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The REAL Author of My Blog. 

Over the years I’ve been blessed to have had my blog read by thousands of people. I currently have over 5000 regular subscribers from all around the world and people often tell me how much they enjoy reading my blog and how much it has helped them be more productive in life and at work. […]

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5 Powerful Reasons Why You Need a Morning Routine

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” – Ben Franklin, famously “Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day.” – Glen Cook Wether you are a morning person or not, small adjustments in your morning routine can lead to big […]

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The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

This article appeared in the Harvard Business Review and is deeply poignant in our distracted and fragmented world. Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen – olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you […]

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A Question That Will Change Your Day, Everyday.

“My day seems foggy until I fill out this form. I’m still amazed at how much it clears my thinking.” What if problems like writers block and procrastination were less about your shortcomings and more about how you structure your work day? Over the past few months I have begun practicing a new habit, and […]

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6 Things To Stop Caring About Today

Every day is an oppourtunity to start again. A new beginning. Sometimes however, in life, you have to stop before you can truly begin. So starting today, here are 6 things you should stop caring about: 1) Stop caring about everyone else’s opinion of you. For the most part, what other people think and say […]

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Welcome…

Today I had the privilege of guest posting on Michael Hyatt’s blog, which I’m really excited about. The post I wrote is called “The Importance of Crossing Daily Finish Lines” If you are visiting from his site, then WELCOME and thanks for stopping by! That’s me on the right, and much like Michael, I too […]

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The First Thing You Should Do In 2012

When I was growing up my mother always told me I had “ants in my pants“. I was always excited or agitated about something, and couldn’t sit still for a second. Not much has changed. Even now I struggle to simply “be still”. My mind always active – always looking ahead to the “next” thing […]

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16 Ways to Press Pause & Slow Down

This is a guest post by Loren Pinilis, who stumbled on my blog a few weeks ago and requested a guest post. Loren writes on time management and living a balanced life, all from a Christian perspective. Go. Go. Go. That seems to be the pace of modern life. Everything around us is telling us to go […]

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8 Tips for Beating Busyness

Ever feel like the guy in the picture? More and more research is proving that our always-on, multi-tasking work environments and lifestyles are dampening creativity, killing productivity, and making us unhappy. Now, we can become victims of this reality, or we can become proactive.  As Wilhelm von Humboldt writes, “I am more and more convinced that our happiness or […]

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3 Ways to Get On Top of Social Media Before it Gets on Top of You

700 billion minutes. That’s how much time Facebook’s 500 million active users spend on the site every month! 700 000 000 000 minutes. That’s the equivalent of 1,3 million years – nearly 18 000 lifetimes! And 7 years ago Facebook didn’t even exist! What did we use to do with all that time?? A recent […]

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Must Have iPhone Apps

Free Apps Evernote turns your iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad into an extension of your brain, helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. From notes to ideas to snapshots to recordings, put it all into Evernote and watch as it instantly synchronizes from your iPhone to your iPad to your desktop. The […]

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Must Have iPad Apps

Free Apps Zite is a personalized magazine for your iPad that automatically learns what you like and gets smarter as you use it. It gives you personalized news, articles, blogs, videos and other content from a variety of both mainstream and niche publications and sites, and have found it to be my number one news reader […]

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