Category Archives: Strategy

Three Productivity Strategies That Work

I pinpointed that my issue of “spinning my wheels” was due to my wandering mind; I was not focusing. I determined that I was going to start my day with a different mindset: I was going to focus on focusing! My strategy was three-pronged. Continue reading

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Setting the Stage for Productivity

I started a new experiment to gain control over my mornings, to complete my most important things (MITs) in a timely, but productive manner, and then to start chopping away at my remaining to-do list shortly thereafter. Since this was always my intention, I knew I needed to shake things up a bit, I needed to do something different. Obviously, my current methods were not working. Continue reading

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Be Your Own Guinea Pig

t dawned on me that I might need to shake things up in my routine. And this is where the “guinea pig” title comes in. I might need to do some experimenting—on myself! (On a side note here… As I am writing this, it occurs to me that it has been a long time since I have read about researchers experimenting on guinea pigs; nowadays, I mostly read about lab rats. However, I could hardly title this, “Be Your Own Rat” could I?) Continue reading

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Strategic Goals

When you are determining what your goal/challenge will be, remember to be realistic and strategic. By “realistic,” I mean keep your goal reasonable and feasible and something that can be achieved all 30 days—and yet will still be a stretch for you. By “strategic” I mean to devise a challenge that could possibly set off a series of positive changes in your life. Continue reading

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Tiny Actions That Make A Huge Difference

In Charles Duhigg’s book, The Power of Habit, he made this ‘astonishing’ statement: “Making your bed every morning is correlated with better productivity, a greater sense of well-being, and stronger skills at sticking with a budget.” Continue reading

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Revelations From A 30-Day Challenge

You cannot change what you do not measure (aka, record). The beauty of a 30-day challenge, regardless of what it is, is in the “measuring.” Continue reading

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