Productivity

How I Got to Inbox Zero

I’ve been in email debtor’s prison for years. Now I’m making my escape.

August 7th, 2016 |

How I Hustle and Get More Done

Hustlers get a lot done by working smarter and harder, and that means setting goals, making plans, and having systems to execute those plans and reach your goals. It also means managing time wisely so that it doesn’t slip away.

July 25th, 2016 |

Why I’m Making Myself Unnecessary to My Business

I have a goal to make myself completely unnecessary within my business. This is different than making myself useless or irrelevant.

July 20th, 2016 |

Why I Started Saying “No” to Great Opportunities

It is, perhaps, a peculiarity of the age we live in that we get to choose between what’s good, what’s better, and what’s best. 600 years ago our ancestors didn’t enjoy such luxury.

July 18th, 2016 |

Busy Does Not Mean Productive

It’s easy to be busy. It’s easy to look busy. It’s harder to deliver real value. That’s why people choose to look busy instead of getting stuff done.

July 17th, 2016 |

How To Take Control Of Your Life, Part II: Artificial Limits, Shadow Time, & Books

Artificial limits, shadow time, habits and systems, and links to the books that have helped me along the way.

December 28th, 2015 |

How To Take Control Of Your Life, Part I: Desire, Metrics, And Strategy

“I have been thinking a lot about time management and adding some more structure to my life,” a friend asked me via Facebook. “Any ideas or resources you would suggest?”

December 20th, 2015 |

I’m Planning My Email Vacation

I’m planning my email vacation. No, it’s not a vacation from email, it’s a vacation for email.

November 20th, 2014 |