Monthly Archives: March 2011

How Do You Prioritize – By Quantity or Quality?

This week I came across a quote by renowned productivity expert David Allen: “Maximum productivity is making something happen with as little effort as possible.” This was a surprise to me. I was under the impression that maximum productivity is … Continue reading

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Are You Wasting Your Willpower?

Have you ever started the day determined to stick to your diet…and blown it by lunchtime? There’s a reason that as the day went on, it got harder for you to live up to those good intentions. Psychological studies on … Continue reading

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Read Your Way to a Better Life

If you’re like me, there’s at least one non-fiction book on your shelves that you’ve been meaning to read. A self-help book. An inspiring memoir borrowed from a friend. A book on the craft of writing or a how-to book … Continue reading

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Teaching Yourself to Stay Focused

Do you have trouble staying on track? Do you often find yourself letting interruptions keep you from finishing what you started? I do, and that’s why I was excited to read this post on training yourself to focus at zenhabits.com: … Continue reading

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