Do you ever stop and realize you’re doing something that you know—deep down—isn’t the best use of your time? Distractions, interruptions, and low-value activities are all around us, both at work and at home. Perhaps you find yourself veering off course because of something on your phone. Or maybe you’re watching League of Legends battles … Continue reading “How to make a “Not-To-Do” list”
How do you create a personal vision statement? A vision statement isn’t just a thought or dream. A truly useful vision statement is about one page long, lays out the basic groundwork of what you want for yourself, and serves as your north star on a regular basis, helping guide your decision-making process.
Now’s the time of year when lots of folks head out on vacation, and it makes all the sense in the world. School’s out, the weather’s heating up, and as a recent study from Fortune reports, those who take their vacation days are more likely to advance in their careers. Here’s how to lay the … Continue reading “How to prepare for vacation”
“I’ll just put my keys right here in this random place. It’s not what I usually do, but I’ll definitely remember where they are.” That right there is a snippet of an internal monologue of someone who’s about to misplace their keys for at least twenty minutes. We’ve all been there, right?
There’s a single word that rises above the rest when it comes to effectively managing your time. Can you guess what it is? No. That’s not me doubting your abilities. In fact, I’m telling you the answer. “No” is a powerful word that’s commanding, freeing, and quite adept at creating and affirming boundaries. And if … Continue reading “How to Say No to Others”