Why The Search for Perfection Is Hindering Your Productivity

You want to do a good job. You want your work to stand out. You want to impress people with your work. You’ve set high standards for yourself. All this is honorable. A commitment to producing quality work is good. I’m an advocate of quality work. If you’re going to work, you might as well…

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The One Thing You Must Do to Improve Your Results

Every year, the big smartphone companies release the new version of their flagship phones. For instance, two years ago, Apple released the iPhone 6 and Samsung the Galaxy S6. Last year, those companies release the iPhone 7 and the Galaxy S7 respectively. And this year, it’s the iPhone 8 and the Galaxy S8. These continual…

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Why Today Is Your Opportunity to Produce Great Work

In my teens, work was something I didn’t do. In my twenties, work was something I had to do. In my thirties, work was something I loved to do. In my forties, work is something I’m blessed to do. The ability to work and make a contribution is a blessing. I grew up thinking that…

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Unmask Procrastination and You Will Be Able to Fight It

Procrastination is a master of disguise. It’s sneaky. It knows how to fly under the radar. It sneaks in on you and stings you. And once you’re infected by its poison, you lose sight of your duty and place your focus on aimless activity. You’re procrastinating and you’re not even aware of it. And if…

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Time, a Filled Container—And Why It Matters

Time is the ultimate container. It has a fixed size. Everyone—the 7 billion of us—has the same daily size. And no one knows their lifetime size. Daily, the container is filled to the brim with various activities. The nature and sequence of these activities vary from one person to the next. But everyone fills their…

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The Start of Your Productivity Journey—What You Must Know

You’ve decided that you want to be more productive and manage your time more effectively. Great. But where do your start?

Well, you need to know this. Productivity boils down to this: getting the right things done right, at the right time. Let’s unpack this.

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Eat That Elephant (Great Goal) Once and for All

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. How do you write a book? One word at a time. How do you learn a piano piece? One beat at a time. How do you achieve a great goal? One step at a time. If you don’t take a bite, you don’t eat…

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How Do You Want to Serve Others?

Here’s an important question. How do you want to serve others? In other words, how do you want to contribute to their lives? There are so many things you can do with your time, talents, and energy. In fact, there’s an “infinite” number of ways you can add value to other people. But all the…

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The Other Side of Productivity

I love to work; I love to produce. I love crossing items off my to-do list and getting things done. Most of my work activities don’t even feel like work. I guess that’s what happens when you’re at the right place. It wasn’t always like this for me. There was a time in my life when…

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How to Become a Top-notch Team Player

Teamwork is essential to achieving great results. What a team can achieve is far greater than what each member can accomplish on their own. The results of the whole are far greater than the sum of all the individual accomplishments of the team members. You can do quite a bit on your own. But it…

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