My Automated Morning in 2011 (and The Turkey Agreement)

My Automated Morning in 2011 (and The Turkey Agreement)

I have to be honest, Dental School pushes me to my limits. A lot of times I feel like I’m paddling in the middle of the ocean, and just when I get a hold of a raft, they make things harder. They know exactly what we’re going through, they know when we adapt, and they [...]

Busyness is Laziness: 17 Strategies to Kill Busy Work

Busyness is Laziness: 17 Strategies to Kill Busy Work

This is a guest post by David Turnbull.
Being busy is considered the opposite of laziness. It’s not. Laziness is likened to sloth-like activity, performing tasks slowly and begrudgingly. And that’s no different from busy work which fills most our lives. We do things because we’re too lazy not to do them.
Never ending busyness means you [...]

Posted by in Productivity | October 19, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 8 comments

Your Productivity Prescription

Your Productivity Prescription

This is a guest post by Haider Al-Mosawi
Productivity is a hot topic in personal growth literature. But with all the resources and tips out there, we don’t seem to be getting more productive. In fact, we’re spending too much time trying to digest productivity resources that we could’ve spent actually being productive!
The productivity tips we [...]

Posted by in Productivity | October 15, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 7 comments

Killer Productivity Software Duo for Macs

Killer Productivity Software Duo for Macs

I hate to give too much of my personal power away to technology, but, getting the MacBook Pro last summer has totally changed my life. Mostly because it made me even more addicted to the internet, but also because it opened up many opportunities in the way I interact with multimedia, and this website.
Seriously, the [...]

Posted by in Productivity, Review | March 5, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 2 comments

7 Key-Tips To Get A Ticket On The Success Train This Year

7 Key-Tips To Get A Ticket On The Success Train This Year

“The first and most important step toward success is the feeling that we can succeed.”
~Nelson Boswell
Choo-choo! Do you hear that? That’s the sound of the success train, leaving your life station as you stand there and wonder why you haven’t gotten on again this year. It’s not that the conductor doesn’t want to let you [...]

Posted by in Goal Setting, Productivity | January 1, 2009 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 12 comments

How to Launch a Revolution in Your Resolutions

How to Launch a Revolution in Your Resolutions

This is a guest post by Lisa Gates.
Stop making them.
It’s so curious how we spend the last weeks of the year in a sugar-plum-induced family frenzy of parties and holiday sweaters, and expect to walk into our lives on January 1 ready to drill down and get things done.
To get our minds [...]

Posted by in Goal Setting, Productivity | December 31, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 5 comments

Anti-Productivity: 30 Ways To Slow Down and Relax Like a Cat

Have you ever had a weekend, holiday, or lazy sick-day where your main intention was to relax, but you just couldn’t get your bang for the buck? Productive people often have trouble relaxing, because they’ve cultivated the Go-Habit. Don’t worry, by the time we’re done here, even your cat will be jealous!
Being able to relax [...]

Posted by in Featured, Productivity | December 14, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 27 comments

The Launch of Productive Magazine

The Launch of Productive Magazine

I’m happy to announce the launch of Productive Magazine. The first edition features David Allen, the author of bestselling book Getting Things Done on the cover. Once you crack the ePages of this eMagazine, you’ll find myself among 17 excellent authors sharing our articles on productivity, happiness, GTD, and ways to increase the quality of [...]

Posted by in Productivity | November 27, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 1 comment

The Fundamental Laws of Productivity

The Fundamental Laws of Productivity

When we use the internet, it is important to protect ourselves against the onslaught of people providing us with more information than we actually need. When it comes to productivity principles and really getting things done, all you really need to know are the fundamentals!
Simplicity is the key ingredient in productivity, and living a great [...]

Posted by in Book Review, Productivity | November 25, 2008 | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumble | Print | 6 comments

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Your Life

How to Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Your Life

A Guest Post by Danny Gamache, The Success Professor (http://www.successprofessor.ca).  Danny is a business professor at a private college where he equips students for careers in business and success in all areas of life.
One of the most effective tools that I teach my students about how to analyze a business situation is to do a [...]

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