Matt Lillywhite


And focus on the other person instead.

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When you let other people speak during a conversation, the quality of your relationships will massively improve. It took me an extremely long time to understand that concept.

Why do so many of us struggle to listen during a conversation? Research published in Psychology Today shows that we enjoy talking about ourselves more than other people:

“Talking about oneself activates the same areas of the brain that light up when eating good food, taking drugs, and even having sex. Simply put, self-disclosure is gratifying. It gives us a neurological buzz.”

Fortunately, there’s an incredible strategy that will enable you to create meaningful relationships that’ll last a lifetime. You just need to stop talking about yourself during a conversation and focus on the other person. …

If you can do that, success will take care of itself

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“Could anything be better than this: Waking up every day knowing that lots of people are smiling because you chose to impact lives, making the world a better place.” — Anyaele Sam Chiyson

Imagine how amazing it would be to see the impact that your writing has on people’s lives. It would feel pretty incredible, right? Without even knowing you, I can tell that you’d have a massive smile on your face, knowing you’re making a positive difference in the world.

To become an extremely successful writer, you first need to create content that people find meaningful. You have to communicate in a way that resonates with your audience. …

Because you’re not going to change your life overnight.

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“Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they’re making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that’s the difference.” — Lou Holtz

To reach your goals, you need to be consistent with your habits. That saying is a cliche for a reason: it’s true. When you continually put one foot in front of the other, you’ll eventually reach your desired destination.

It doesn’t matter if you want to quit your job, buy a massive house, or travel around the world. …


Matt Lillywhite

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