I've been interviewing experts and reading up on change lately. What I've learned is that many changes that seem easy are actually relatively difficult. The reasons are many. The solutions are few. Here are some take-away lessons about change. I hope they'll inspire and guide you in your own self-development efforts.
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By fearless, Barthmare means we have to confront our own reality.
That means understanding how the changes we seek fit (or don't fit) with our real life circumstances. Change attempts must be both revolutionary and realistic.
Realistic small actions add up over time.
*No* I don't like being called an elephant any more than you do.
The truth isn't always glamorous.
Find ways to renew your energy or change simply won't happen.
Emotional energy -- not just rational self-control -- fuels change.
What are you trying to change?