In our quest to be as productive as we possibly can we often end up taking on more than we can possibly do. These tasks and commitments can come at us from friends, family, and colleagues but a lot of what fills up our inbox, calendar, and to-do list is self-inflicted. Prolonged anxiousness or feeling… Continue reading Three tactics for being productive when feeling overwhelmed
It occurred to me this week that I have somewhere around 2,000-2,500 weeks left in my life assuming I remain healthy and am not a victim of an accident. That thought has been gnawing at me since. We all are already accustomed to thinking about our life in years. Thinking about it as a count… Continue reading Thinking in weeks
Digital to-do lists are inherently stressful particularly if you are always connected.
This morning I had a thought that I found a little sad. In my life pre-entrepreneurship there would be mornings where I would wake up and think, “I’d like to finish that book I’ve been reading.” That would be my goal for the day and it would be a successful day if I spent it… Continue reading The downside to Getting Things Done
Suck it up. Stop reading blogs, stop reading HN, stop making excuses. Start working. There are no tips that will break you out of it – just self discipline. krschultz This is the Nike approach to procrastination and productivity (“Just do it”). I like that the advice pulls no punches but I believe it will… Continue reading 10 Productivity Tips From Hacker News
Today I’m launching Productivity Powerups which is a free email course that will help you make the most of every hour of your day and help you achieve everything you aspire to. When you sign up you will receive one actionable strategy a day for ten days that you can implement to free yourself from… Continue reading Productivity Powerups Course
“If only I had another few hours a day…” is something that every busy person laments occasionally. As a parent of three young boys it is something that I find myself thinking almost daily. I imagine that I can turn more working hours into more productivity, more money, and ultimately more success. If only it… Continue reading Productivity is prioritization
I really love Gary Keller’s book The ONE Thing. It is a little long-winded but the idea it presents is very powerful: “What is the ONE thing you can do right now that will make everything else easier?” Putting this idea into practice forces you to consistently work on what is important and what will… Continue reading Your ONE thing for your next flight