How to Get Things Done When You're Overwhelmed overwhelm overwhelmed Nov 08, 2021

If you're feeling overwhelmed with everything you need to do, and maybe you're pulling your hair out (something I can't relate to because I don't have any hair), I'm going to share solid strategies for how you can truly get things done when you're overwhelmed.

Tip #1: Stop.

Stop. You're trying to do so many things for your business, your colleagues, your customers, your family, and you're going seemingly non-stop. To what end?

You are heading toward burnout. I get it; you've...

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Simple Ways to Deal with Overwhelm overwhelm Sep 13, 2021

Overwhelm is the number one thing people come to me for help.

I have never had a client come to me and say, "Mark, I want to be more productive. How can I be more productive?"

That's never happened.

They say, "Oh, my goodness! My to-do list keeps growing and growing and growing and growing, and it's scary to look at."

Some people have told me, "You know what? I don't even look at my to-do list anymore. What's the point? Because it's so unmanageable because there are so many things on the...

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Are You Suffering From TMI? overwhelm Jul 07, 2021

Am I the only one suffering from too much information?




Membership sites.



Social media.

There's SO MUCH information out there, but while information is valuable, too much information can be a negative thing.

I believe that in order to best serve you as a productivity expert, I need to be a student first.

And that means always learning.

In fact, I spend a minimum of one hour every day (seven days a week) learning how to...

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Declare Your Freedom freedom overwhelm productivity Jul 04, 2021

In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th. This is when we commemorate the Declaration of Independence of the United States (from England), on July 4, 1776 (Wikipedia).

But I want to write about another form of independence.

Today, I want you to declare your freedom from:

  • overwhelm
  • negativity (including news and social media that makes you angry)
  • toxic people and things (such as video games)
  • food/drink that's not good for you (what the body doesn't need)
  • ...
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4 Sources of Overwhelm (and What to Do About Them) overwhelm productivity Jun 27, 2021

Overwhelm is killing your productivity. 

I will share four familiar sources of overwhelm in this post and tell you what to do about them.

I was going to give you a definition of overwhelm, but then I realized you know what overwhelm is. 

So, on with the list...

Number one: endless to-do lists

In Israel, there's something called the Dead Sea. It's called the Dead Sea because the water flows in, but water doesn't flow out. As a result, it becomes stagnant, and nothing can...

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Overwhelmed? It’s ODAE Time! overwhelm podcast productivity Jan 04, 2021

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If you're feeling overwhelmed, you're not alone. But fear not! I've got something to help you.

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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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