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Productivity 101: A Primer To The Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organised and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

What is your success criteria for 2018-2019?

John Hattie in his book, <i>Visible Learning or Teachers</i>, advises us to begin any initiative with the success criteria--what will the completion of the …

End Your Obsession With Morning Routines and Focus on This Instead

Morning routines are the toppings and icing, but without this important question, your foundation isn't going to be solid.<p>Recently, I went to an event and at the end, the floor was open for questions. Not surprisingly, one of the first questions was "what's your morning routine?"<p>I get it, we see …

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter | Fatherly | Fatherly

<i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet GoalKeepers Project demonstrates the possibilities that</i> …

How to Actually Start the Task You’ve Been Avoiding

Think about something you’re having a hard time getting started on, something important to you.<p>Maybe it’s a particular kind of work — like writing a proposal or crafting a particularly delicate email. Maybe it’s an important conversation you know you need to have with someone that you haven’t had. …

Kevin M. Vaughn (ツ) on LinkedIn: "NOT the typical graduation speech...WOW! Could be the best 6 minutes and 42 seconds I've spent online in awhile…

Kevin M. Vaughn (ツ) on LinkedIn: "NOT the typical graduation speech...WOW! Could be the best 6 minutes and 42 seconds I've spent online in awhile…

LinkedIn

The 13 Best Books I Read Last Year

These are some seriously great books. How great are they, you ask? Well, let me tell you. See, my 1-10 rating system is actually logarithmic. Meaning …

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>Life is full of interruptions. Some are …

Track Your Time for 30 Days. What You Learn Might Surprise You.

It’s hard to know if we’re really making efficient use of our time. It seems like we’re working hard — and we’re certainly stressed out. But are we spending our time on the right things? That’s the question I set out to solve at the start of this year. I was feeling overwhelmed after spending the …

Time Management

HBR's 10 Must Reads Ultimate Boxed Set (14 Books)

Publication Date: <b>September 05, 2017</b><p>You want the most important ideas on management all in one place. Now you can have them--in a set of HBR's 10 Must Reads, available as a 14-volume paperback boxed set or as an ebook set. We've combed through hundreds of "Harvard Business Review" articles on topics …

Rise of 'study tubers' is 'whipping up hysteria' among schoolchildren, experts warn

The rise of “study tubers” is “whipping up hysteria” among schoolchildren, experts have warned.<p>These increasingly popular YouTube videos - some of which have been watched millions of times - show teenagers studying for hours on end, while sharing tips and advice about how to revise.<p>Ruby, whose …

Mental Health

Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

It happens all the time: A group of managers get together at a resort for two days to hammer out a “strategic plan.” Done and dusted, they all head home. But <i>have</i> they produced a plan with a strategy?<p>At the start of my public seminars on strategic planning I ask attendees, who rank from board …

Here's outgoing Windows chief Terry Myerson's email to the troops

Outgoing Windows chief Terry Myerson looks back and ahead in his goodbye mail to Microsoft employees. Here's what he told them.<p>Microsoft is splitting …

Your Totally Manageable, 10-Step Guide to Doing a Digital Detox

The key to staying sane in our hyperconnected world is adopting healthy and sustainable habits around the way we use tech so that you are in control …

Seven Public Speaking Tips from a Coach For TED Speakers and CEOs

My latest step in my Year of Speaking Dangerously was to make an appointment with the lovely Gina Barnett, a respected consultant who works with many …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

How to Have Difficult Conversations

Most everyone dreads the difficult, challenging conversation. This includes conversations in which we have to deliver unpleasant news, discuss a …

If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

Have a Lot to Study in a Limited Time? Evidence-Based Help

Are you facing a big test? Do you need to learn a ton of information in a limited amount of time? Studying for a bar examination? Medical boards? …

Stay Calm During a Tough Conversation by Grounding Yourself

Having a tense conversation brings up a lot of negative emotions, leaving you feeling like an active volcano. To prevent an outburst and stay in control of your emotions, physically ground yourself in your environment. One of the best ways to do this is to stand up and walk around, which activates …

What is 'ikigai' and how could it help you boost your well-being?​

First there was hygge, then lagom, and now the Japanese concept of ikigai. But what is ikigai, and how could the latest trend in well-being help …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

A Guide to Reducing Unneeded Distractions and Time-Sucks so You Can Be More Productive

It may seem like everything is coming at you all at once, but you have more control over the influx than you realize.<p>Productivity is a combination of sacrifice and discipline. But our smartphones and various other devices make it especially tough to turn off all of the distractions in our lives.<p>You …

Time Management

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

7 Quick Tricks for Turning Procrastination Into Action

There's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work.<p>When it comes to your job, there's almost nothing better than being in a zone of flow and banging out a bunch of work. But if you've ever been on the flip side--sitting at your desk wasting time on the …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

How to stay focused and productive without getting burnt out

After growing my business to nearly 7 figures and managing over a dozen employees, I have realized that mastering the art and science of focus and …

Time Management

7 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of mental illness in the United States, affecting 25 million people. As if the racing heart, sweaty palms, …

Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency

Fueling your body during an emergency is very different from your everyday diet. Because you’ll probably expend more energy than you normally would, …

Murders and mysteries, yes, but these five books are far from being your average crime novel

For those who want more than a whodunit in their crime fiction.<p>What can be frustrating about reading crime fiction is that after a certain number of …