Welcome to the new season of This Is Your Life. In this seventh episode, Michele Cushatt, my co-host, and I talk about Greg McKeownâs most recent book, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Like cleaning out a cluttered closet, McKeown recommends that we intentionally declutter our lives from the well-intended commitments and activities weâve accumulated. […]
How we teach Asian Efficiency team members to get into personal flow.
August 20, 2014 In addition to my own posts, I also contribute to Time Management Magazine. My post for September 2014 has to do with the importance of making time for reviews, including self-asses…
Check out these five time-management pointers and let the tips set you free.
The task management app for those with people to call, things to buy, and bills to pay.
iOS: Remember Win is a good-looking app with a single purpose: to make you feel good about yourself. You can track all your wins, small or big, and then be reminded about them for some inspiration.
We all have goals for the future. Most of us tend to think of them in terms like “Once I am financially secure, I’ll be happy.” A better alternative may be to look backwards, instead.
Chrome to Mobile is an easy way to take whatever you’re working on with you when you leave the office.The extension lets you take live webpages and work on the go by replicating your desktop browser experience on your smartphone.It works offline too, in case you need to get stuff done in a dead zone.
A tidy desk is a tidy mind
Here are some of the best ways to make telecommuting easier.
Happiness is accepting imperfections.
Having trouble with that sticky habit that won’t stick? Time to take a look at these two important points.
Itâs tempting to wait for a huge stretch of uninterrupted time so that you can work on your big goals. But be honest â how often in the last few years have you ever had that sort of time available?
Let’s say your productivity takes a nosedive. Maybe you’ve gotten lazy with your planning processes and your to-do lists are out of control. Perhaps you went on vacation, and you just haven’t been able to get on top of your inbox. Maybe you have a looming project due date that you haven’t even been able […]
Windows/Mac/Linux: You have a billion options for different notes apps, but if you’re looking for something that resembles Wikipedia more than a notepad, Scribbleton does the trick.
Everyone wants to be more productive, but our typical work day throws up plenty of roadblocks on the path to productivity. Your inbox is bursting with emails, your chatty coworker is talking about the latest episode of Dancing With the Stars, and a half-finished project lies sadly on your desk.In order to get back to […]
You had a light night and you know the next day is going to be rough. You’ll likely be dragging all day, but there is still a small window of time when you’ll be most alert that you can take advantage of.
Previously mentioned Groupiful makes it easy to collaborate with a small group of others on projects like school projects, home renovations or family reunions, but the service just updated with a sharp new interface, Dropbox integration, and more features to make organizing your to-dos or everyone’s to-dos easier.
Mailbox, the popular iOS and Android email app, has started sending out invitations for its public beta for the Mac app. You’ll need a beta key to check it out, but you can request one from the Mailbox site. You can find more info on the Mailbox blog.
Sam from Easy Offices provides several tools and best practices to automate processes and make you, as a small business owner, more efficient and streamlined
Last year, I started saving my weekends and Monday morning with the most simple and efficient productivity hack I’ve ever tried: planning the following we…
You know them well. The three vampires â Fear, Procrastination, and Apathy are waiting to ambush you at the next pass. Ready to puncture your personal growth. They have hit me quite frequently. And parts of me are lying in the graveyard of unfinished projects and unmet aspirations. There are two unbreakable rules for achieving…
We have numerous sources of to-dos coming from many different directions. It’s a constant bombardment of e-mail, voice mail and incoming information that lands on the desk. On top of that, new tasks are already sitting around represented on papers and files, in meeting notes and on post-it…