How using a simple timer can change your life

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So it’s a new year, and you’ve spent some time thinking about your big goals.

As exciting as your aspirations are, is there a nagging doubt that somewhere on that list is that “thing” that you’ve always intended to do, perhaps several years in a row now, but can never…

Clear you environment and watch your productivity soar.

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Like many people who create for a living, I work best in orderly, simple, beautiful surroundings. And like many creative people, there are so many other things I find more interesting than cleaning.

When I’m working against a deadline and facing a…

Stop overlooking the most important step in goal-setting.

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I’ve always been good about keeping a running list of to do’s and an updated calendar. Like most of us, I’m spinning several plates. I don’t want to let anyone down or let anything important slip through the cracks, so I look at these tools several times a day.

I’ve…

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How to Use Visual Goals to Cross the Finish Line

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If you can see it, you can achieve it.

Creating a visual representation of your progress is one of the most powerful ways to sustain motivation and achieve goals. In The 4 Disciplines of Execution, McChesney and Covey recommend using leader boards to sustain motivation in a group setting.

You…

Yearning to pursue life on your terms? Do hard things.

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“If you are willing to do only what’s easy, then life will be hard. But if you’re willing to do what’s hard, life will be easy.” — T. Harv Eker

Are you yearning for a life that you design, a…

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When you shut down for the day, is it with a sense of satisfaction or the unsettling feeling that you did a lot but accomplished nothing?

Do you end most days feeling like you delivered on everything that others needed from you, but didn’t execute on the promises you’ve made…

Robin Carter

MSHRM—Training & Development. Experienced technical writer and consultant, currently researching how our environment affects our productivity & creativity.

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