I’ve learned the important things in life and at work are far too important to leave up to chance. Sounds obvious but in truth, this is what many of us are doing when we set goals and don’t regularly review them. Reviewing our goals is how we maintain focus, momentum and stay true to our key priorities. Yet the busier we get, many of us tend to bump this important but non-urgent task. Now, I’ve got a one-page personal scorecard to keep me and my goals on track. Are you ready to create your own personal scorecard? Read on to learn more.
We face an abundance of choice in life which is truly amazing. But if you’re anything like me, you sometimes find yourself a tad over-committed – at both work and home. Here, I share how I manage overload while still pursuing the things I love. And it all comes down to our Master Plan...
These days, we practically carry the office around with us in our pocket. Smartphones create a digital tether that is hard to sever, even during a precious vacation. But just because we can check email while we're away doesn’t mean we should. A break is so much more valuable. If you have a vacation coming up, here's why you should take time off from your email too – no matter what time of year.
There is a growing trend towards purging paper and managing information electronically. Are you ready to go paperless (or at least paper light?) Here are our suggestions for purging, scanning, storing and retrieving digital information.
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