Walk O'Clock Mashup #5 walk o'clock Feb 28, 2021

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Come along on my morning walks! In this compilation, I talk about living YOUR life, the number of distractions you deal with, respect, a rude DM I received on LinkedIn, our Christmas tree still being up, and how to be a better you.

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5 Habits That Affect Your Attitude and Your Productivity habits productivity Feb 27, 2021

There are a lot of moving parts to become a more productive person.

In this article, I share five of them.

What you won’t find on this list are excuses, complaining, blaming, laziness, or bright shiny object syndrome.

Implementing each of these habits into your life will dramatically make you a more productive person.

Let’s go…

PEOPLE YOU HANG AROUND

The late Charlie “Tremendous” Jones used to say, “In five years, you’ll be the same person you...

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10 Ways to be More Productive Today habits productivity Feb 26, 2021
Complexity is the gateway to procrastination ~ Mark Struczewski

In this article, I lay out ten simple ways to be more productive starting right now.

While each of these ideas is simple…that doesn’t mean that they're easy to do. There is a difference.

Don’t get overwhelmed.

Just pick one that resonates with you and begin to implement it into your life.

Then come back and pick another one.

Step by step by step.

You’ve got this.

Let’s do this.

1. GET OUT...

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Doers Vs. Dwellers podcast procrastination productivity Feb 22, 2021

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There are two types of people in the world. Those that DO and those that DWELL. Everyone has the tendency to do both but the successful DO more then DWELL.

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Walk O'Clock Mashup #4 podcast walk o'clock Feb 21, 2021

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Come along on my morning walks! In this compilation, I talk about how we dealt with the winter storm that struck the State of Texas and the City of Houston where I live February 14-19.

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Lessons From My Power Outage podcast snowmageddon Feb 18, 2021

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We live in Houston, and yesterday had no power from 5:25 am until just after 8 pm at our house. What an adventure, and also the reason the episode I was scheduled to record didn't happen. When life hands you lemons.....

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How to Stop Playing Whac-A-Mole With Your Time productivity time management Feb 16, 2021

Have you ever reached the end of your day and wondered, “what did I do today?”

You obviously did something…but what?

Most people, but not you after reading this article, operate in reactive mode.

In other words, they are busy reacting to things happening instead of proactively doing what they need/want to do.

ARE YOU PLAYING WHAC-A-MOLE?

This carnival game was created in 1975 in Japan. A typical Whac-A-Mole machine consists of a waist-level cabinet with a play area and...

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How to Reduce Procrastination procrastination productivity self improvement Feb 15, 2021

If you’re a human being alive on this planet, you procrastinate.

And just so we’re on the same page, according to Google, procrastination is defined as “delay or postpone action; put off doing something.”

Have you ever delayed doing something? Put off what you really needed to do?

Of course, you have.

We all have.

Even me, Mister Productivity.

The question then becomes: how much do you do procrastinate?

High performers and those naturally productive tend to...

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Walk O'Clock Mashup #3 podcast Feb 15, 2021

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Come along on my morning walks! In this compilation, I talk about being grateful, not complaining, how to spend your time, how to attack adversity, patience, and positivity.

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4,929 Days and Counting loss separation Feb 14, 2021

How is it possible that I’ve known my 24-year-old daughter longer than my 27-year-old daughter?

My 27-year-old is still alive and well.

Or so I’ve been told from my younger daughter.

I am proud of and love both of my daughters.

However, August 12, 2007, was the last time I saw my oldest.

To this day, I still don’t know why.

But let me take you back.

My daughters are two of the blessings from my first marriage, which ended in divorce in 2002.

Growing up, my daughters and I...

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5 Ways to a More Productive Life podcast productivity Feb 14, 2021

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While there are certainly more than five ways to a more productive life, in this episode, Mark talks about positivity, confidence, competence, patience, and being a student.

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A Healthier You in 2021 (and Beyond) healthy productivity Feb 13, 2021

Getting healthy is a choice.

No one is going to force you to make better choices when it comes to your health.

But understand that every choice you make, good or bad, has consequences.

Make healthy choices, and those consequences could include longer life, vibrancy, and a lower chance of dementia.

However, making unhealthy choices could result in a shortened life with pain, listlessness, and dementia.

Here are eight things you can do to become a healthier you.

CLOSE YOUR RINGS

I love my...

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