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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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Building Your Values Into Habits

When I first read the concept about building habits to become successful, I was thoroughly intrigued. I started thinking of habits that I could build that would make me “successful” according to my definition—that is, congruent with my values. What actions/activities could I automate so that I would no longer struggle with whether or not to do them? I came up with a list… 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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Measure Your Time

“You can’t change what you don’t measure.” This post will look at the statement in the context of time management.

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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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