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How To Teach Students Better Productivity with Agile Results

"Real education should consist of drawing the goodness and the best out of our own students." -- Cesar Chavez Student success depends on productivity skills....
Just Start

Just Start

“Just Do It.” – Nike How do you defeat procrastination and find your motivation? Just start. Just Start is a practice I introduced in my book, Getting...
Zen of Zero Inbox

The Zen of Zero Inbox: How To Keep Your Inbox Empty

"Absorb what is useful, reject what is useless, add what is specifically your own.“ – Bruce Lee You too can have a zero mail inbox,...

How to Clear Your Inbox

"Email has an ability many channels don't: creating valuable personal touches--at scale." -- David Newman Today I helped a colleague clear their inbox.  I’ve kept a...

How To Make Your Months More Meaningful

“To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe.” — Anotole France Now’s a great time...

Be Effective, then Efficient

One important Covey lesson one of my mentor’s always points out is, “Be efficient with things, but be effective with people.” I like the distinction. Effective...

Agile Results Quick Start

"You don't need to have extraordinary effort to achieve extraordinary results. You just need to do the ordinary, everyday things exceptionally well." -- Warren...

3 Outcomes for Today

What are 3 great results for today? That’s the question I ask to bootstrap my day. As simple as it sounds, I find it’s the most...

How To Be Strategic with Your Goals

“Study the past, if you would divine the future.” — Confucius I picked up my copy of Being Strategic, by Erika...

How To Find Your Eye of the Tiger

“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” —Marcus Garvey If you’ve ever seen the movie Rocky, you know what the eye of the...