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8 Steps to a More Productive Life

8 Steps to a More Productive Life

This post was updated August 30, 2021 When people find out I’m a productivity expert, they often ask, “How can I have a more productive life?” They probably expect me to give them a quick solution to boost their productivity at home and at work, so I usually start by...

THIS Is How to Check Email In the Morning

THIS Is How to Check Email In the Morning

This post was updated on April 29, 2021 Conventional wisdom says that checking email first thing in the morning hijacks your productivity for the day. But if you don’t check it, maybe you’ll miss an important change to your schedule or a critical piece of information....

How to Organize Your Life for Success

How to Organize Your Life for Success

This post was refreshed on April 21, 2021 Do you want to organize your life for success? I’m talking about feeling more fulfilled and less frazzled, both at home and at work. If you’ve been trying to increase your productivity but you can’t seem to make progress, the...

Mindfulness: The Key to Changing Habits

Mindfulness: The Key to Changing Habits

Did you know that mindfulness is one key to changing your habits? Habits are formed through routine — a cue or trigger, followed by the behavior. Once you’ve done a specific routine many times, your brain associates the cue with the behavior, and a habit is formed....

Attention Management Tips on Forbes

Attention Management Tips on Forbes

My latest articles on Forbes relate to issues that are especially relevant now. I wanted to share previews here in case you don’t follow me on the Forbes Leadership Channel.  They all contain attention management tips designed to help you be more productive, a more...

How to Measure Productivity: 3 Levels

How to Measure Productivity: 3 Levels

In my work with clients, I see three initial milestones for people who are on a journey to improve their productivity—defined as achieving significant results. And all three are related to attention management. Learning about these  3 levels of productivity can help...

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