Tag Archives: MITs

Getting Over the Hump in Building Lifechanging Habits

What’s the secret to getting over the hump of building an impacting habit that can have life-long effects? Are there any “magic” actions to take to set that accomplishment in motion? Continue reading

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Narrowing Down Your Options

The more options we have, the less likely we are to take action. The phrase “paralysis by analysis” comes to mind. Continue reading

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Moving From Unimportant to Important

Is it possible to transform web-surfing and chitty-chatty phone calls into activities of “importance”? Methinks maybe. It’s all about the timing. Continue reading

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Moving From Urgent to Important

Things that matter most must never be at the mercy of things that matter least. Johoann Von Goethe   I often quote from Steven Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a classic full of nuggets of wisdom, but I … Continue reading

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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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Changing the End-Point–Thinking VERY Long-Term

If you know where you are going (the end), then you can start navigating that direction now. Without a clear vision of your destination, you’ll miss the mark; it won’t “just happen.” We build our lives, and we develop our priorities now based on where we want to end up. Continue reading

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