Simplify Your Morning Routine

Morning Routine

Do you want to know one of the best things you can do to lead a more productive life? Start a morning routine.

You know the old saying, “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”. This advice works well for me and countless others. I have talked about my routine on a previous blog post here LINK.

I have steadily increased the number of tasks I tackle each morning, in part due to waking up a little earlier each day. Lately, I have found that I am scrambling to get everything done before I head off to work and I feel like I am rushing so much that I am losing the benefit.

I decided to pare down what I do based on one principle I live by; focus on what is important. This ties in nicely with my OBG, or the One Big Goal of the day. In the case of the OBG, I make sure that I at least complete my most important goal each day and shoot for completing this task as early in the day as possible, keeping in mind to make the task small enough that I will tackle it and complete it.

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How to Read Twice as Fast

SPEED READING Technology changes all the time, but I still have the need to do some things the “old-school” way. Reading is one of them. Yes, there are audio books, but I can not concentrate when I listen to audiobooks, I find myself drifting away with my thoughts or maybe one thing that was said … Read more

The 84 Hour Work Week

Hard work pays off

WORK – activity involving mental or physical effort done in order to achieve a purpose or result.

I looked up the definition in Google and found the above.

What is Your Purpose? What Result Do You Want?

Depending on what your answers are to the two questions above, work can mean very different things.

If you hate your job then you probably only want to work there four hours per week, if that.

If the given purpose is to clean the garage, then yes you want the amount of time you spend on it to be as short as possible, or even better pay someone else to do it for you.

In both of these cases, you want to reduce the number of hours spent to avoid it or be more productive with your time.

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Blogging Over 50. Only for the Young?

Am I too old to be blogging over 50?

Photo by MKHMarketing

Blogging Over 50 Can Be Done

If you’re like me, you hear about all the change in this world, especially in the world of technology and it seems overwhelming at times trying to keep up with it all. Younger people seem to adapt really well.

Even though blogging isn’t something new, I would guess the percentage of those blogging over 50 must be quite small. I work in IT, and I only started doing it last year.

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Seven Ideas for 2014 Resolutions

Seven Ideas for 2014 Resolutions – Your 2014 Makeover Photo by Amy Tripp Myers Here are seven ideas for 2014 resolutions to make this a year that you will look back on 12 months from now with pride, fondness and a sense of accomplishment. Everything we will talk about in this post, the actual daily … Read more