A Simple Method to Search Books You Already Own for Stories, Quotes or Ideas

I love books. In fact, my wife would say books are slowly taking over our home. If there is one major question that has haunted me about learning from books it’s this: How do you best apply what you’ve learned from books? I have a system I hope to share with  you someday, but for […]

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3 Powerful Questions That Will Boost Your Performance This Week

Every Sunday night, I like to take a few moments and plan out my week. This helps me to establish my priorities and make sure the important things remain the important things. While it is not a super-structured checklist, it usually involves a combination of the following items. A week view of my calendar and […]

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033: 5 Benefits of Morning Pages and Your Productivity [Podcast]

I have written about journaling in the past on this blog. There are many benefits you can receive from writing your thoughts down on a regular basis. I recently came across a slight twist to journaling. Maybe you have heard about this practice but it is a new concept to me. The practice is called […]

5 benefits of morning pages

027: How to Discipline Myself to Finish What I Start [Podcast]

Do you get frustrated when you start something and don’t finish? Maybe you were really excited about a book – only to stop halfway through. Maybe you started a home project – only to leave it half done. There is nothing more discouraging than being surrounded by unfinished tasks. Is there any hope for me? […]

How do I discipline myself to finish what I start

024: The Main Reason You’ll Never Accomplish Your Goal [Podcast]

Why do we struggle so much in reaching our goals? Why are new habits so difficult to start? Why are bad habits so difficult to get rid of? There is a simple reason why you will never really change. I’ll share that one reason with you in just a bit. First, let’s explore why actually […]

Why You Will Never Accomplish Your Goals

A Simple Guide to an Amazing Year [Goal Setting Workbook]

I want to share with you a simple goal setting workbook you can use to have an amazing year. The truth is this is probably way different than any type of goal setting you have done in the past. The following guide is a combination of 3 trusted sources*, along with some of my own thoughts. […]

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019: 4 Productivity Questions I Ask Myself Daily [Podcast]

Do you talk to yourself? The truth is we all talk to ourselves on a daily basis more than we think. How you think on a daily basis affects your productivity. If you don’t like what you are saying to yourself, the good news is you can change it. Self awareness and attention management are […]

4 productivity questions I ask myself daily

014: The Art of Creating Space to Think [Podcast]

I don’t know about you, but my best ideas rarely come to me while working. My best ideas come to me when my mind has space to think. Why is that? Scott Dinsmore over at Living Your Legend says that creativity disappears the moment pressure is applied. Pressure often happens when we are in the […]

How to create space to think