Nine things successful people do
Sep03

Nine things successful people do

It’s been a long week, so I am just going to present this article, from the Harvard Business Review, on Nine Things Successful People Do, in list format, and I encourage you to read more. 1. Get specific. 2. Seize the moment to act on your goals. 3. Know exactly how far you have left […]

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Why Do Smart People Do Dumb Things?
May05

Why Do Smart People Do Dumb Things?

Here is an article by Anne Fisher at Fortune Magazine, discussing the proposition, “why do smart people do dumb things,” against the backdrop of Charlie Sheen’s recent struggles. She quotes yours truly, who has done some amazingly dumb things, despite being pretty smart, and as a result, has spent a lot of time working on […]

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Email Zero!
Mar10

Email Zero!

I just got my email inbox to Zero! It feels amazing! I am committed to keeping it there, too, through smart handling and tracking of priorities outside of my inbox. I am implementing a new system and this is one more step towards being fully relaxed and in control of my time and choices.  

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Take back your attention
Dec24

Take back your attention

Here is an excellent article by Tony Schwartz, CEO of The Energy Project, at Fast Company, entitled Take Back Your Attention. His main thesis, one that my readers know I subscribe to as well, is that the computer, with email, FaceBook, Google, and a plethora of other fun toys and semi-useful activities, can be a […]

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What is Your Brand Against?
Dec01

What is Your Brand Against?

Scott Goodson wrote a great article at Harvard Business Review entitled “What is Your Brand Against.” Great question, since that also helps you to clarify your values and priorities. Here is what my brand is against: 1> conformity and “fitting in” 2> trading your soul for “secure job” (it’s a false trade these days, anyway) […]

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