Time Management

16Jun 2015

This article is dedicated to all those people who planned the perfect day only to have it go completely off the rails. Here is a simple productivity hack to gain back what’s rightfully YOURS: Time to do what wanted to do in the first place. It happens to all of us at some point. You’re […]

07Apr 2015

In a world run amok with countless distractions caused by smartphones, social media, chatty colleagues, and your own wandering thoughts; how can a silly tomato possibly help you achieve more focus? Does eating a tomato give you elevated powers of concentration? No–(although throwing a tomato at some annoying person who’s talking way too loud on their cell […]

18Feb 2015

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, […]

04Feb 2015

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 […]

01Oct 2014

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 […]

08May 2014

It’s the beginning of the month and some awesome new opportunities have fallen into your lap! The tasks at hand seem absolutely doable, and you’re feeling motivated and optimistic and inspired! Just as you’re winding up to dig in, an unexpected steaming pile of crises gets dumped onto your plate by your biggest client creating days of […]

23Apr 2014

I had a speaking engagement a few days ago, and the topic was: “How to shave 5 hours off your work week.” My talk was part of an interactive workshop that covered items such as making effective to-do lists, and conquering time-sucking email. After my talk, one of the participants asked me a thought provoking question, “After […]