Category: Personal Development

How to Use Pain to Motivate You

How to Use Pain to Motivate You

| January 16, 2017

http://StevenCox.com – Being an entrepreneur has incredible highs, but it also has low points. In this video, I talk about how to use fear and pain as a motivator.

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Daily Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

Daily Routines of Successful Entrepreneurs

| September 6, 2016 | Reply

I just finished reading a couple articles on habits and routines of successful entrepreneurs. You can find a couple good articles from Fast Company and Inc. As Brian Tracy says, successful people learn how to set up routines that empower them. I thought I’d share with you my own routine that helps me hit the ground […]

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How to Keep On Pace With Your Goals

How to Keep On Pace With Your Goals

| January 27, 2016

http://stevencox.com – Here’s a quick tip that will ensure you get a lot closer to hitting your goals.

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The 6 F’s of Goal Setting

The 6 F’s of Goal Setting

| January 5, 2016

http://stevencox.com – Goal Setting Tips: Want to have the best year ever? Make sure you set goals in each category of your life. Here are the categories I use to make sure I’m balancing all these important areas.

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How to Have an Incredibly Productive Week in 4 Easy Steps

How to Have an Incredibly Productive Week in 4 Easy Steps

| January 5, 2016

http://stevencox.com – There’s 168 hours in the week. Here’s how you you can set yourself up for a week filled with accomplishment and success – all in just 20-30 minutes.

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Steven Cox Featured on Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast

Steven Cox Featured on Entrepreneur on Fire Podcast

| August 28, 2015 | Reply

I had a great time being interviewed by John Lee Dumas of Entrpreneur on Fire. Listen in and hear about my worst entrepreneurial moment, my big ah-ha, and a few awesome resources for entrepreneurs. To subscribe to Entrepreneur on Fire through iTunes, go here.

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Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

Try This Instead: Learn to Set the Bar LOW

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Reply

We’ve all heard these pep talks before… “Expect more out of yourself!” “Be all you can be!” “Good enough is never good enough!” “Set the bar HIGH!” Your parents, your boss, your childhood soccer coach, and of course every self help book you’ve ever attempted to read has made these statements at one time or […]

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44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

44 Life Lessons on my Birthday

| October 12, 2014 | 3 Replies

A couple weeks ago, I grew another year wiser. It was the big 44! I don’t know if you’ve experienced this where, one day, you kind of wake up and realize you’re in the mid-part of your life. It’s surreal. It’s surprising. It’s life. Honestly, I really feel wonderful. Life just keeps getting better and […]

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Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

Change Your Point of View – A Poem About Success

| September 22, 2014 | 1 Reply

My good friend, Adam Hudson, just finished putting on an incredible event called Radius, for entrepreneurs. The whole concept is that by elevating your thinking, your radius widens and you can see things from a different point of view. Pretty cool, right? I attended last year and he asked me to say a few words […]

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The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

The Journey of Success: 5 Guidelines on Life, Love, and Business

| September 11, 2014 | Reply

The Delta Sigma Pi chapter at San Diego State University asked me to speak to them about what I’ve learned about success, personal growth, and business. Here are five things I’ve learned about life, love, and business. What’s great about these guidelines is that they can apply in every area of your life. They are […]

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A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

A Goal Template for the Month: How to Get More Things Done

| August 4, 2014 | Reply

Last week, one of my employees stopped by my desk and asked me if I had any recommendations on how she could better accomplish her goals during the upcoming month. She had been struggling figuring out what to work on and then taking action on the right things. Since it was the beginning of the […]

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Take Action

Take Action

| November 19, 2013 | Reply

When the fear of “things staying the same” exceeds the fear of “failure,” that’s when the magical stuff happens.                        

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Raising Your Game

Raising Your Game

| September 4, 2013 | 1 Reply

This month is an incredibly busy month for the team at TakeLessons. You can feel the added focus and pressure to get out a major software release on time. Here’s a note I sent to my peeps today. I thought it might encourage you to raise your game as well… Can you feel it? This […]

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Pursue Something Worthwhile

Pursue Something Worthwhile

| August 13, 2013 | Reply

I heard a great quote today from Tim O’Reilly: “Pursue something so important that even if you fail, the world is better off with you having tried.”

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Everything Will Be OK

Everything Will Be OK

| August 9, 2013 | Reply

My grandfather once told me,”Everything will be OK in the end. If it’s not OK, then it’s not the end. So keep moving.” Today, if things appear to be tough – an uphill battle – remember that the journey is long and filled with ups and downs. Things will be OK.

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