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
24 01, 2019

Can you name your top 3?

2019-01-24T09:41:20+00:00

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
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
3 01, 2019

Time management is a lie

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

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 lie2019-01-10T18:56:23+00:00
30 03, 2018

What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important

2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00

The Eisenhower Matrix is a presidential insight about productivity: soon after Eisenhower became president, he visited the campus of Northwestern University to deliver an address. What he said changed the thinking about “productivity” forever. He said: “I have two kinds of problems, the urgent and the important. The urgent are not important, and the important are never [...]

What is important is seldom urgent and what is urgent is seldom important2019-01-10T18:56:27+00:00
23 03, 2018

3 behaviors of great leaders

2019-01-10T18:56:28+00:00

Most of us recognize a leader when we see one. Because, most leaders seem to possess a common set of behaviors. It seems that great leadership is more bold action than intellectual capacity. Here are three of the behaviors I have recognized in great leaders. Great leaders thrive on simplicity. They bring clarity to the complex. [...]

3 behaviors of great leaders2019-01-10T18:56:28+00:00
20 03, 2018

First, let me finish. Then interrupt.

2019-01-10T18:56:28+00:00

One of the most common complaints we hear has to with something that is so fundamentally a part of the modern workplace, it’s almost impossible to avoid. In fact, we all have to deal with it. Yes, I’m talking about the dreaded interruption. Here are a few suggestions about managing and minimizing workplace interruptions. Stop [...]

First, let me finish. Then interrupt.2019-01-10T18:56:28+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
19 09, 2017

If it wasn’t for deadlines, nothing would get done

2019-01-10T18:56:37+00:00

Deadlines can help you increase your overall productivity. In the comic series “Calvin and Hobbes” by Bill Watterson, Calvin once says “You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet, you have to be in the right mood.” When asked what this magic mood is that facilitates creativity he replies “last minute panic!” Now to [...]

If it wasn’t for deadlines, nothing would get done2019-01-10T18:56:37+00:00
12 09, 2017

Clear the clutter

2019-01-10T18:56:38+00:00

Some of the most popular shows on TV are cooking shows. Have you ever watched a real chef prepare a meal? A big part of a chef’s success is because they’re extremely organized. In the kitchen—and even out of the kitchen—chefs have a place for everything. In fact, they’re trained to organize their work space [...]

Clear the clutter2019-01-10T18:56:38+00:00
8 08, 2017

Ideas to help your kids gain more personal productivity during the countdown to school

2019-01-10T18:56:39+00:00

During these last weeks of summer, consider how you’d like to take advantage of the upcoming opportunity to teach personal productivity skills. Getting ready for back to school A new school year is the perfect time to pause, reconsider, and set up new routines. For parents, any shift in the family schedule is a great time [...]

Ideas to help your kids gain more personal productivity during the countdown to school2019-01-10T18:56:39+00:00
24 01, 2017

What will you do this week that you’ll talk about the rest of your life?

2019-01-10T18:56:43+00:00

You are what you take the time to become Probably no one woke up today and suddenly discovered that they could run a marathon… or surprisingly woke up with a cure for cancer… or amazingly won an Oscar… or overnight unexpectedly received an answer to the Goldbach conjecture. That’s because those things take time, [...]

What will you do this week that you’ll talk about the rest of your life?2019-01-10T18:56:43+00:00