Archive for May 2007

I Can Do It! Conference Review – Day 4

The review of the 2007 I Can Do It! Conference concludes. Day 4 – Sunday Group Meetup Steve: About fifteen people showed up to our 8am meetup. Not everyone stayed for the duration, although most did. Fortunately the concourse was not at all crowded and was fairly quiet during that time, so we had a…

I Can Do It! Conference Review – Day 3

The review of the 2007 I Can Do It! Conference continues. Day 3 – Saturday Bill Phillips – Transformation: You Have the Power and Ability to Change Steve: After a heart-warming welcome by 80-year old Hay House founder Louise Hay, Bill Phillips took the stage to talk about transformation. Years ago I’d read his popular…

I Can Do It! Conference Review – Day 2

The review of the 2007 I Can Do It! Conference continues. Day 2 – Friday Brian Weiss, M.D. – Same Soul, Many Bodies Steve: Friday began with a six-hour workshop on past life regression therapy from Dr. Brian Weiss, author of Many Lives, Many Masters. The main reason I opted to attend this workshop (there…

I Can Do It! Conference Review – Day 1

Last weekend Erin and I attended Hay House’s 2007 I Can Do It! Conference at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. This was my third year attending this conference and Erin’s second. You may have seen our review of the 2006 seminar. Keynote speakers included Dr. Wayne Dyer, Bill Phillips, Doreen Virtue, Christiane Northrup, and…

How to Prioritize

Virtually every time management system teaches that you must prioritize your projects to make sure you’re working on what’s truly important instead of getting caught up in minor things. However, few systems explain precisely how to do this. How do you decide which task is really the most important at any given time? Is it…

Las Vegas I Can Do It Conference Meetup

A while back I mentioned that Erin and I would try to arrange a meetup at the I Can Do It! conference in Las Vegas. The conference just kicked off last night and runs through Sunday, May 20th. We figured maybe 5-10 people from our sites would attend; however, based on the response so far,…

Confessions of an A-List Blogger

Since I receive many questions about this topic, I thought it would be fun to share a candid insider’s look at the reality of being an A-list blogger. These are my personal observations, so I’m not saying they’re true of other high-traffic bloggers, but it wouldn’t surprise me if some of these patterns held up.…

Testing to Failure

Testing ideas through direct experience is among the best ways to learn and grow. If you want to know if an idea really has merit, test it under real-world conditions. Then you’ll have your answer. For example, suppose you want to ask someone out for a date. One simple test would be to go right…

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity – Volume 3

Here’s the third installment of 33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity (see Volume 1 and Volume 2). These are a bit sillier and less politically correct than the first two volumes — I had to stretch to come up with more ideas — but many are still valid in certain situations. Just be sure to…

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity – Volume 2

My last article on 33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity got a positive reception, so I decided to come up with 33 more. A few of these are similar to the ones already posted, but most are new. Sometimes looking at the same idea from different angles can be beneficial. So here are 33 more…