of becoming distracted increases. The point is that falling off track has never been easier than it is right now. Therefore, the more you can reduce your exposure to needless information, the better. Below are some of the things that can help you do this: Unsubscribe from promotional emails: Go through your emails and unsubscribe from most, if not all, promotional emails. You can always subscribe back later when you really do need the information. Use software to block ads: Use Adblock software or browsers such as Brave to avoid seeing ads when you watch videos on YouTube, for instance. Install programs that block access to your favorite websites: If you tend to waste time on the internet when you work, install programs that block sites you spend the most time on. This was a normal part of the learning curve and only served to remind her of what she no longer wanted in her business. Over time she had a firsthand experience of the kind of Divine power that really did have her best interest at heart. As she stayed true to her list, ideal clients started showing up--almost exclusively. Eight months later Pauline was amazed at how her business had changed. She had a thriving practice filled with terrific clients who appreciated and valued her service. Her business was earning more money than ever before, and she looked forward to going into the office every day. The choice to honor her standards by passing up good for great not only dramatically improved the quality of her life, it improved the quality of her service. In that way, her clients benefited from her decision too! Take Action! Define Your Ideal They had no conscious understanding of the patterns that had shaped their decision making over the course of the task, yet they showed the same pattern of improved performance as the participants who had developed a clear hunch that two of the decks were riskier than the others. APPLICATION Can the Unconscious Help Us Make Better Health Decisions?

There is a big push in the health care field to assist patients in making more informed medical decisions. You or someone you know may have encountered new decision aids like the one shown in the photo below. In addition to providing information about the disease and treatment options, they guide you through a series of rational and deliberate questions so that you can arrive at a more educated understanding of the choices you can make for your treatment. In short, they rely strongly on the conscious processing system. Medical decision aids use a rational approach to guide people through medical treatment options, but some research suggests that the intuitive system can better integrate the role of emotion in decision making. But is conscious reasoning always the best way to make these decisions? Research suggests that perhaps even medical decisions can benefit from some input from the intuitive processing system (de Vries et al. One reason may be that the intuitive system is better able to integrate feelings and emotions that can play a key role in treatment adherence. Reduce the number of times you check emails and social media platforms: Check your social media and emails only a few times a day and with a clear purpose in mind (eg, replying to new emails, sending a message to a friend on Facearticle, et cetera). Condense your exposure to external stimuli: Create a routine that allows you to obtain your daily exposure to unnecessary stimuli in a single hit. The idea behind this is to cluster all your distracting activities together and therefore, limit them. Create an ideas journal: Use a dedicated notearticle to write down any ideas you may have during the day. This will prevent you from being distracted while working on a task. Organize your desktop: The files you use the most often should be the easiest to find. Therefore, organize your desktop for easy access to the project you're currently working on. Also, reduce the number of windows open on your computer to a minimum. Clean your desk: Remove unnecessary items from your workplace. Decluttering your desk can help clear your mind and increase your focus. The ideal profile exercise can be used in a variety of ways to honor your spiritual standards. For example, when my client Rick said he was interested in making new friends who shared his commitment to his spiritual development, I had him profile an ideal buddy.

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