“Pushing the Envelope” means to attempt to extend the current limits of performance. To innovate, or go beyond commonly accepted boundaries.
The phrase came into general use following the publication of Tom Wolfe's book about the space program—The Right Stuff, 1979. It has some earlier origins in mathematics and engineering but you get the point.
What would it take for you to push the envelope? And what would it mean for you to extend and exceed your current levels of performance? What’s the breakthrough you would like to experience?
It might just be your big turnaround. It might be the point you look back on in the future as the time everything changed for you.
The 40-Day Best Life Challenge could very well be the catalyst for that kind of a breakthrough.
I submit that multi-tasking isn’t really possible—at least for tasks that require any thinking.
We may be able to read a book while walking on a treadmill, but tasks requiring any brainpower really can’t be effectively accomplished simultaneously.
It's because we can only think about one thing at a time. We can switch our thoughts very, very quickly and that might seem like we’re holding multiple thoughts, but we can only have a single thought at a time.
. . . As You Approach Your Senior Years?
I’ve been doing a lot of research lately interviewing dozens of Baby Boomers about how they feel about their Sunset Years. I wanted to know what their plans were, their challenges and frustrations, their aspirations, and their fears.
Some of it was surprising, some not surprising at all, and all of it quite interesting.
A fair number aren’t planning on retiring. A few because they love what they do and want to continue doing it. Quite a few more don’t see a way they CAN retire. Others feared being bored if they retired.