J.R.R. Tolkien once wrote, through the character of Gandalf, “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” If you want to know the secret to creating the world’s perfect time management system, then you need to listen to Gandalf. My own personal road to the perfect…
Slow and steady wins the race.
New research has found that checking email less reduces stress. It provides further evidence that stepping away from your inbox is a good idea not just for the sake of productivity, but also for the sake of your health. So what can you do to make your email habits healthier?
Life can be hectic at times and get the best of us. Find time to be alone with your thoughts and find solutions.
I’ve struggled over the years with wanting to “organize” all our stuff and get it in nice Pinterest-worthy order. I don’t usually have the inclination or the
How to Overcome What’s Holding You Back Itâs about that time. Based on the statistics, a large percentage of people who made New Yearâs resolutions are thinking about throwing in the towel. Some already have. According to research from the University of Scranton, nearly 4 out of 10 people quit their resolutions before reaching the […]
It’s funny, because many readers seem to think I’m a super productive, ultra focused, uber disciplined guy. I’m not.
Being ‘in the zone’ all the time is tiresome. The brain, just like any muscle, gets tired the more it’s used.
The blue light in your computer, tablet, or e-reader screen is destroying your sleep cycle and causing the symptoms of sleep deprivation even if you think you slept well at night.
Evernote is great, but it’s not exactly the most minimal, easy to use app on iOS. That said, you can use Drafts, another app in the App Store, to do a lot more with Evernote. Evernote Essentials author Brett Kelley shows off a bunch of tricks for integrating the two apps together for a better […]
iPhone: You have a ton of options for calendar apps in the iTunes App Store, but Shifts does things a little differently by catering more toward people who don’t have the typical nine to five schedule.
Momentum is a key force to your productivity. It’s the reason that sometimes you can work effortlessly, and at other times it feels like pulling teeth. You can structure your day so that you build momentum and ride it out strategically.
Discomfort is an essential part of the learning process, which is why it’s a shame we avoid it so much. Make yourself accustomed to constructive discomfort by finding new “firsts” to engage in.
It can be difficult to remember that saying yes to something means saying no to something else. To keep this in mind the next time someone approaches you with an opportunity, ask yourself, “If I had to do this today, would I agree to it?”
Mac: Any.do, our favorite to-do app on the iPhone, is now available as a native Mac app. It comes packed with Notification Center integration, badges, and more.
Here is another great contributed article to changingminds.org.
Steve Jobs’ trick to achieve laser focus can be applied to both companies and individuals.
Being your own boss will expose all of your weaknesses, and if you don’t take fast action to fix them, they can bury your business alive. Lucky for you, you can catch all these bad habits and terminate them before they terminate your business. Here …
Around the beginning of every new year, people start thinking about decluttering and organizing their lives. It’s a great way to start the year feeling fresh, and it gives you a big sense of accomplishment â but there’s more to it than that. Decluttering can really improve your life â and here’s the psychology to…
Endless demands and distractions have become the norm–but they don’t have to throw you off course. Dr. Edward M. Hallowell discusses ‘Attention Deficit Trait’ and how to win back your focus.
Ah, the New Year. Cliched resolutions aside, seeing fresh numbers on the calendar does hit the reset button, offering a little push toward whatever would make your life, health and happiness bigger
I’m a huge fan and user of Evernote, and lots of people ask me for tips on using it, so I’m starting a series of blog posts on Evernote Tips and Tricks to share some great tips and ideas for using Evernote.
Ready to form habits that will stick? In this 3rd video in my habits series learn to build habits that last a lifetime.
Feel like it’s never good enough? Give up perfectionism with Samantha Bennett’s Good-Better-Best Goal Setting System.
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