How to Work When You’re Sick

Yesterday I was feeling pretty bad. I was hit with fatigue and I felt a migraine coming. I had stuff to do, but I simply wasn’t up for it. So what do you do when you’re feeling sick, but you have a to-do list that can’t seem to wait? Prioritize Take a look at your...

Dealing with Distractions

How do you handle distractions when they come up while you’re trying to work? First things first, work at a time and place that has the fewest possible distractions. It’s kind of a given, it’s kind of obvious, but it should be stated. If you’re working in a coffee...

How to Combat Procrastination

We put off the tasks because we don’t like them and/or we’d rather be doing something else. So we Netflix binge until we’re just shy of our deadline. Then we’re in full panic mode and rushing to complete a project because it was due yesterday. What if I told you that...

The Limiting Belief You Didn’t Realize You Had

There is a story in the book Think and Grow Rich where a man keeps digging for gold, but stops three feet short. So it’s become popular to say things like, “Don’t quit! You’re only three feet from gold!” So I believed it for a while, that gold was just around the...

Plan for Success

“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” – Alan Lakein When you plan, act as if the thing you want has already happened. Then look back at the steps you’ve taken to get there. What can you do today to move...

Mindset and Productivity

You can have all the tips, tricks and tools you need to be productive, but if you don’t have the right mindset, you can accomplish anything. A positive mindset inspires positive action. Whereas a negative mindset insists on negative results. Let’s say we have an hour...

Make Your Goals Actionable

One of the reasons you are unproductive could be that you’re not setting proper goals. You need to make sure you are creating specific AND actionable goals. There is a correlation between setting proper goals and getting stuff done. Goal: Get 100 e-mails in 100...

Why Multitasking Never Accomplishes Anything

Have you ever tried to check email while writing a blog post? Or spent a few minutes working on book keeping, then went on to write sales copy, then engaged in social media – all within the same hour? Jumping back and forth from unfamiliar tasks hinders your...