Dr. Isaiah Hankel | How To Be Confident & Focused In Life Dr. Isaiah Hankel | How To Be Confident & Focused In Life

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  • 3 Skills That Will Make You An Elite Performer

    The idea that elite performance is only available to a select few isn’t true. While only 2% of the population actually achieve elite performance, it’s not because of special talents and abilities as much as it is their ability to protect their focus, master their mindset, and selectively focus to block out distractions. Elite performers protect their environment from negative people, surround themselves with winners, avoid multitasking, and use models of efficiency to accomplish what they need to for success, in less time, without burnout. This leaves them more time to pursue other activities that they have otherwise put on the backburner in favor of being “too busy”.

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  • 3 Ways To Protect Your Mental Energy And Achieve Success

    The first step to getting what you want in life is to get good at saying “no”. Without apologizing. Without waffling. Your mental energy is your greatest asset to reaching your goals. If you don’t learn how to protect your mental energy, you’ll always be at the mercy of distracting tasks, people, and information. Taking control of your environment, the people you spend time with, and the information you allow into your life, will give you freedom to both release and protect your mental energy.

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  • 4 Steps To Create Mini-Habits And Reach Your Goals

    Most people fail at setting new good habits for their lives because they use the wrong system. “Go big, or go home” is a recipe for that failure. Goal setting and habit formation are essential strategies for growth that move you closer to the life you want to live. If you’re not actively setting goals and forming new habits to push you further along on a consistent basis, you will become complacent, stagnant, and ultimately miserable. Creating new habits is easier when you start small. Setting up mini-habits that build into full habits and celebrating those achievements will set you up for consistent success and faster progress towards your goals. Creating one thing that you do daily with small, sustainable steps, that you have confidence you can accomplish, builds momentum in your life so you reach your goals and move closer to living your purpose.

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  • How To Strengthen Your Willpower By Creating New Habits

    Having the discipline and self-control to reach your goals relies on your ability to push through challenges and stay steadfast in your focus. Iron willpower. The problem with willpower is that it is a limited resource. It depletes. And, the more you use it, the less you have of it. In fact, the only way to self-regulate and gain real control over your life and your goals is to learn how to protect yourself against willpower depletion. This article shows you 2 ways you can combat willpower depletion by creating power habits instead.

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  • 3 Skills That Will Make You An Elite Performer

    The idea that elite performance is only available to a select few isn’t true. While only 2% of the population actually achieve elite performance, it’s not because of special talents and abilities as much as it is their ability to protect their focus, master their mindset, and selectively focus to block out distractions. Elite performers protect their environment from negative people, surround themselves with winners, avoid multitasking, and use models of efficiency to accomplish what they need to for success, in less time, without burnout. This leaves them more time to pursue other activities that they have otherwise put on the backburner in favor of being “too busy”.

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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.