Contrary to what most people think—or allow—managing your time is not a democracy. We also don’t suffer from time deprivation because of other people’s incessant need for our attention. There are three primary reasons we’re starved for time: We don’t know when to prioritize, how to prioritize, or how to maintain our priorities. But, if you want an extra hour of time every day, I have some techniques that will provide immediate results.
I want to give you a morning mindset to virtually guarantee success in your life. Bold, I know, but true nonetheless. I also want to stress it makes no difference what your morning routine is. It’s how you think about your morning that matters.
These life lessons for young adults are especially great tips for new graduates and 22-year-olds, but also fantastic reminders for anyone of any age. A couple of my favorites are Eliminate First, Quit Sooner and Fifteen-Minute Plans. These lessons will make you see things differently.
I’m not much of a sailor, but navigating through the ranks of your organization is much like the rockiness a boat experiences in the ocean. The environment changes constantly, just like the waves, wind, and weather. If you want to be successful in your work life, you need to understand the difference
Some of you might be aware I write a daily line called Today’s Line to Live By. It started four years ago when I began these daily dispatches for my Facebook friends. This fun hobby has now made its way to all my social media pages. Annually, on my birthday, I post
A few years ago, I gave a speech to the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation. That speech, which addressed leadership and goal-accomplishing tactics, later become a book called Out of Reach but in Sight: Using Goals to Achieve Your Impossible. I've released portions of that speech as a series of blog posts so
According to the Institute of Education Services, over 21 million students will attend an American college or university this year. Assuming there are roughly twice as many nail-biting parents concerned their sons and daughters might complete their education four years older and none the wiser, I’d like to offer some ideas to
A few years ago, I gave a speech to the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation. That speech, which addressed leadership and goal-accomplishing tactics, later become a book called Out of Reach but in Sight: Using Goals to Achieve Your Impossible. I'm releasing portions of that speech, starting several minutes in, as
If you managed to make it this far into the post, I will stroll all the way to the edge of the limb and guess you’ve heard this song before. I’ll also wager one of my two dogs that you require no explanation regarding how you might benefit from reading the rest.
Do you remember the days when employees stayed at a company so long they started naming their children after each other? They had dinner at each other’s houses. This is back when they had lunchtime drafts and I’m not talking about the ones that land you in the military. They collected the