Tag archive for Productivity

Increase Productivity with a Weekly Review

With all the things you have going on, it is probably hard to keep everything straight.
Something I’ve been doing for over a decade is a Weekly Review. I spend one to two hours a week looking through the previous week, my goals and the following …

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Prepare For Your Quarterly Offsite

It is mid June. Time to take a final look at your goals from the second quarter and start preparing for your Quarterly Offsite. Let the fun begin!
Why Quarterly Offsite
I do a personal retreat every quarter to help me rest, rejuvenate, set goals and prepare …

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What Needs To Stop?

What are you doing that you do not really need to be doing?
What are you telling yourself you need to do that you don’t need to do?
What are other people (or culture) telling you to do (or be) that you do not need to do …

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First Things First

You can only put one thing first.
If multiple things are first, then nothing is first.
Also, if something is first, other things will not be first and therefore could be done better, but won’t be. This is because they are not first.
You get to choose what …

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Bullet Journal Resources

What is a Bullet Journal?
There is a lot of flexibility with how you use a Bullet Journal (BuJo). Essentially it is a non-digital way to keep track of your calendar, tasks, ideas…and the list goes on.
Why would you not just use digital tools?
Different reasons for …

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1) How many inboxes do you have?

Email 2
Email 3
Multiple Facebook Groups
Multiple Facebook Pages
Blog Comments
GroupMe App

If you are like me, it is probably too many. Even the ones you do not check are taking up space in your time and mind, space you could better use …

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Bullet Journal

I’ve been using a Bullet Journal for the past few months. It has been good for me. Anyone else out there use a BuJo?
What tips do you have for a newbie?

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Snowpocalypse Plans

Snowpocalypse 2017 is about to hit tonight. What are your plans for the next few days?
There is not a wrong answer to this question, but being intentional is key. In addition to playing in the snow with my kids, here are some other options I …

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Fear and Margin


As I looked down at my newly brewed cup of tea this morning, I noticed that I had not filled up my cup. There was plenty of room for more tea.
Sure, I would not spill it. This is the advantage of margin. Things do not …

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Real Productivity

A dad just walked into Starbucks with his 3 year old. They are on a date.
I wonder if he knows this is the most important thing he will do this week?
Do I realize the same when I am spending time with my family?

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