21 Days to #DesignYourDay

Tomorrow’s the day! To be clear, tomorrow, January 5, is the day my new book, Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life on Purpose, will live free in the world at large. Wahoo! (Check out all the details about the book here.) To celebrate, each weekday for 21 days at […]


The Goal I Didn’t Hit in 2015

We’re days away from 2016, and that means that now is the time to look at how you did on reaching the goals you set for yourself in 2015, and get started on setting some new goals for the year ahead. I did my work last week during my annual goal-setting retreat, and it was mind-opening, to […]

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Are you Ready to Design Your Day?

In just a few weeks, I’ll be launching a new book all about taking control of your days so you can better rock your life. Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life on Purpose is the book I wish I had years ago when I was first coming into my particular […]

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Inside My Annual Goal-Setting Retreat

This week has not been typical. And not in the flying-on-a-jet-plane somewhere kind of way. Instead, this week my feet stayed firmly grounded in Argentina, but just on different ground. Here’s the story: Every year I try to put aside two days to do a personal goal-setting retreat. I believe that setting annual goals is […]

How Much Does Your Time Cost?

So today I spent entirely too long obsessing over a cool time tracking tool to tell you how much your time really costs. It’s called Spend Your Days, and it manages to magically combine my obsessions with productivity, time management, and easy math that even I can handle in such a way that I may not […]

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Why You Need to Be Bored

This week, I had a medical thing. Although it wasn’t terribly interesting, at the end of the day it did mean that I spent the better part of a week laid up in bed. “Bed” meant a few different things, including: lying in my own bed clacking away at the computer/taking conference calls, lying in the […]

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How to Manage Your Email

If you’ve ever read a morning routine or two, you’ve seen the shame associated with admitting to reading email first thing in the morning. Many of us do it, and many of us feel we shouldn’t. Although I’m not into the shame game, no matter how you sugarcoat it, checking email first thing just isn’t […]

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