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Get a Global View of Your Calendar

From our ongoing fight to crush chaos in the events of our daily lives comes this simple reminder: get a global view of your calendar....

How to Eliminate the Waste of Looking

Ask yourself, where do I keep things like this? If you can be consistent in answering that question, you'll have a better chance of...

One Tip to Eliminate Procrastination

One tip to eliminate procrastination is to avoid large blocks of empty time in your calendar.  A three or four-hour block of empty time...

How to Leave a Meeting Well

Here's a few tips to leaving a meeting well: Schedule meetings back-to-back. If one meeting looks to runs long, you simply say, "my next...

How to Process 100+ Emails ASAP

Email can take over your life if you're not careful. And sometimes it can take over your life even if you are. The amount of email an...

How to Leave a Voicemail

Here's how to leave a voicemail that gets you a call back. 1) State your name and phone number in the first sentence 2) Describe the...

The Best Productivity Hack I've Found

The world is awash in productivity hacks, and I've tried many of them. But the one that stands out as making a significant difference in...

Overcoming Perfectionism

Questions to help prevent you from making perfect the enemy of done.

Action vs Progress

A good day at work always includes meaningful progress on meaningful projects. Here's a few questions to make today a good day at work.