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A systematic approach to achieving goals and getting results.

The Best Productivity Tip of Them All


By Karen Burns

It seems we’re all constantly trying to squeeze more activity into less time. We buy ourselves cute timers and trendy apps that promise to boost productivity. We multitask, or we insist that multitasking is a myth. We declutter, turn off our devices, wake up earlier, teach ourselves to say no, slay “energy vampires.” Read more

5 Ways to Run Your Day

By Dr. Christi Hegstad

“I feel like I am constantly putting out fires and never getting anything done!”

This, or some variation therein, is one of the most common frustrations I hear from prospective coaching clients. There’s nothing quite as defeating as working hard, going nonstop, then feeling like you have nothing to show for it. And if others literally have control of your schedule, you can very easily feel powerless in your own work and life. Read more

5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.


By Richard Lorenzen

The difference between successful people and everyone else is the way they utilize time. With only so many hours in a day, you need to maximize those hours. The best of the best are up early and getting to work before their peers have rolled out of bed. So, what are the top five habits of successful people before 8 am? Read more

9 Powerful Ways to Find Enough Time for Your Goals


By Ali Luke

Wouldn’t it be great to have more time? With a few extra hours a week, you could finally accomplish those goals that have been on your list for so long…but your life just seems to get busier and busier.

It doesn’t have to be that way. You can find time to reach your goals – in fact, you already have enough time, you just might not realize it. Read more

5 Ways to Turn an Unproductive Day Around

By Thanh Pham

The way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest day. Waking up and starting the day productively, most likely results in a productive day. But…start a day with a bad mood and it can spiral out of control and you’ll get nothing done at all.

We’ve all been there.

I used to believe that it was impossible to turn an unproductive day into a productive day until I discovered these 5 techniques. Read more

How to Be Ultra Productive — 10 Tips for Mastering Your Time

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.

Do you ever wish you had more time to do everything? Have you had days that were busy but inefficient? Would you like to be highly productive, feel accomplished at the end of each day, with even time to spare?

The following are ten tips to help master your time, excerpted from my book (click on title): “The Seven Keys to Life Success”, and interspersed with thoughtful quotes, many of which from well-known, successful individuals who have (obviously) made good use of their time. Read more

How To Be Productive In 8 Hours

By Capital Campus

With four months already done and dusted in 2017, many are evaluating their year’s goals, sizing what they have achieved and what goals they are yet to met. The first quarter of the year is almost over and days seem to be getting longer. How does one remain productive despite the fatigue and distractions that come from life?

Here are a few tips to make the best of every day.
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5 Steps To Rebuild Your Habits

By Elles Lohuis Ph.D.

It happens, we slip up with whatever is healthy and good for us. Whether it is food, exercise, getting up early or other good habits… it’s okay to let it slip for a while as long as we’re aware of it (and we are – admit it!).

We can easily pull ourselves up again. How? By taking these 5 action steps – right here, right now: Read more

How to Sustain Motivation When You’re Trying to Reach a Goal

By Kristin Wong

Goals are easy to set but hard to reach, and maintaining your motivation is everything (which is why focusing on a system is so much better than focusing on the goal itself). A recent study published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology sheds some light on what motivates us best.

Researchers looked at how subjects handled their goal-setting, depending on how far along they were in accomplishing the goal. Specifically, they looked at two different styles of motivation: promotion and prevention. Read more

How To Reach Your Goals Using Mindfulness

By Sebhia Dibra

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”
—Thomas Jefferson

If you are struggling with reaching your personal goals, you may want to read more about how mindfulness can play a huge part in helping you set and achieve goals.

Mindfulness is a state of awareness and attention of present events and experience. It is also the openness and acceptance of the present events and experiences in your life right now. Read more

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