Do Less, So You Can Do More of What Counts

You Can't Do It All, So Choose Wisely

Do Less, So You Can Do MoreMost of us are always striving to do more. Trying to cram as much into our days as our crazy schedules will allow.

The result is busy, hurried days where everything seems to blur together. Some things get done, but much doesn’t.

It might be time to ask, “Am I trying to do too much?”

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Being Ready for Your Workday Feels Great!

Advance Preparation is the Key to a Successful Day

Being Ready Feels GreatAre you ready for your workday?

Prepared to charge into your day’s activities? Set to take on life’s challenges as they come?

Or will you make it up as you go? Stumbling through your appointments and obligations, all the worse for the wear.

Being ready for your day makes everything go easier.

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Stop Waiting for Work to Come to You

Do Your Work, Rather than Waiting for Tasks to Arrive

Stop Waiting for WorkDo you sit around and wait for work to come to you?

If you are waiting for tasks to come to you, then you probably aren’t being very productive.

Not only does this type of “reactive productivity” show a lack of initiative, but it is a bigger problem because if you are waiting for work to come to you, it means you aren’t doing your own work.

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Meetings Do Not Produce Results

If There is Nothing Accomplished in Your Meetings, Why Have Them?

Meetings Do Not Produce ResultsI recently attended a meeting, and as everyone departed, I heard one of the participants say, “What did we accomplish in there?”

Another attendee replied, “I can’t remember anything.”

If this is how your company’s meetings are perceived, then you need to re-evaluate how your team is spending it’s time.

Is your company guilty of meeting instead of working?

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Fill Up Your Calendar Before Others Do

5 Tips to Better Manage Your Calendar

Fill Up Your CalendarWe all dread that overloaded view of our calendar with overlapping meetings, double (and triple) bookings, and more.

If you find yourself running from one meeting to the next, you need to re-evaluate your calendar.

And ironically, the reason your calendar is overloaded is because you didn’t fill it up in the first place.

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5 Ways to Choose Happiness

Why Your Attitude Determines Your Reality

Choose Happiness
How is your day going to be today?

Is this going to be another boring day? One that leaves your complaining about work? Or one that runs you ragged?

That doesn’t sound that fun. That sounds like a bad day.

Yet, the secret is that you have a choice. You can let life push you around. Or you can keep your head held high no matter what life throws at you.

Your attitude determines your reality each day.

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5 Tips to Stop Wasting Time Making Decisions

Stop Procrastinating Decisions and Start Making Them

Wasting Time Making DecisionsWe live in a FOMO world.

Everyone is afraid of “missing out” or being “left out.” We have too many choices and more options than every before.

This can lead to decision paralysis. After all, why make a choice now, if a better option may become available tomorrow.

Are you spending more time pondering decisions, than actually acting on them?

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6 Tips to Help You Work First, so You Can Play at Ease

Don't Confuse Things You Want to Do with Things You Need to Do

Work Frist, play laterYou are supposed to be doing an important project.

When suddenly, you realize that you are doing something else entirely. It’s easy to confuse the things you want to do with the things you need to do.

Before you know it, you have spent hours on mindless, often meaningless, tasks.

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