10 06, 2019

What will you do with your free two weeks?

2019-06-10T09:37:53+00:00

Your PlanPlus Online account includes two free weeks! 14 days… 336 hours… that’s how much time you have with your free two-weeks’ trial of PlanPlus Online. Here are some suggestions as to how you can use your time: Subdue and conquer your task list! Record all of your tasks—no more sticky notes or trying [...]

What will you do with your free two weeks?2019-06-10T09:37:53+00:00
6 05, 2019

This is what’s been missing…

2019-05-06T15:21:30+00:00

The gap between setting a goal and achieving a goal has now been closed with a recent update on the Planning tab of your PlanPlus Online account! We’ve all set goals or made resolutions only to see, over time, that we eventually lose traction on achieving the goal. It’s disappointing, isn’t it? We lose confidence [...]

This is what’s been missing…2019-05-06T15:21:30+00:00
16 04, 2019

Yes or no?

2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00

As human beings we tend to complicate most things, but life is really pretty simple. Take a moment to think about the answers to the following questions: We have tens of thousands of words in the English language. How many letters make up the alphabet? The ‘Human Genome’ is the genetic code—the entire list of [...]

Yes or no?2019-04-16T10:13:48+00:00
11 04, 2019

The principles you know determine what you get

2019-04-11T08:29:11+00:00

There are only a few ways to get it right In May of 1904, Harrington Emerson was tasked with improving the Santa Fe railway system. At the time, competition was stiff, costs were rising, and so was demand for freight and passenger transportation. Emerson created a management movement called “Betterment Work,” which, today, would be [...]

The principles you know determine what you get2019-04-11T08:29:11+00:00
3 04, 2019

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?

2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00

It’s past April Fool’s day—which means that you’ve made it through the first quarter of the year. It’s a great time to stake stock of goals and plans to see what kind of progress you’ve made so far, and to tweak and adjust as necessary. Life is an adventure, and like any great story, it [...]

The first quarter of the year is over, now what?2019-04-03T08:49:53+00:00
28 03, 2019

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership

2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00

You choose how you approach life. By choosing to be proactive, you will significantly impact the life you will have. If you’re proactive, you focus on preparing. If you’re reactive, you end up focusing on repairing. Most of us have high hopes of accomplishing something important in life, perhaps creating some sort of legacy or [...]

Being Proactive is Key to Self-Leadership2019-03-28T09:23:46+00:00
27 03, 2019

What’s working and what’s not?

2019-03-27T09:58:13+00:00

To improve your time management, spend some time identifying what’s working well and what’s not. Taking a moment to step back and evaluate and assess your relationship to time will help you clarify your use-of-time strengths and weaknesses. No matter how out of control your life may seem, there are always some things that are [...]

What’s working and what’s not?2019-03-27T09:58:13+00:00
26 03, 2019

How to do you do what you don’t want to do

2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00

Look, we’re on your side with this one: life is filled with so many things that you just flat out don’t want to do. Maybe it’s because they’re unpleasant, maybe you’re just mentally exhausted and stressed, or maybe it’s just that your bed is feeling super comfortable right now! Unfortunately, to get anything done in [...]

How to do you do what you don’t want to do2019-03-26T07:02:54+00:00
7 03, 2019

The Rule of 3: A simple system to change how you work

2019-03-07T10:42:13+00:00

For a successful day tomorrow, start tonight! ​Set a very clear intention of how your day will go the next morning. That way, when you wake up, you already know where to start! Visualizing this intention and writing it down into your PlanPlus Online task list and calendar can make it happen more automatically in the [...]

The Rule of 3: A simple system to change how you work2019-03-07T10:42:13+00:00
4 03, 2019

An organized life gives you wisdom and power

2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00

Start from wherever you are, and with whatever you’ve got Having an organized life is being in control. It isn’t about getting rid of everything you own or trying to become a different person. It’s about living the way you want to live—only better. It's easy to think about getting organized, but sometimes it's hard [...]

An organized life gives you wisdom and power2019-03-04T09:32:23+00:00
25 02, 2019

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments

2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00

You’re always being told that the best way to achieve what you what in life—lose weight and get into shape, learn a new skill, spending more time with family—is to set specific, actionable goals. It’s true: goals are essential, but there’s another force you need to become aware of: the power of habits. It’s important [...]

Habits are the bridge between goals and accomplishments2019-02-25T13:38:04+00:00
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