Do you know how to create an action plan? Do you need to? Have you ever found yourself saying any of these things? "It's all in my head." "I forgot about that." "No one can do it except me." "I don't know what to do next." Most of us have. The most common … [Read more...] about How to create an action plan and get more done
We’ve established the fact that I’m a bit of a nerd, right? My mom is a teacher, so I spent a lot of time in teacher supply stores growing up. Teacher supply stores = utopia for an academically minded youngster. They also equal the opposite of hours spent in Jo-Ann Fabrics, … [Read more...] about That time I bought a math workbook. For fun.
If you focus on managing your energy, your time will manage itself. Do you believe that? A few days ago, I had a meltdown. And not a pretty one. Is there such a thing as a pretty meltdown? I don’t think so, but suffice it to say that I didn’t act much better than my … [Read more...] about Energy management is more important than time management
In any given work day, I receive 100-200 emails. Definitely not Inbox Zero. Some of you may be thinking that’s an insanely low number and some of you are probably overwhelmed by how high that number is. During a busy workday, it’s not uncommon to have 20-30 emails come in … [Read more...] about Why I don’t strive for Inbox Zero: super simple email organization
Phil: What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered? Ralph: That about sums it up for me. (From the movie Groundhog Day) My dad’s favorite movie is Groundhog Day. While I don’t appreciate the movie nearly … [Read more...] about Groundhog Day, The Definition of Insanity, and Fear