Nix The Nigglers: Taking Care of Trifling Tasks

Tackle those small, trifling tasks and nix the nigglers once and for all

I’d be willing to bet that there are at least 10 things in your life right now that bug the living snot out of you. And not just that, but 10 reasonably minor, easily fixable things. Like that blinking light in your bathroom. Or the dead batteries in your doorbell. (I’m sharing my own silly examples below.) They may not be priorities, but now’s the time to tackle them. Onwards! ->

Alternatives to the “17 Before 2017” Challenge

Alternatives to the "17 Before 2017" challenge, for when you don't have the time or energy.

Have you heard of the “17 Before 2017” list, where you challenge yourself to achieve 17 things before the start of the new year? (Mine is embedded below if you want to check it out.)If it sounds intriguing but you’re worried you might not have the time to complete it, read on for my alternatives to the “17 Before 2017” challenge, some of which will only require a few minutes of your time, and one of which (#9) will actually SAVE you time. Onwards! ->

How My Bonus List Makes Me Feel Less Of A Failure

Productivity tool: Bonus List. Be more productive & get all your tasks done

If you’re anything like me, you often over-estimate how much you can get done in a day. You assume at least one of two things: maximum motivation and/or minimum distraction. But, truthfully, how often does life work out like that?And, on the days that it somehow miraculously does and you speed through your list, you’re often left wondering “what next?”In both instances, you need a bonus list. Onwards! ->

How I Plan My Days

Here's a behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days, including why I do it, and what I use.

I talk a lot over here about the importance of scheduling to ensure you’re not only getting your daily tasks done but also that you’re making progress towards your “big picture” goals. Today I thought I’d give you a little behind-the-scenes look at how I plan my days and weeks, so you can see if I’m walking the walk.I’ll share the exact process I go through to ensure I’m making the most of my time and always progressing towards my personal and business goals, including the tools I use and how I break down my days. Onwards! ->

Planning Your Most Productive Day: A Step-By-Step Guide

Planning your most productive day: a step-by-step guide

How much more would you get done in a week if you could ensure that, each day, you were at maximum productivity levels?Instead of just waiting for one of those magical moments to come along, let’s look at the steps to planning your most productive day so that you can get shit done in much less time than it would normally take, and then go put your feet up. Onwards! ->

The Best Productivity System To Ensure Your Days Run Smoothly

Is your productivity system helping you get the most out of each day? Here's a big mistake you might be making...

Do you have a productivity system in place to get the most out of your day?Most people just sit around waiting for motivation to strike. And, when it does, they beaver away at whatever pops into their head until they run out of steam… and then go back to waiting.Is it any wonder we rarely make serious progress towards our dreams?With an effective productivity system, you can plan your days so that they run smoothly, and so that you never forget a meeting or miss a deadline. Or, heaven forbid, come home without the milk! Onwards! ->