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Getting Things Done

The Crucial Difference Between Getting Things Done And Being Busy

| Paul B. Brown | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business

"You never want to confuse activity with accomplishment." --John Wooden Wooden may be the most successful coach who ever lived. His overall record ...

Stop Enabling--Five Ways Saying No Equals Success

Tom Lowery | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Tom Lowery

The worst part of never saying no is that our projects never come to fruition in a way we want them to. And that stinks. Lately there's been lots of arguing and debating about goals, success and leadership, much of it revolving around setting boundaries for ourselves and others.

The Ultimate 'Wait-Loss' Program

Derek Rydall | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Derek Rydall

The false idea that we must wait for something or someone to change before we can step into our vision is a core reason we get stuck and feel like a victim.

'Thinking Hard'? Hardly.

Todd Brown | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Todd Brown

If you can walk, can you walk faster? Of course. Apply some effort, move those muscles more quickly, and your speed increases. If you can think, can you think harder? I don't think so.

Are You a Worksop?

Todd Brown | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Todd Brown

It's been 30 years since the publication of The Meaning of Liff, a dictionary parody that sought to give names to "common experiences, feelings, situations, and... objects which we all know and recognize, but for which no word exists."

Are You Committed? Should You Be?

Todd Brown | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business
Todd Brown

What determines how much I have to do? Peter Drucker, one of the finest business thinkers of the last century, said that as knowledge workers we define both our work and its results. This would imply that we somehow have control of what's to be done.

WATCH: How To Get Things Done In America

TechCrunch | Andrew Keen | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

I've been meaning to write this post all week. But you know how things are -- there is always something better to do, always something more fun, alway...

Ready Set Go; Getting Through the Early Stages of the Divorce Process

Laurie Giles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Laurie Giles

In my last post, I wrote about how to get through the first few days after deciding to file for divorce or finding out your spouse intends to file.

8 Ways To Help Your Doctor Meet Your Expectations

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

You are upset, feel "blown off" and no closer to a solution for your problem. What went wrong? You knew what you wanted going in to the visit, why did you come out empty handed?

To Get More Done Faster, Be Strategic

Mim Abbey | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mim Abbey

My personal record that day was greatly the result of a piece of advice my coach had given me: "Shorten your stride."

Planning Your Week: Chaos and Awareness (VIDEO)

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

What would it be like to have a really powerful week this week and every week? How could that happen? Well for one, you'd need to be able to "plan for chaos."

How to Suck Up

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
E. Jean Carroll

Sucking up causes your co-workers and bosses to feel razor-sharp and valued, and when they feel razor-sharp and valued, you can win them to your point of view.

Stop Wasting Your Leadership

Saul Garlick | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Saul Garlick

I have countless friends that run start up or growth stage non-profit organizations. I love what they are aiming to do. Sadly, many of them hit roadblocks: Not enough money, not enough staff, and the list goes on. It does not have to be this way.

10 Steps To Getting What You Want

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

All that wanting and doing can takes us far away from ourselves, and out of the present moment where everything happens. The end result is often dissatisfaction no matter how much "stuff" we achieve.

Cooking Up the Success You Want

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

If you are looking for growth, for breakthroughs and the biggest possible future for you and your business you may want to find an expert and follow their 'recipe' for success.

How Little Things Make A Big Difference

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

In recent weeks, we talked about why to do lists don't work, and then showed the opposite view by offering some ideas about how to use a to do list ef...

How To Use A To-Do List Effectively

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

In previous posts, we talked about the multi-tasking challenge, and suggested some ways to substitute multi-goaling instead. Two weeks ago, we began ...

A Stress-Free Way To Get Things Done

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Do you have more to do than you can get done? If so, there's a certain amount of good news there - it means you have something to do! In the past, tha...

Overwhelm And The Corporate Arsonist

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

If you are lucky enough to still have a job, and that job is working in an office, then you may know a little bit about overwhelm and burnout. Over...

Willpower Doesn't Exist: The New Way to Get Stuff Done

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

In a passage from Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus and his ship are about to pass through the Siren-infested waters. On the one hand, he knows that hearing ...

3 Ways To Get Through A Terrible Task

Dumb Little Man | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

However motivated, fired-up and enthusiastic you are about your life and work, there are going to be times when you have to force yourself to do somet...

Why Procrastination Might Be Good For You

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Very little of what gets done matters in terms of producing something meaningful, productive, or in alignment with critical goals.

The Lazy Man's Guide to Getting Things Done

Zen Habits | Jonathan Mead | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What if I told you that you could be totally lazy and irresponsible, and still accomplish just as much? What if you could slack off, loiter, and essen...

Resolve It, Then Dissolve It

David Allen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Allen

Maybe this difficulty with letting go of things that we have outgrown stems from the admonition so many of us grew up with to "finish everything on your plate before you get dessert."

The Project Management Problem

David Allen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Allen

A vast majority of professionals think they have a problem these days -- project management. Problem is, that's not the problem.