Is Your Time Management Garbage In, Garbage Out?

Why You Need Quality Input to Have Quality Output

Garbage In, Garbage Out

Garbage In, Garbage Out is a concept in computer science meaning the quality of output is determined by the quality of the input.

How many times have you seen a productivity tip, life hack or DIY video, found it amazing, but never used it.  We find these “cool” ideas, but rarely implement them, even when we “share” or “pin” them on our social media. Why?

When we “input” those ideas, they aren’t quality input. We don’t think about it, study it, or take action. Usually we glance at it, and keep scrolling. Because we have a non-quality input, our output (or the way we implement the tip) ends up being poor quality too.  We don’t use it.

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What Could You Accomplish in Six (and a Half) Years?

Six Years Accomplish

Six (and a half) years ago, I wrote my first blog post.

Six (and a half) years later, Time Management Ninja continues to grow.

This past year was the best year of TMN yet.

I am stunned by the readership, fans, and sponsors that TMN has gained.

In 2015, TMN stats included over 1.3 million readers in 229 countries. Yes, million… amazing! (Even more amazing, as there are only officially 196 countries by the United Nation’s standards.)

If you told me 6 (and a half) years ago that 1.3 million people would read my time management posts each year, I wouldn’t have believed it. I still remember when I was happy if TMN reached double digits in a day. (Yes, meaning 10 readers.)

So, today I ask, “Where could you get in six and half years?”

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10 Things You Could Do Before the Year is Over

What Can You Still Accomplish Before Next Year Arrives?

10 Things You Could Do Before Year is Over

The holidays are here.

Many people are already off for the break. Others are still working.

Regardless of your status, one thing is the same, there is still time to get things done before the year is over.

Don’t let the end of your year go to waste.

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How 5 Days Can Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

Act Today to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever & Get Several Bonuses

BYE Video 3Imagine 12 months from now…

You’re looking back on your year thinking to yourself “what a year I’ve had.”

Goals in all areas of your life were getting checked off your list.

Health goals. Financial goals. Relationship goals.

Are your ready to make 2016 Your Best Year Ever?

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5 Ways to Drive Your Creativity When You Don’t Have the Spark

How to Be Creative When You Aren't Feeling Productive

5 Ways To Drive Your Creativity

Sometimes you don’t feel creative.

Other times the ideas just flow and flow.

If your job requires you to write or create new things, you need to be able to be creative even when you don’t feel like it.

Today, I want to share several of my top tips to drive your creativity when you don’t feel productive.

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3 Questions You Must Ask to Reach Your Goals

What Life Are You Living, and How Does it Affect Reaching Your Goals?

three questions to reach your goalsChances are, you’re starting to think about 2016.

Most do around this time of year. What did you resolve to do on January 1, 2015…and did you do it?

If you didn’t, don’t feel alone. It’s estimated only 8% of people complete their annual goals.

What will it take for you to finally reach your goals in the New Year?

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Today is Always the Second Best Day to Start

You Didn't Start Yesterday, So Start Today

The second best Day to Start

You have a goal that you have always wanted to accomplish. It invades your daydreams, and permeates your night thoughts.

Yet, you still haven’t started it. Why not?

Maybe you are waiting for a better time or a perfect day.

Well, today is the day.

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Why You Should Read for 20 Minutes Every Day

The Power of Continued Learning

Read for 20 Minutes Every Day

When was the last time you read a book?

Really read a book.

Not a news or gossip website. (Which are often the same things these days.) But, a real book intended to teach you something.

Your quick excuse is probably that you don’t have time to read.

However, you do have the time, and you don’t have to spend a lot of it to fit reading into your day.

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Overthink Your Decisions

Waiting to Make Decisions Leads to Missed Opportunities

5 Reasons You Shouldn't Overthink Your DecisionsHow long to do you take to make decisions?

If you are like many people, you might ponder a decision until it becomes more of a burden than a choice. And by repeatedly putting it off, you create more stress and work for yourself.

Sometimes, you may even over analyze and wait so long on a decision that it is made for you.

What decision have you been putting off because you have been overthinking?

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5 Reasons Why You Must Be Your Own Biggest Fan

You Have to Root for Yourself, Or No One Else Will

5 Reasons Biggest Fan

When was the last time you cheered yourself on? Or recognized your own achievements in life or at work?

On the flip side, I bet you can recall the last time you beat yourself up for a mistake or failure.

Chances are, you are your own biggest critic. However, in order to reach your potential, you must instead be your own biggest fan.

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