Keep your head above water while dealing with all the tactical things that cry out for an entrepreneur’s attention every day.
Your lifeâs purpose is found through trial and effort. Purpose is found in action, not inaction. I intentionally titled this article âfindingâ your life purpose, since I believe it to be an ongoing process throughout oneâs life
Make your thoughts reality with these mind-expanding tricks.
Goals are like a road map to keep us focused. Without a vision or plan to guide us, we might just drift or wander. Click to read more about how to succeed.
Whatever your line of work, project management is important — even if this is as simple as a to do list on a scrap of paper.
The Agile method has been embraced by the tech world (software engineers in particular) as a far more effective way to bring products to market.
How can we do the things we know we should? Here’s scientific research that will tell you how you can go from dreaming to doing and achieve your goals.
Learn the secret to making your dreams a reality with this comic sharing some of screenwriter, director, and producer Shonda Rhimes’ wisdom and insight.
Warren Buffett might best be known for his financial advice (which is usually very simple), but we might also learn a few things from him about productivity and achieving our goals.
Deliberate Practice is a technique you can use to achieve expert performance. Aside from raw talent, Deliberate Practice helps explain how world-class experts achieve their excellence According to Anders Ericsson, the early pioneer of Deliberate Practice, it it takes 10,000 hours of Deliberate Practice to become an expert in almost anything.
By chunking down your goals, and then taking daily action on them, you create momentum and build your confidence, both of which move you farther and faster toward the achievement of your goals.
Try these visualization techniques to arrive closer to your goals.At the start of each day, you have a choice: You can work on the noise that shows up, as it shows up. Or work on the signal, gaining momentum toward what you and the team has decided is the next goal.
This is a very special article for me because it unites two of my favorite ideas — flow and GTD. I originally came to graduate school to study positive psychology because of Csikszentmihalyi’s book, Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience. At that time I had already been practicing GTD for a couple years but I […]
Riding my bike home from work at 9am. I had just been let go from my job as a… I don’t even really know what what I did there. Assistant I guess.
When you are trying to adopt a good habit, you will face moments of temptation and weakness. To stick it out, write a little script to tell yourself or anyone else why you are doing it.
You have dreams inside you. BIG things that you want to accomplish. Yet, you have never started many of them. Your dreams remain thoughts in your head. You have convinced yourself that theyÂ are imp…
The constant minutiae that life offers is enough to drive any well-intended new goal into the ground.
We all want to achieve our goals and make the changes we desire, if only we had more willpower though! Learn the top 6 willpower hacks today.
We often find ourselves setting out to accomplish big goals that involve big changes in habit. Pick the Brain recommends building mini habits to work your way up instead of overloading to burn yourself out.
Emotions are powerful, especially if we let them work in our lives without paying full attention. They can derail our goals if we let them. In my experience there are four emotions that usually come mixed in a powerful cocktail, sure to undermine our goals: fear, uncertainty, doubt, and shame. Most of us succumb to […]
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?
Most creative minds in history did not have the pleasure of sitting around only working on what they wanted. They had day jobs–just like you–because they still had to put food on the table, but that didn’t stop them.
Noah St. John writes a great post for CYT on which goals you should stop trying to achieve so you can be happy.
Conventional wisdom says you should always have a backup in case you can’t do what you set out to do. But sometimes, the best motivation can be to get rid of of any safety net and leave yourself no choice apart from achieving your goals.
Five years ago today, I posted my first blog post. Five years later, I have established Time Management Ninja as a known entityÂ in the time management domain. It amazes me when people approach me a…
If you set your mind to it, you can achieve most short-term goals, like losing weight in a few months. Future targets are much more difficult, like where you see yourself three years down the line. Before you set off on these long-term goals, it’s good to know what pitfalls you can expect and mentally […]