7 Critical Identity Theft Measures

Key Takeaways

  • More identity theft takes place in the home than in any other place.
  • Your phone and postal mailbox can be just as vulnerable to identify theft as your personal computer. Go paperless wherever possible.
  • Use a variety of multi-character passwords.
  • Freeze your credit ASAP if you think your identity has been stolen.

5 Ways to Address Uncertainty

Key Takeaways

  • You can’t remove uncertainty from life, but there are healthy and productive ways to cope with it.
  • Focus on what matters. Don’t waste time and energy on things that are unimportant and out of your control.
  • Get the facts, change your routine and seek the counsel of others. Never stop looking for opportunities.

AMP Up Your Life

Key Takeaways

  • Not feeling fulfilled? Seek the Autonomy to do what you want, the willingness to Master what you pursue and the sense of Purpose to keep you on the right path.
  • Research shows that after $75,000 a year, earning more money is not as important to most people as the intrinsic purpose of life.
  • Borrow a page from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh: “Failure isn’t a badge of shame; it’s a rite of passage.”

What Are Your Intentions for 2016?

New year, smart goals

Key Takeaways

  • Putting your New Year’s resolutions in writing substantially increases your likelihood of achieving them.
  • Successful people are very intentional (not just hopeful) about their goals, dreams and resolutions. The more intentional you are, the higher is your likelihood of success.
  • When trying something new in life, you likely won’t achieve it at the 100 percent level—but 80 percent is a good target to shoot for.