How to Turn a Blog Post into a Book

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This is part 1 of a two-part guest post series by Mary DeMuth, a gal I first stumbled upon several years ago thanks to her great blog. Mary has a new book out called Not Marked, which was written thanks to […]

How to Measure Productivity

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I’ve been thinking a lot about productivity of late, especially after recently having one of the most productive days I’ve had in a long time. Although I love everything related to productivity: from understanding how to really rock it, to […]

How to Be Insanely Productive

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A few weeks ago, I had one of those days. No, not one of those days where you you lie around in pajamas eating nachos and wondering why your big project isn’t getting done, but the other kind. The kind […]

My Top Posts of 2013

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I’m making a good show of being on vacation this week, and am taking a digital break as a result. If you’re not sure what a digital break is, or why I think they are so important, see this article […]

Three Keys to a Successful Digital Detox

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I’m coming at you from the heart of my digital detox.   Because the Internet is magic, and the computer is her magician, you are reading this here blog post even though I am not currently typing it. No, I […]

Do You Need to Slow Down?

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Even without knowing you, I bet I know one true thing about you.  You need to slow down. Do you race too fast, running from task to task and chore to chore and event to event, nary breathing in the […]

How to Read More by Setting Reading Goals

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It’s amazing to me the number of people who, when asked about their New Year’s Resolutions, say they want to read more. Apparently, the desire to read more and read more frequently is something ingrained in many of us goal-setters. […]

Are You Living in Survival Mode?

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Sometimes, the world speaks through blog readers. As soon as I pushed publish on a recent blog post, Do You Have a Word to Define Your Year?, the first comment popped up. And I stopped in my tracks. In the […]

How I Read 200 Books a Year

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  As I’ve said before, one of the most commented on aspects of my blog is my reading habit. And although I’ve answered this in various forms before, based on the number of times I still get asked — “How […]

Do You Want to Really Reach Your Goals in 2014?

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Goals, goals, goals. At the beginning of the year, many of us set goals for ourselves. Big goals, small goals, medium-sized goals. And we always have the very best of intentions when we do so. To run ten miles a week. […]