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Use Personal Goals to Shape Everything You Do

Many jobs have formal goal-setting and goal-measuring programs. You should be doing the same for yourself and your personal life.

Jan 28, 2019

The Solution to Task List Woes

I've never been able to get task lists to work for me, regardless of what app I used. So I threw all my lists and apps out and tried something entirely new.

Jan 26, 2019

Maintain Balance by Checking In

Balance is the key to doing anything well for a long period of time. But balance can fade slowly over time. We must check in to ensure we are maintaining balance in our lives.

Jan 16, 2019

Sometimes I Break My Rules

To maintain a consistent state of efficiency, I have rules. They aren't strict. But they help guide me.

Jan 30, 2017

Take On More Than You Can Handle

You need to know what you limit is. But you won't find it unless you push toward the boundaries.

Mar 25, 2016

I Don't Hate People, I'm Efficient

In-person meetings are, for the most part, a waste of efficiency, especially when attendees have to drive to get to the meeting. I avoid them when possible.

Mar 23, 2016

Emergencies Are Usually Self-Inflicted

An emergency in the business world is stressful. Many times we bring those emergencies on ourselves. It's time to put a stop to it!

Feb 12, 2016

Conquer Household Chores using The Ironing Approach

Small batches work really well in manufacturing and product development. Let's try them out around the house.

Jan 05, 2016

Introducing Continuous Abstraction

Abstract core components of related challenges to make solving future challenges easier and faster.

Nov 24, 2015

Your Employees Aren't Working 40 Hours Per Week

The traditional work week is highly inefficient. If we really want 40 hours, let's get 40 hours of actual work done.

Aug 04, 2015