Procrastination is the enemy. An epidemic in our world. But all hope is not lost. It is possible to stop procrastinating.
Just as in life, when it comes to learning how to conquer procrastination, there’s a lot to be said about simplicity. The easier it is to understand a concept or strategy, the more likely are you to implement it.
Here are five ways you can stop procrastinating today.
Stop procrastinating method #1: don’t trust your memory
According to a 1956 article in...
Did you know that water is the second most popular drink? I tell you what #1 is in the show. And that our bodies are made up of around 60% (our blood 90%)? So, yeah. Water is kind of important. That's the subject of this episode.
Remember when email first came out?
You were so excited.
You didn't care what email you received. You just wanted an email.
Boy...the world has come a long way, hasn't it?
Now you don't want any more email.
First of all, I don't see email going away anytime soon. I write that despite the increased use of iMessage/text messaging, Slack, and countless other ways we can communicate with each other.
But if you don't get control of your email inbox, you're setting yourself up for a...
Todd and Mark talk about how to be productive at home with 8 kids, reactive/proactive blends, the first hour of the day, and discovery time.
Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. YouTube. SnapChat.
What words or phrases popped into your mind when you read those words?
- Black hole
- Necessary evil
- Part of life
- How I stay in touch with family/friends
- Keeps me informed
- How I grow
- The future
I promise you that if I asked 100 people this question, I would get 100 different answers.
Some would say they love social media. That it does so much for them.
Others would say meh.
And still others would react as if I swore in...
Morning is a very sacred time of your day.
You have just awoken from a (hopefully) good night's sleep and you’re presented with a brand new day. A brand new opportunity.
What do you normally do when you first open your eyes? Or when your alarm goes off?
Do you linger under the covers in the comfort of your sheets avoiding the inevitable?
Do you press the snooze button repeatedly?
Instead of that, do this: immediately get up, put your feet on the floor and make your bed. This serves two...
What emotions do you feel when you hear that word?
Or when you’re invited to one?
Or maybe you experience physical issues like pain in your neck, head or elsewhere?
You’re not alone.
We’ve all been to meetings that we felt were a waste of time. And that’s because the meeting planner didn’t know what they were doing. Maybe they weren’t trained correctly.
Here are 10 ideas to...
Time is the great equalizer.
It doesn’t care who you are, what color your skin, gender, education level is, whether you’re rich or poor or anything else.
Everyone gets 24 hours to spend every day however they choose.
It’s on you to spend your time wisely.
Here are FIVE ways to do that.
Determine what you need to do.
Set aside time either at the end of your day, before you go to sleep or, at the very latest, in the morning before you begin your day to think about...
Do you happen to your time...or do you let others happen to your time for you?
If you answered the former, then you are operating in REactive mode. In this article, I am going to tell you why it is critical you begin to operate in PROactive mode and how you can start.
WHY REACTIVE MODE IS BAD FOR YOUR PRODUCTIVITY
When you operate in REactive mode, you spend your precious 24 hours by reacting to other people, things, or events.
This means you have next to no control of your time.
There is a lot to becoming more productive. So much so that you may be paralyzed by the thought of learning how to do what you need to do in order to get more things done.
In this article, I am going to go back to the very beginning. I believe that without a solid foundation, your chances of succeeding at being more productive are greatly reduced.
STEP 1: Where are you now?
If you were going to take a road trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, you would put the address of the hotel...
I have so many tips to help you take your productivity to the next level.
To get unstuck.
But if you were to ask me what my #1 tip was, I wouldn't have to think about it.
Not even for a second.
It's such a clear choice, nothing comes close.
Curious to know what it is?
No problem! Send one million dollars in unmarked bills (no bitcoin!) to...
My biggest productivity tip
This is so simple I'm stunned at how few people do it.
Ignore this tip at your peril.
Get whatever you have to...