Tony Schwartz has an article on the Harvard Business Review titles “The Productivity Myth“. In it he explains the paradox of Americans working 10% fewer total hours but producing almost as many goods and services.
While some in government have called this “extraordinary”, he has a simple explanation. Fear.
We all know what giving a child a time out is, but did you know it is also one of the best things you can give yourself?
When you place a child in time out you have them stop what they are doing, usually go sit or stand someplace (the nearest corner usually works) and ask them to think about what they did. The child thinks about what they did wrong, it gets them to calm down and usually after it is done them behavior better.
While we usually focus on the business aspect of improvement, you also need balance in your life. Too often I see people trying to climb the corporate ladder at the expense of their family. In her article, “Nine Tips To…
Have you ever considered volunteering but decided it just wasn’t worth it? You have more important things to do with your time. Besides, my time is valuable, I can’t just give it away.
Well if that has been your thought process then I have a couple articles you should read. Brian Dodd On Leadership has an article called “10 Privileges Of Being A Volunteer” that you should read. It is in two parts. Here are the 10 highlights.
There is a good article on The Power Of Ritual on the http://www.fitnesstrainergrange.com.au/ site.
I found this very interesting and true.
“Life is wasted in the in-between times. The time between when your alarm first rings and when you finally decide to get out of bed. The time between making a decision and doing something about it. Slowly
Steve Pavlina over at www.StevePavlina.com is no stranger to procrastination. However, his article on “How To Fall In Love With Procrastination” takes a different twist on the topic. In the article he writes:
“Many time management experts label procrastination in strictly negative terms such as ‘the thief of time.’ But is procrastination always such a negative experience? Is there a