If we have too many options, we get overwhelmed and can’t reach a decision. Here’s how to overcome the overload.
Few companies know how to make beautiful software and functional hardware. Take the Epson ES–500W scanner, for example. It’s a workhorse of a document scanner—almost as good as the Fujitsu ScanSnap it replaced—but the software that comes with it leaves something to be...
Everyone is an example of what we should emulate or avoid. Will their influence drag us down or help us be our best?
Our brains have a natural fight-or-flight response designed to keep us alive. Sometimes it kicks in when it shouldn’t. Here’s how to reset your response.
If you’re having trouble getting started on a task, look for the smallest action you can take to break the ice. Working on a project gets easier once it’s been started.
Nature abhors a vacuum. If you take something away, something else has to move in to take its place. Nature also doesn’t like two things occupying the same place at the same time. In order for something to come in, whatever is currently there has to move out. It...
We need our planner to track some combination of tasks, appointments, and notes. Here’s a look at some common planner layouts to suit different needs.
You have a destination you’re working towards. If you consistently make decisions that take you in the right direction, you’ll get there.
One of the best things you can do to free up your schedule and protect your margin is to acknowledge that there are some things you are simply not going to do today.
“Focus” is almost synonymous with productivity, but distraction will help you do some of your best work.