Focus now: Overcoming distractions

How to regain focus in your life The human brain was made to notice distractions.  This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to you if you live in our technology driven world.  The ping of a text message, the lure of a new Facebook post and the pull of unread emails can disrupt even the…

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getting started

Most of us are always starting something: a new job a new diet a new relationship a new project a new adventure How do you start well?  How do you begin so that you avoid past mistakes?  How do you ensure the best possible chance of success?  Are there any strategies that work? It turns…

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procrastination

How to overcome the procrastination monster What are you avoiding doing…right now? Getting some work done?  Connecting with someone that you need to talk to? Spending some time in renewal:  exercise, meditation, prayer? Procrastination takes many forms.  I’ve been meaning to write this post all day but I’ve avoided it by doing lots of other…

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you are the only one

The One Question to Increase Productivity lOX Are you always busy and on the go? Is your calendar and time maxed out? Are you productive and effective in your work? Contrary to popular opinion, there is no correlation between how busy you are and how productive you are. In fact, the less you do… the…

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Two Tips to Double Your Productivity

productive woman on phone

Eliminate Two Things to Be More Productive What if you could make two simple changes in your life and double your productivity?   What if it not only increased your productivity but it also freed you from unnecessary stress and frustration?  It’s a no brainer… right?  Here are two changes I’ve been making that have improved…

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Simple Steps to a Productive Day

Wonder how to have a productive day? Do you react to events as they unfold? Are you always putting out fires or responding to emergencies? Or do you plan, schedule and organize your priorities? Are you living an intentional life? For many years, I lived my life by being reactive instead of creative.  I started…

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