Of all the self-inflicted time management pains, procrastination is one of the most painful—over time. Procrastination is a trap that many of us fall into. In fact, most of us procrastinate to some degree. While it may be comforting to know that you're not alone, it can be sobering to realize just how much it [...]
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How to use the Five Whys Kids ask a lot of questions, am I right? In fact, studies have shown that kids ask more than 300 questions a day! Here’s just a sample of questions, all asked at the breakfast table, all before 9:00 am (this is the truth!): Why do people need to sleep? [...]
Success and fulfillment in life is found by intentionally creating the life you want to have, and conducting a personal and private monthly review is part of that process. Right now, and at the end of each month, take an hour to review the past month and make goals and course corrections for the new [...]
Right now is the most important moment of your life Just down the street is an empty vacant lot. It’s been there for a while. It’s close to downtown, so I imagine there’s a ton of potential uses for the property. How much is the property worth? When it comes to appraising real estate, there’s [...]
On average, about 45% of us consistently make a resolution for the new year. Unfortunately, about 22% of resolutions fail after about a week, 40% after a month, 50% after 3 months, and 60% after six months—and 81% after twenty-four months. When we think about making big changes or improvements in our lives we’re often [...]
Can you name today’s top 3? Did you know PlanPlus Online Chrome plugin can help your productivity skyrocket? We’ll show you how, but first, let’s start with your top 3. What’s your top 3? Your top 3 are the 3 most important things you want to accomplish for the day. And you should limit your [...]
Weekends are like rainbows—they look great from a distance, but once you get up close to them, they start to disappear. Do your weekends fly by too fast? Do you sleep until you’re hungry then eat until you’re sleepy? Or, are you hoping to craft a weekend that’s memorable, relaxing, and productive? Here are some [...]
Here’s a collection of our most useful productivity themes and tips to help you get a great start on 2019! It’s never too early or too late to gain more productivity. 1. Use Tools These are the essential tools you need this year to take you from good to great! Introducing a seismic shift in [...]
Are you busy right now? Are you behind on what you wanted to accomplish today? Or this week? Or already this year? You’re not alone. It’s a common problem. In fact, it’s a problem so common it may qualify as a new epidemic: We’ve got no time. Too busy. Overwhelmed by work, family obligations, and [...]
Time management is a lie we need to stop telling ourselves It’s an illusion. It’s not real. Out of all the things we can manage in our life, time isn’t one of them. We can’t start it or stop it, can’t slow it down or speed it up. We can’t store it, manufacture it, or trade it. [...]
Purpose and planning as it should be The new PlanPlus Online personal planning and organizing experience is designed to take you on the journey from the vague to the specific. From the vague ideas in your head to a specific action. From a dream in your heart to the specific action to be done at the [...]
PlanPlus Online has created a beautifully simple solution to dramatically increase your productivity in 2019. Soon, you can add the PlanPlus Online productivity Chrome plugin to your browser to help keep your task list right at your fingertips! Download Plugin Now Watch Video Explanation Designed to keep you focused on the few most [...]