Aaron McConnell

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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

How to remove daily work stress with just 15 minutes each week

Of all the productivity habits I’ve studied and recommended, there is one that stands head and shoulders above the rest in its importance: the weekly review.<p>First named by David Allen in his best-selling book <i>Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity</i>, the weekly review has become an …

Productivity

How I Generated Over $20 Million in New Business Using Cold Email Outreach

Success at any pursuit requires time and attention to detail. Cold email outreach is no exception.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For most companies, the chief business objective is to generate leads that will increase overall sales. When it comes to lead …

Marketing

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

Time Management

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to Bullet Journaling

Staying organized seems easy from afar. Write a daily to-do list, use a calendar, don't take notes on random scraps of paper: these suggestions sound …

Productivity

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals .

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single</i> …

Productivity

The Productivity Guide: My Best Productivity and Time-Management Strategies

What is Productivity?<p>Let's define productivity. Productivity is a measure of efficiency of a person completing a task. We often assume that …

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Contributor<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is …

Motivation

I Studied the Zappos CEO’s Schedule for a Year. Here’s What I Learned.

For those of you who are unfamiliar with him, Hsieh is the CEO of Zappos.com, a Customer Service company, that happens to be an eCommerce shoe and …

7 Ways to Reorganize Yourself During the Busiest Time of the Year

Do you know someone juggling a million different projects, yet looks fit, healthy, happy and is somehow reliably there to tuck their kids into bed? …

Time Management

11 apps 'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss uses every day

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

Getting Started

2<p>Call landlord<br>• Plan vacation<br>• Task List Item<br>• Task List Item<br>• Dinner with FM next month<br>• Take in laundry<br>• The dress is blue and black<br>• The gym is closed …

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

The One Tip That Can Take Your Weekly Productivity From 'Meh' to 'Magic'

Thomas Edison said, “<b>Being busy doesn’t always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment</b>.”<p>There is a lot of truth hidden …

Productivity

28 Life Hacks To Make Your Day So Much Easier

I’m slightly obsessed with any list that will tell me how to increase my productivity. I don’t think anyone would argue that I’m not a hard worker, …

Productivity

8 Things Super-Achievers Do Routinely To Be Insanely Productive

The super-achievers amaze the normal people in every way possible. They have the same 24 hours per day that an average Joe has, but they manage to …

My 5 secrets to Getting Things Done

I'm a huge fan of GTD and task management. I've been using GTD for a very long time now, and it has helped me a lot by making me much more productive …

Start A Fire

3 Ways To Optimize For Productivity From Asana Co-Founder Justin Rosenstein

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?</i><p><i>Answer by Justin Rosenstein, @rosenstein, co-founder of Asana, team productivity software, on Quora</i><p>I’m a software developer, designer, and entrepreneur. I’m the co-founder of Asana, …

Productivity

The Art of Non-Doing

Some days I don’t feel like doing anything.But most of the time, it’s to-do list central. I have tons of energy but still not enough time to do …

What's Your GMT -- the Next Goal, Milestone and Task?

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We spend a lot of time at Techstars talking to founders about focus. We talk a lot about saying "no" to things that don't matter. We talk a lot about not chasing too many things at once. We try to give founders tools for …

Startups

8 Ways to Achieve More by Working Less

<b>I spend about five hours a day slacking off.</b><p>Really: I spend that much time doing stuff I enjoy, that isn't on a task list anywhere. I walk through …

80 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy Experts

In order to make sure I’m staying as productive as possible, and actually reaching my goals, I create 90 day plans for myself. I decide what 1-3 big …

Productivity

Can You Have It All? 5 Powerful Techniques to Achieve Work-Life Balance

If you’d asked me ten years ago whether or not I could have a fulfilling family life and achieve work-life balance, I’d have told you that it might …