Done is Fun

Done is Fun. What is done? And why is it fun? How do you get to done so you can have the fun? Done is used to communicate the message of being finished. Done is that great state of being finished, concluded, no more, a thing of the past and a big check mark of…

Focus on the 20 Percent

How to cut out 50% of what you do and actually get MORE done! Thank you, Pareto… Is it really possible to cut out 50% of all the things you do and actually get MORE done? Well, Vilfredo Pareto and I say yes it is. Pareto was born on July 15th, 1848 (I was also…

Smartphone – Good or Evil?

Smartphone – Evil Distractor or Results Multiplier? Just about 2.5 billion people in the world have a smartphone. Some see their smartphone as an evil device of distraction, something they are addicted to, and something that is a time vampire in their life. With its constant notifications and access to all your social media, it…

When I Lost My Excuses

 “When I lost my excuses, I found my results.” Let that sink in. Many times we find ourselves searching for results. We set goals only to end up with deadlines of disappointment. We begin to use excuses. They usually start off as small excuses that initially delay your results. If left unchecked, they will grow…

Eisenhower Box

Based on productivity, my favorite president is the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. He served two full terms from 1953 to 1961. During that time he launched programs that led to the creation of the internet, NASA and peaceful uses of atomic energy. He was a five-star general in the Army…

Done is the Engine of More

Done is the Engine of More – How to use Micro & Nano Goals to Get More Done! One of my favorite quotes comes from the founder of MakerBot 3D Printers Bre Pettis: “Done is the Engine of More.” Let that sink in for a moment. “Done is the Engine of More.” When you get…

Take Back Your Mornings!

We live our lives in days. It’s the natural unit of measure for our lives. Physically our bodies have a cycle to each day. It’s one of the most important units of life. Those days turn into weeks, which turn into months, which turn into years, which add up to your life. Each day we…