Mental models are simple concepts that can improve the way you think about and interpret any situation

26 03, 2019

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


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
13 03, 2019

All life is problem solving


Problems are nothing but wake-up calls for creativity Welcome to the world of problems. This is where we all live. We all have some sort of problem to think through every day of our lives. Unfortunately, few of us have an effective system to solve problems. For example, are you still trying to solve the [...]

All life is problem solving2019-03-13T11:54:44+00:00
4 03, 2019

An organized life gives you wisdom and power


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


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


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 work and [...]

How to get work done in the interruption economy2020-02-06T14:31:37+00:00
13 02, 2019

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


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: Procrastination2020-06-25T10:31:13+00:00
11 02, 2019

Are the whys more important than the whats?


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


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
24 01, 2019

Can you name your top 3?


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 [...]

Can you name your top 3?2019-01-24T09:41:20+00:00
18 01, 2019

Is it even possible to make a weekend productive?


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


1. Use Tools These are the essential tools you need this year to take you from good to great! Introducing a seismic shift in personal planning and organizing Productivity Chrome plugin for your browser ​ 2. Time Blocking Instead of working by the clock, focus on finishing big and small tasks one at a time. This [...]

Our 12 most useful productivity tips2020-02-20T10:39:53+00:00
3 01, 2019

Time management is a lie


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. [...]

Time management is a lie2019-04-05T10:33:34+00:00