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.
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...
One of Ronald Reagan’s favorite jokes speaks volumes about how our expectations influence our experiences.
Try to do something else while you wait. Anything else. It’s one of the few opportunities we have to truly multitask.
If you had a friend who told you they’d be there to help you move on Saturday then didn’t show up, how would you feel? Once, fine. Things happen. Every time? You’re not going to trust them any more. They’ve overdrawn the account. They might be there for the good...