I was going to send this out solely to my Published Author Masterclass, but then thought, there’s an important lesson here, why not share it with everyone? To provide context for those of you who aren’t (yet) members of the masterclass, it’s a program to help entrepreneurs write and publish a book, as well as create…
Problem: You’re working on a book, but you never seem to actually work on it. Solution: Work on it at the right time of day. According to Ron Friedman, Ph.D., author of The Best Place to Work, the first three hours of your day are when you’re most productive. “Typically, we have a window of about…
I quit my job. It was December, 1999. I had gotten married three months earlier. My wife and I were both students at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. We were poor. We had one, cheap car, with no air conditioning, and lived in a small studio apartment with cinderblock walls and a vintage fridge,…
I’ve been in email debtor’s prison for years. Now I’m making my escape.
Hustlers get a lot done by working smarter and harder. It’s means setting goals and creating systems. Here’s what works for me.
I have a goal to make myself completely unnecessary within my business. This is different than making myself useless or irrelevant.
It is, perhaps, a peculiarity of the age we live in that we get to choose between what’s good, what’s better, and what’s best. 600 years ago our ancestors didn’t enjoy such luxury.
It’s easy to be busy. It’s easy to look busy. It’s harder to deliver real value. That’s why people choose to look busy instead of getting stuff done.
Artificial limits, shadow time, habits and systems, and links to the books that have helped me along the way.
“I have been thinking a lot about time management and adding some more structure to my life,” a friend asked me via Facebook. “Any ideas or resources you would suggest?”