Reframe Chaos and Enrich Your Life

Water is as destructive as it is life-giving. It takes different forms based on its environment (think of a river versus a pond) and there are so many possibilities for its movement that replicating it in animation is notoriously difficult. The further you wade into the ocean, the more powerful
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A Look Back at the 4 Thieves of Productivity

This month we’ve discussed how the Four Thieves can creep up and take your productivity without you even realizing it. They work by stealing focus from your real priorities. Instead of putting your ONE Thing front and center like planned, you find that you’re taking on side tasks and don’t
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How to Keep Your Kids Sharp During the Summer

As Alice Cooper once said: school’s out for summer. While the promise of a long, homework free summer is always promising for kids, we adults know that keeping our children mentally stimulated during break is crucial to their continued success. But, sometimes we find ourselves at a loss as to
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Dress for Success with Pareto

You yawn, stretch, and hop out of bed. You have a meeting this morning, a presentation in the afternoon, drinks with friends or a child’s dance recital to go to this evening. So, what are you going to wear? If one of the biggest time-sucks you face each day is
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How to Identify What Matters Most

When our lives get busy, it’s easy to reach for a pencil and pad of paper to try and capture everything that needs to get done. It can almost be therapeutic to cross items off our list, after all. However, check-lists aren’t the best way to go about accomplishing great
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RESET: It’s Never Too Late to Plan Your Year

It may seem like January was just yesterday, but the reality is June is on the horizon. If you find yourself looking at the middle of the year wondering where all that time went, you’re not alone. In fact, it’s perfectly normal to feel like time got away from you
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Why Working Longer Hours is Cheating

While many business owners and C-level executives work longer hours in order to get more done, the truth is they’re just cheating themselves out of a larger life. It’s easy to sit at the bottom and believe that there’s only one way to the top: working overtime. But the truth
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Why Money Can Buy You Happiness

We’ve all heard the trope that money can’t buy you happiness, but the truth is that it can. When we spend our money in a way that gives us more time to spend how we see fit, the control we gain provides us with an opportunity to be happier. We
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ONE Thing: Gary Builds a Business Part 1

What’s the ONE Thing we can do to build our business such that by doing it everything else will be easier or unnecessary? That’s the Focusing Question Gary Keller asked himself when he set out to build his real estate company Keller Williams. The answer was to think big. Read
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Taking Personal Days to Become a Better Team Player

A frazzled employee is a stressed out employee. A stressed out employee is an unhappy employee. And an unhappy employee is unlikely to be very excited to take on a new project or be very productive in the process. The cure? Research suggests employees should take more time off of
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