Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day. Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes and difficult conversations would never get done.
It’s very simple: your MIT is the task you most want or need to get done today.
Procrastination is in all of us, and one of the best ways to procrastinate is to do all the busy-work that makes us feel like we’re doing stuff — while not doing the stuff we know we should be doing.
People who take a nap and dream about a task they’ve just learned perform it better upon waking than those who don’t sleep at all, or those who sleep but don’t dream.
Following this method, you can process your inbox in less than 5 minutes if you’re quick.
The urgent desire for a successful business — and the fear of losing business — drives many a good person to do sleazy things.
Reading teaches us a lot, but it’s in the actual doing of things that we do our real learning.
Our attention is often pulled in too many directions, leaving us feeling overloaded, distracted, chaotic, spread thinly, without focus. So what can you do?
We all have days when we’re just not very inspired, when we need passion and creativity breathed into us.
Some people claim they work well in a high-stress environment. I’m not one of them.
Little research exists in the area of self-talk, although internal dialogue often influences the way people motivate and shape their own behavior.
Backpackers scored 50 percent better on a creativity test after spending four days in nature disconnected from electronic devices, according to a study by psychologists from the University of Utah and University of Kansas.
When people feel they’ve hit a roadblock in reaching a personal goal, such as losing weight, a change in perspective may give them the help...
Do you ever have one of those days when you just can’t seem to find focus?
Students, athletes and performing artists are often advised to imagine themselves performing successfully. But is that motivation influenced by what perspective they take when imagining their performance?
Writers who use long words needlessly and choose complicated font styles are seen as less intelligent than those who stick with basic vocabulary and plain text, according to research from Princeton University in New Jersey.
Too often we get stuck in inaction — the quagmire of doubt and perfectionism and distractions and planning that stops us from moving forward.
Just being in the same room as greatness can inspire you to new levels of the possible.
I’ve been working online full time for almost 10 years, since age 19. I’ve had a lot of failures and a lot of successes. There is no better way to learn how to succeed than to learn from someone who has already done it.
I’m often asked how you can start doing work you love – how you can make a living doing something you’re passionate about.