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  • 3 Ways To Stop Following The Crowd And Trust Yourself

    Other people will always influence your life. The negative ones will bring you down. The positive ones will lift you up. But, if you rely on the decisions and opinions of others to rule your life, you’ll always be chasing other people’s goals and miss out on your own, entirely. They’ll make you feel insecure and unworthy. You’ll hold yourself back without any help from them. And, you’ll start being governed by fear and paralyzed by insecurity. To combat this, have a strong reason why and circle your actions and decisions around it. Stop opinion polling and being afraid to fail. And, start relying on yourself as being your own expert on what’s best for you.

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  • 3 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Mental Energy

    Most people will complain that they aren’t progressing towards their goals because they don’t have enough time. Or, they don’t have enough money. The truth is that time and money aren’t your most valuable assets. The problem is you’re allowing distracting people and activities drain your real asset — your mental energy. You can’t achieve the success you want in life if you don’t address the mental waste that’s killing your productivity. This article shows you the impact of mental waste on your life by eliminating time-suckers and toxic people from your life for good.

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  • How A Narcissist Can Contribute To Your Happiness And Success

    It’s easy to feel sorry for yourself when life is unfair. People use you and toss you aside, and you feel wronged and left behind. When you’re feeling wounded, the temptation is to lash out and try to regain power and pride. Calling someone a narcissist is name-calling that feels good in the moment, but cripples you in the long-run. It’s a cover up for self-pity and feeling sorry for yourself that holds you back from your goals. Instead of being distracted by everyone that doesn’t agree with you or uses you, focus on these 3 things to stay on track.

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  • How Challenges In Life Will Make You More Successful

    When you become intentionally grateful for the things you don’t have in your life, the people you let go of, and the challenges that have derailed or disappointed you, you instantly change your perspective. You tap into a positive, motivated mindset that will drive you to creative solutions to move forward in your life. When you become grateful for growth opportunities, you’re able to increase your resilience and get stronger. Your ultimate success depends on you controlling not just your mindset, but actively participating in the pruning of your own life as you move towards your goals. This article shows you how being grateful for what you don’t have can be used to create greater success long-term.

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  • 3 Ways To Stop Following The Crowd And Trust Yourself

    Other people will always influence your life. The negative ones will bring you down. The positive ones will lift you up. But, if you rely on the decisions and opinions of others to rule your life, you’ll always be chasing other people’s goals and miss out on your own, entirely. They’ll make you feel insecure and unworthy. You’ll hold yourself back without any help from them. And, you’ll start being governed by fear and paralyzed by insecurity. To combat this, have a strong reason why and circle your actions and decisions around it. Stop opinion polling and being afraid to fail. And, start relying on yourself as being your own expert on what’s best for you.

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    James Altucher
    Author of Choose Yourself Editor of The Altucher Report Writer for the Wall Street Journal

    The key to success is learning the meta-language of learning. Learning how to learn. How to achieve peak performance in a difficult arena of life that requires mastering 100 micro-skills to become among the best in that field. Isaiah Hankel breaks down that meta-language, and shows us how, regardless of our life's mission, to quickly achieve mastery in whatever field of life inspires us.   Read More

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    Anthony DiMarco
    Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Trainer CEO of the DiMarco Group

    Is there anything more boring than traditional self-help books? Thankfully Isaiah has written something untraditional here. The Science of Intelligent Achievement digs beneath the surface of what make measurable growth possible - identifying the patterns, processes and science behind being successful in any field. He does all of this while infusing each chapter with real world examples, humor, and a much needed dose of personal responsibility and hard truth.   Read More

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    Dr. Nick Ross
    Senior R&D Engineer at Intel

    The Science of Intelligent Achievement unapologetically slapped me in the face by telling me what common mistakes ‘average’ people do and how these ‘average’ habits and actions are keeping me in a mediocre career and life. There is something fresh and simple about Isaiah’s ability to sugar-coat topics. This books is full of relatable stories and interesting facts that stay with you after you are done reading. I recommend this tough as nails self-help book to anyone who wants to evaluate their direction in life.   Read More

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    Linda Mitchell
    IIN Health Coach ADP Holistic Health Practitioner CEO The ChickFit Studio

    The Science of Intelligent Achievement is well researched and provides an excellent blueprint to real success. Every page is loaded with sage advice and you will find yourself savoring every morsel of it. You will learn how to live the life of your dreams by eliminating negative people, thoughts, and things that drain your mental energy. Stop being busy, develop focus, get rid of distractions, and master the art of effectiveness by using the free tools Isaiah provides here.   Read More

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    Dr. Klodjan Stafa
    Senior Scientist at Estée Lauder Companies

    The Science of Intelligent Achievement showed me how to take ownership of my life and how to organize and prioritize myself both professionally and personally. Make no mistake, the book is hard hitting makes you face yourself head on. Each chapter practically forces you to start implementing positive and pragmatic changes. The book shows you that it’s never too late to turn things around as long as you’re willing to take personal responsibility for where you are in life.   Read More

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    Dr. Klodjan Stafa
    Senior Scientist at Estée Lauder Companies

    The Science of Intelligent Achievement showed me how to take ownership of my life and how to organize and prioritize myself both professionally and personally. Make no mistake, the book is hard hitting makes you face yourself head on. Each chapter practically forces you to start implementing positive and pragmatic changes. The book shows you that it’s never too late to turn things around as long as you’re willing to take personal responsibility for where you are in life.   Read More

Isaiah Hankel PhD

Isaiah Hankel received his doctorate in Anatomy & Cell Biology and is an expert on mental focus, behavioral psychology, and career development. His work has been featured in The Guardian, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Isaiah’s previous book, Black Hole Focus, was published by Wiley & Sons and was selected as Business Book of the Month in the UK and became a business bestseller internationally. Isaiah has delivered corporate presentations to over 20,000 people, including over 300 workshops and keynotes worldwide in the past 5 years.

Isaiah grew up working on a sheep farm in the Pacific Northwest of the US before going on to get his doctorate. Isaiah went on to become the founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist®, a career training company that specializes in helping PhDs transition into corporate careers; he is also the director of Hankel Leadership®. Through these ventures, Isaiah has consulted on career development, employee management, entrepreneurship, focus, and motivation at several Fortune 500 companies. He has been invited to speak at top institutions including Harvard Medical School, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University, University of Chicago, University of Oxford England, the Marie Curie Institute France, and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.