Should You Use a To-Do List or a Calendar? calendar productivity to do list Dec 28, 2020

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Should you use a to-do list or a calendar?


You should use both a to-do list and a calendar. They both serve a function. There are a lot of people out there who are productivity experts like me who will tell you that truly successful people only use a calendar. They don't use a to-do list. They put everything on a calendar.

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Are You Checking Your Oil? attitude Dec 27, 2020

My wife and I have an older car.

And so one of the things we have to do on a regular basis is to check the

When cars get older, sometimes they leak oil.

So, we have to check the oil because you don't want to be driving down the road and have no oil in your car because the engine will seize up.

And that's, well, that's not good.

So, are you checking your oil every day?

Now, I don't mean you have a dipstick and you actually check your oil,

But how's your attitude?

How's your...

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Leave Your Headphones At Home inspiration productivity silence Dec 26, 2020

I'm a daily runner.

In fact, I have run every single day for over 1200 days in a row.

And I used to go out running listening to music, to a podcast, or to an audiobook.

But then about a month ago, I decided to try a new experiment. And that experiment was to listen to nothing. Well, not nothing. I'm listening to what's going on around me.

Did you know that birds chirp? Did you know that wind makes a sound when it goes through the trees?

By not listening to music or to a podcast or to an...

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Change is Inevitable adapt change productivity Dec 25, 2020

Man, this is crazy.

Right now, I'm recording this on December 24th. I'm not sure when this video will be posted, but it is 8:00 in the morning, on December 24th.

18 hours ago, it was 79 degrees.

It is now 33 degrees and feels like 30 degrees.

What's my point?

Change is inevitable.

Now I can complain about the temperature drop, but it's winter.

Even though I live in Houston, we had a cold front come through and I just dress warmly and like a crazy loon, I'm out recording a video in the...

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Are You Happy? happiness happy productivity Dec 24, 2020

How happy are you?

Think about it right now.

How happy are you?

I talk to a lot of people, as I'm sure you do on social media and in the real world so to speak and I see a lot of people who aren't happy.

And it's not just a 2020 pandemic thing.

They're just not happy.

I want you to be happy, and I want you to do things that make you happy.

My wife and I have a 2.5-year-old pupper, and after we're gone for maybe a couple of hours, whether it's to church or shopping or whatever the case may be...

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All You Need is Love (and Good Communication) - Rob Howze humology podcast Dec 24, 2020

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Rob Howze is an Empowerment Artist and a Humologist and believes that Love is the solution to everything.

Rob and Mark discuss what humology is, how to communicate better, the power of transparency, stillness, his power pause concept, mic swap, and more!

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The Distraction Challenge challenge distractions productivity Dec 23, 2020

I've got a distraction challenge for you.

When I ask you what your biggest distractions are, you're probably going to say email, social media, and people.

But have a challenge for you. For one hour, I want you to write down every time you get distracted. I think you're going to be surprised at how many times you're distracted in just one hour. Only do this for one hour because it's going to be kind of overwhelming, kind of frustrating.

So for one hour, carry a little notebook with...

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Should You Do Your Most Important Thing First Thing? productivity Dec 22, 2020

Should you do your most important work first thing in the morning?

Maybe, maybe not.

I know a lot of productivity experts will tell you always to do the most important task you have to do every day, first thing in the morning.

And while I generally agree with this, I have one caveat.

If morning time is not your optimal time to work, then I say the answer is no.

If your prime time to work is at 10 o'clock in the morning, then you should do your most important task then.

If it's three...

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The Master of Disaster - Leann Hackman-Carty podcast Dec 22, 2020

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Leann Hackman-Carty is known as the "Master of Disaster. As an author and YouTube creator, she has worked on Canada's two most costly disasters- Southern Alberta floods and Fort McMurray wildfires. She believes we can save lives and livelihoods and is passionate about creating a sustainable, disaster-resilient world for everyone.

Leann and Mark discuss the importance of businesses creating business continuity...

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How to Deal with Overwhelm overwhelm productivity Dec 21, 2020

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Got overwhelm?

Welcome to the human race.

Welcome to life. People have been dealing with overwhelm for
years and no, overwhelm is not just a 2020/COVID-19 thing.

Overwhelm is part of life. It always has been, is and always will be. In this video, I want to give you four ideas for how you can deal with overwhelm.

Now I'm a simple man.

I love simple ideas.

I want to give you ideas that you can start to...

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Complain Much? complain productivity Dec 20, 2020

Do you want to know how you can derail your productivity?

It’s something that we all can easily fall into.

I’m not talking about planning, though you should be a planner,
but complaining.

If you spend your time complaining about this, that, and the other thing, you are not going to be as productive as you would be if you didn't complain.

I want you to think about how often you complain about traffic, about the weather, about politics, about COVID-19.

Now, I want you to...

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Sleep Success energy productivity sleep Dec 19, 2020

When you wake up, do you feel refreshed or do you feel fatigued?

If you feel fatigued, you're probably not sleeping well.

Now, it's not just about sleeping well, it's about setting your body up for sleep success.

Neuroscience has proven that the body loves consistency.

The body loves to go to sleep at the same time every night and get up at the same time every morning.

It doesn't like the roller coaster ride.

So if you truly want to get a good night's sleep and you want to be energetic...

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