Are You Spending Time with the Right People?
Everyone is an example of what we should emulate or avoid. Will their influence drag us down or help us be our best?
How to Regulate the Fight-or-Flight Response
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.
How to Get Unstuck with an Icebreaker Task
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.
How to Displace the Good in Your Life to Make Room for Something Better
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...
Which Planner Layout is Right For You?
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.
How to Make Decisions that Take You in the Right Direction
You have a destination you’re working towards. If you consistently make decisions that take you in the right direction, you’ll get there.
What Will You Not Do Today?
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.
Why You’ll Do Better Work if You’re Distracted
“Focus” is almost synonymous with productivity, but distraction will help you do some of your best work.
How to Automate Your Day with a Morning Routine
The golf swing is a miraculous feat. There are so many variables, it’s a minor miracle that it ever comes together. There’s so much to think about. How you hold the club. Where you stand relative to the club. Path of the club in the backswing. Where the backswing...
Are You Focused on the Pony or its Aftermath?
One of Ronald Reagan’s favorite jokes speaks volumes about how our expectations influence our experiences.