Category: Productivity

Procrastination: 7 Causes, 7 Cures

by Francois Sylvain   Does procrastination ever stop you from doing what you really want to do with your life? Maybe you want to get in better shape, go back to school, start your business or start investing money in…

The Law of Subtraction

by Colette Robicheau   We live in a world where bigger is better and more is all the rage. When we are trying to get the life we want, it often involves adding something new: a new routine to lose…

4 Simple Ways to Maximize Your Day

by Obaro E. Aziza   Our lives are an aggregation of the things we do daily. It is therefore very important that you deliberately spend your time on the most productive activities. The most productive people are those who have…

Selecting Projects Wisely

by Steve Pavlina   Sometimes people dive into new projects because they really want to make some money or to “get something going.” They put pressure on themselves to start a project mainly for the sake of trying to create some…

3 Easy Ways to Free Up Time

by Brigette vanTuijl   There’s always plenty to do in your business, and your work is never done. It’s easy to slip into a pattern of being busy, without feeling you’ve actually accomplished something. So how do you change that?…

How to Create a Personal Productivity Scaffold

by Steve Pavlina   A scaffold is a temporary structure that supports tools, materials, and people while erecting or repairing a building.  A similar construct can be used to improve your personal productivity.  Much like wearing braces to reposition crooked teeth, a personal productivity scaffold is something…

The Balancing Act

by Kathy Paauw   “The average office worker receives more than 200 messages a day via snail mail, email, express mail, cell phone, landline, wireless Web, bicycle messenger, singing telegram, you name it. Taking in information these days is like…

One Week On, One Week Off

by Steve Pavlina   If you’d like to boost your productivity far beyond the results you get with the 9-to-5 grind, an interesting alternative work schedule to consider is the One Week On, One Week Off approach. Instead of working…