There is a natural law of “getting”. As stated by Newton’s third law “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction”. While that may be true in literal physics, it can be more complex than that.
Consider how often an action creates a compounding and greater reaction.
For example, . . . → Read More: Get more than you give
One of the most difficult aspects of managing your time is when you get unexpected interruptions. You could have an ultra-productive day executing your plan of actions, tasks, and assignments and then get an interruption. I call these interruptions a rabbit, as in a dog must chase a rabbit (especially my ½ beagle dog).
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Two weeks ago I ordered a product for my new Nexus 7 tablet. I researched for about a week and finally settled on the case the met my needs.
When I ordered on-line it had 7 – 14 day shipping notice. I was disappointed but accepted it. I haven’t heard anything . . . → Read More: Good service is expected; lie if you have to
Think of a time when someone asked you for advice. Did you tell them what they wanted to hear, or did you tell them your real opinion, what they really needed to know?
Most people will default to telling someone what they think the other person wants to . . . → Read More: Tell them what they need to hear
We need to accept that we live in a culture that has more to do than we can ever get done. Well, maybe it’s me who needs to accept it.
I sometimes get so overwhelmed with all I have on my list that I don’t get much of anything done. My . . . → Read More: Focused concentration to become instantly productive