We have all said that we have too much to do. Having too much to do is a perspective. Another perspective is saying that you have enough to do to always be busy.
When you have too much to do or enough to always be busy, you end up choosing what . . . → Read More: Doing more by doing less
When talking to someone, you have decided that they deserve your attention. Not part of your attention, but your full attention.
Giving your full attention means:
Take out your headphones or ear buds. Simply turning off your MP3 player isn’t enough. You need to show that you are prepared to give . . . → Read More: You are being rude and you don’t know it
Sometimes interruptions keep me from doing important work. It’s frustrating to me when I know what I am doing is important, I want to do it, I enjoy doing it, I can see the reward for getting the work done, but for some reason I keep getting interrupted. When I really need to get . . . → Read More: Getting in your way
Last Monday I started a series of posts about an organization and planning system. Today I continue this series. For more than 15 years I have been polishing and perfecting this system. Last week I outlined making a list, labeling each item, placing a priority number for each item, then start taking action. Today’s . . . → Read More: Making the most of every day, Part II: Using your list
For more than 15 years I have been polishing and perfecting my organization and planning system. People complain that there is never enough time every day. What they are saying is that they didn’t get as much done as they wanted to because they ran out of time. I’ll state right now that there . . . → Read More: Making the most of every day: Part I of an organization and planning system