14 02, 2019

How to get work done in the interruption economy

2019-02-14T09:35:10+00:00

Everyday interruptions at work can be a key barrier to managing your time effectively and, ultimately, can be a barrier to your success. Because your day only has so many hours in it, a handful of small interruptions can rob you of the time you need to achieve your goals and be successful in your [...]

How to get work done in the interruption economy2019-02-14T09:35:10+00:00
13 02, 2019

Your biggest regret can be summed up in one word: Procrastination

2019-02-13T08:46:22+00:00

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 [...]

Your biggest regret can be summed up in one word: Procrastination2019-02-13T08:46:22+00:00
11 02, 2019

Are the whys more important than the whats?

2019-02-11T10:52:31+00:00

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? [...]

Are the whys more important than the whats?2019-02-11T10:52:31+00:00
7 02, 2019

How to do a monthly personal performance review

2019-02-07T09:44:50+00:00

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 [...]

How to do a monthly personal performance review2019-02-07T09:44:50+00:00
31 01, 2019

What’s the highest and best use of your time?

2019-01-31T09:46:20+00:00

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 [...]

What’s the highest and best use of your time?2019-01-31T09:46:20+00:00
28 01, 2019

Want to achieve real change in your life?

2019-02-15T10:12:20+00:00

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 [...]

Want to achieve real change in your life?2019-02-15T10:12:20+00:00
18 01, 2019

Is it even possible to make a weekend productive?

2019-01-18T12:36:27+00:00

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 [...]

Is it even possible to make a weekend productive?2019-01-18T12:36:27+00:00
10 01, 2019

Our 12 most useful productivity tips for 2019

2019-01-11T09:52:45+00:00

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 [...]

Our 12 most useful productivity tips for 20192019-01-11T09:52:45+00:00
2 01, 2019

PlanPlus Online introduces a seismic shift in personal planning and organizing

2019-01-10T18:56:23+00:00

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 introduces a seismic shift in personal planning and organizing2019-01-10T18:56:23+00:00
21 12, 2018

How to gain superhero powers in 2019 (spandex and cape optional)

2019-01-10T18:56:24+00:00

Superheroes are awesome! We love superheroes—from Ant-Man to Zatara—and all the heroes in between. Actually, superheroes have existed for as long as stories have existed—before writing and across every culture we find evidence of superheroes. For example, Fionn mac Cumhaill built the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, and Gilgamesh defeated Humbaba in Mesopotamia. Rama was [...]

How to gain superhero powers in 2019 (spandex and cape optional)2019-01-10T18:56:24+00:00
18 10, 2017

What’s a habit and why should I care?

2019-01-10T18:56:35+00:00

Behaviors are the foundation of processes--and at the foundation of behaviors are habits. Habits consist of three elements. In fact, these three elements govern any habit. Let’s start at the beginning... What is a habit?   It’s a shortcut for the brain, habits makes things more efficient. How do habits work?   Charles Duhig breaks [...]

What’s a habit and why should I care?2019-01-10T18:56:35+00:00
17 10, 2017

Daily Planning: How to Win the Day!

2019-01-10T18:56:35+00:00

By not taking a few minutes for daily planning you may be tripping yourself on the way to winning the day. Even if you’re working harder than anyone you know—but not working on the most important, high-leverage tasks—you may not be as productive as someone who works half as much as you! Here’s how to [...]

Daily Planning: How to Win the Day!2019-01-10T18:56:35+00:00