July 8th, 2016
Do you know what most productivity “experts” hope you’ll never find out?
The tips they spout and the apps they sell are total BS. The experts themselves don’t even use them!
Honesty Bath time: When was the last time you downloaded an app that you were sure was going to make you more productive, used it for less ...
July 1st, 2016
Would you agree with any of these statements?
“I’m busier than most people”
“Whenever I try to manage my time, something comes up to ruin the whole system”
“I’ve tried time management software and apps, but they never work”
We like to think we’re special snowflakes when it comes to time management, but the truth is, almost ...
June 25th, 2015
These are actual tips I found online for how to reduce stress:
Walk in the rain
Tell someone to have a good day in Latin
Throw a paper airplane
Are you kidding me? Is this what passes for advice these days?
If we’re going to get a handle on stress we need more than superficial tactics or ...
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June 22nd, 2015
I recently shared some advice with one of my students in my Brain Trust group, and I thought you’d find it interesting.
She asked me which book she should read first -- X or Y.
Click “Display Images” to see my advice to one of my Brain Trust students
Look at my response.
What I'm saying is to ...
June 16th, 2015
Ask someone for advice about how to break a bad habit and watch their eyes LIGHT UP.
Immediately, they’ll say “Oh! You should try this new app!” or “You should definitely read this book” or overwhelm you with a long list of tips that “worked for me!”
The thing is, we already KNOW what we should do. But there's ...
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May 29th, 2015
Let’s be honest, success is hard. Not complicated, just hard.
It’s hard because we’re wired to look for quick fixes, easy outs and ways to keep from failing.
And it’s not our fault. Our brain wants to use the path of least resistance. If we really want to be successful, we have to go against our ...
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