Category: Career

How to Double Your Happiness by Flipping “Your Gap” Clarkgym16 Comments


The following is a guest post. It is a rebut to my recent post about sacrificing work life balance for business.

Our appetite for success is necessary to reach our goals and dreams but it can also hurt our happiness.

We all have a vision of what we want our future to be.

“I will make X dollar every month” “I will be financially free” “I will run my own business” “I will live in a big house and drive a sports car” “I will travel the world” “I will be debt-free”…

And that’s great because we need a vision to accomplish our dreams. That’s what we’ve been trained to think. “If you want to be successful be ambitious, be bold and determine what you want.”

Read also: 3 steps to realize your wildest dreams

The problem is that it’s also very dysfunctional, if you postpone your happiness to the future.

This is what the entrepreneurship coach Dan Sullivan call the Gap.

The Gap is the period during which you delay your happiness in the present until you reach your objective. In this Gap you tell yourself things like:

“I am going to…

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By : Adam | 19 Aug 2014
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oDesk and Their Misadventure Into Minimum Wages

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 13 Aug 2014

Previously I wrote about my displeasure with oDesk. For those of you not in the know, oDesk is a site where you can hire online contractors for all kinds of work. In concept it’s great, but unfortunately they simply don’t know how to run their …

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Sacrificing Work and Life Balance for Business

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 4 Aug 2014

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how I had jumped back into self employment. At this point I think I definitely made the right decision. I don’t say this because I now have unlimited freedom to hang out with friends. I don’t say that …

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How Video Conferencing Can Improve the Business of Education

By : Adam | 29 Jul 2014

Today’s digital age of information has brought about a whole slew of highly effective tools to assist in business and education. One of those tools is video conferencing; the ability to figuratively talk face-to-face through the Internet. Video conferencing is a revolutionary means of communication …

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Jumping Back Into Self Employment

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 21 Jul 2014

As some of you already know I recently made the jump back in self employment. Ok it was actually a couple months ago but I’ve been working too hard to fit in any kind of announcement. I had been itching to make the move for …

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9 In-Demand Careers With Salaries Above $60K

By : Adam | 8 Jul 2014

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Whether you’re headed off to college for the first time or you’re debating a midlife career switch, it’s always good to know …

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How to Keep Your Bank Account in the Green During College

By : Adam | 27 Jun 2014

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Congratulations, you’ve graduated from high school and moved out of your parents house. You’re in college, which means you’re an adult now, …

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