Ep. 76 – The Three Keys to Building and Living a Remarkable Life that You Love

“The outcome that you're looking for, those daily activities and the things that you do on a daily basis will help you achieve that goal so that you can live that remarkable life.” - Dr. James Bryant    In this episode of Engineer Your...

In this episode of Engineer Your Success Podcast, Dr. James Bryant shares his journey of unlocking his goals and dreams to create a remarkable life. Discover three keys to building and living a life you absolutely love, as well as personal development activities that will help you make the most of your time and energy. Learn how to break down goals into quarters and focus on career, business relationships, family/friends, marital relationships, travel, service, spiritual health, learning, financial giving and financial saving/investing. Get practical tips on how to conduct a year-end review, goal brainstorming and building a plan for success.

Let’s dive in!

[00:00 – 10:38] Unlock Your Goals and Success

  • Life is full of remarkable moments and experiences but not everyone gets to live a life they truly love
  • Dreams are our deepest desires and carry our hopes
  • Goals are action steps to get closer to the dream
  • Habits can make or break success
  • Knowing what to do and how to do it is not enough; must put into practice for success

[10:39 – 15:46] Achieve Success in Business and Life

  • Closing out the year with five personal development activities: making time to think and reflect, doing a year in review, celebrating achievements, practicing self-compassion, and dreaming
  • Three essential questions for conducting a year in review: What worked well? What did not work well? What lessons were learned?
  • Three keys to building and living a remarkable life: dream big, develop goals, build a plan
  • Building a plan involves incorporating habits and tracking daily activities

[15:47 – 20:35] Start the Family Book Club and Track Your Progress

  • Register for races and alert family and friends
  • Run 1.5 miles 3 times per week
  • Track food intake and hydration, drinking at least 1 gallon of water per day
  • Read 24 books in 2023, 12 paperback/hard copy and 12 audio/electronic format
  • Implement new ideal or reinforce existing practice from each book
  • Start Family Book Club, select books for February & March
  • Provide updates on activities

[20:36 – 23:20] Closing Segment

  • Spend time each week summarizing key points from books/audiobooks into 5 bullet points
  • Keep track of what you’re learning to codify it
  • Connect with James (links below)
  • Parting Notes

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You have the strength of a hero within you. Check out my website https://betteryou4u.com/ and learn how to unlock your potential and achieve success both in business and in life.

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Tweetable Quotes:

There’s going to have to be a strong connection between your dreams, your goals, and your habits.” – Dr. James Bryant 

It’s not just about your dreams, it’s not just about your goals. It’s not just about your values, but this about the things that you do day in and day out.” – Dr. James Bryant


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