What makes a great productivity tool?

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I am beginning to review productivity tools. What criteria do you think a tool should be rated on? My initial thoughts for criteria are as follows: • Over all effectiveness: How well does it do what it’s advertised to do...

The best productivity tools

“The best productivity tools are the ones you use.” – @ProNagger What productivity tools or systems do you use? I’m curious to hear about the apps, software and planners you use to help keep yourself moving. For example, what do you use to...

1 Question that will transform your week

On Monday mornings I like to ask my clients the following question, “By the end of the day on Friday what would you like to say you have created?” It’s a good way to take 5 slices from a larger project and isolate them into a week. It’s...

The #1 sure fire way to love what you do

The #1 sure fire way to love what you do is to take some time off! Better still…Unplug! I tell clients all the time that it’s as important to have time off as it is to work hard. For many of you, me included, work doesn’t necessarily have a fixed...

Fun and Easy Tricks to Beat Perfectionism

In the last post, It’s National Procrastination Week, I mentioned I would “discuss what you might want to keep on hand to relieve the symptoms of perfectionism (aka fear)…” Nothing cuts perfectionism down to size more than a timer, so we start...

It’s National Procrastination Week

      I think procrastination is the “check engine” light on your productivity meter. The good news, in this case, is that you don’t need to take yourself in for extensive or expensive diagnostics and repairs. Procrastination is not...