Do you know the difference between chaos and focus? The two seem very similar by definition, but it’s critical to understand what sets them apart. This is one of the topics I discussed here at the impressive Gold coast convention center in Gold Coast, Australia, and I’d like to share some of it with you. Chaos is the haphazard allocation of resources … Continue reading “How to go from chaos to focus”
How many hours per week do you believe you must work to be successful? How would you define the word “successful?” Think about how it would feel to live the life you want to live NOW, not tomorrow, or when you retire. Is that life centered around working long hours, day after day? Then why … Continue reading “How many hours do you need to work to be successful?”
Pencil in that “no” now if you need that extra push! Saying no to requests that don’t contribute to your most valuable activities allows you to say YES to the ones that do contribute to your Most Valuable Activities (MVAs). No CAN mean “yes” in this case! My talented friend, Rod, has a great technique … Continue reading “Why saying no is so important”
Attention switches drain time out of almost everyone’s day. They can cost you 40 hours or more in lost time every month. When you find yourself switching attention due to technology or human interruption, ask, what can I do to make sure I experience this less?
Have you ever sat in a meeting and thought to yourself, “This could have been an email” while rolling your eyes internally? We’ve all been there at one point or another. There seems to be an overdependence on meetings lately. It’s common in workplace culture that meetings are the norm, and the knee-jerk reaction when … Continue reading “How to have a productive meeting”