Time Management

It’s Not Good Enough To Want To Manage Your Time Better

»Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Blog, Business, Time Management | 0 comments

It’s Not Good Enough To Want To Manage Your Time Better

As I’ve shared in previous articles, I am an ADD poster child and have forever struggled with staying focused and sticking to routines. Over the years, I’ve experimented with, acquired and developed an array of strategies and tactics to help me stay organized and complete projects on time. However, every now and again, a perfect storm of deadlines, distractions, and obligations line up and wreck my productivity and peace of mind—even with all my acquired skills and systems! While my time management skills improved vastly over the years, I was still only successful 85% of the time. I realized if I wanted to keep my business growing, I needed to do better. Then one day, it happened: I instantly pushed it to 99% and the transformation wasn’t due to a...

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The 15 X 2 Productivity Hack

»Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Blog, Business, Time Management | 0 comments

The 15 X 2 Productivity Hack

Frank Zappa said it well, “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” Bottom line, you can’t do the same thing and expect a different result. Progress means you have to do something differently. Either you have to change what you do or how (or how much) you do it. Let’s face it, the reason so many of your goals don’t get realized is because you say you want something but then you don’t change what you’re doing. Because change is hard. It disrupts your patterns and habits. It takes you out of your comfort zone; and who likes to do that? The key to progress and growth is to shake things up. To do things differently. To create momentum. So here’s a simple 3-step productivity hack to kick your momentum into high gear, especially when...

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7 Productivity Boosters…And A Secret Weapon!

»Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Blog, Business, Time Management | 0 comments

7 Productivity Boosters…And A Secret Weapon!

At one of my recent speaking engagements on time-saving strategies, I found myself (ironically) spending WAY too much time offering every possible tip, technique, strategy, and system known to man, when an audience member thankfully interrupted me with a question that cut to the chase: “Chris, what are the top 5 strategies YOU employ on a regular basis to keep yourself productive?” It’s important to note that no matter which time-saving techniques you choose, there is ONE key that cannot be skipped: You must reduce as many distractions as possible to give your brain the greatest opportunity to focus. With that in mind, here is my down-and-dirty Top 7 list. (I know he asked for 5, but I couldn’t help myself.) #1 The ONE thing I pick a time,...

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