Time Management Category Archive

30-Day Facebook Fast

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

It’s been about 30 days since I quit Facebook, so I wanted to share an update on what that’s been like. Many others also quit the service last month, and many more are on the fence as to whether they should do the same. Here are some realizations I’ve had as a result of leaving […]

Leaving Facebook

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Today I decided to stop using Facebook. I’ve already turned off both my personal page and my fan page. I’ve been pretty active on Facebook in the past, and I have many friends who use the service. My personal page was maxed out at 5K friends for more than a year, and my fan page […]

30-Day Supertrials

Monday, November 15th, 2010

For years I’ve been recommending the¬†30-day trial as a way to install a new habit or replace a bad habit. Many people, myself included, have used this practice to successfully make behavioral changes — and have them stick. Now it’s time for the advanced version: The 30-Day Supertrial. [cue trumpets] A Quick Review When conducting […]

Attention

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Life offers an abundance of concerns to which you can give your attention. A significant part of living consciously includes deciding what is deserving of your attention and to what extent as well as deciding what isn’t deserving of your attention. Attention Worthiness How do you decide what’s worthy of your attention and what isn’t? […]

Master Your Workday Now

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

I recently had the privilege of reading the book Master Your Workday Now! by Michael Linenberger. I daresay this is the best book on workflow management I’ve ever read — and I’ve read a LOT of books on that subject. The book just came out this week, and last I checked it was in the […]

Registration Opens for 3 More 2010 Workshops

Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

I’m happy to announce that we’ve finalized the bookings for the remaining 2010 Conscious Growth Workshops. Registration is now officially open for all 3 of them. These workshops will be held at the Flamingo Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip on the following dates: May 14-16, 2010 (Fri-Sun) Jul 16-18, 2010 (Fri-Sun) Oct 29-31, 2010 […]

One Week On, One Week Off

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

If you’d like to boost your productivity far beyond the results you get with the 9-to-5 grind, an interesting alternative work schedule to consider is the One Week On, One Week Off approach. Instead of working week after week, you alternate between one intensive work week followed by one vacation/personal week. This method isn’t very […]

Save $100 on CGW Through December 15th

Monday, December 14th, 2009

The $100 early registration discount for the next¬†Conscious Growth Workshop expires at midnight on December 15th. This workshop will be held January 15-17, 2010 at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas. Dozens of people have already registered, including many return attendees from the previous CGW, so it’s great to know that we’ll have another amazing […]

Social Networking: Rethinking Productivity

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Is online social networking largely a waste of time? Is it a form of idle entertainment that distracts you from more important things in life? Does it make any sense from a productivity standpoint to spend time on social networking sites, or is this just another form of online addiction? I began considering these questions […]

A Fixed Income Is a Sucker Bet

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Do you live on a fixed income, earning the same amount of money paycheck after paycheck? Maybe you pick up a cost of living adjustment or a raise now and then (or suffer a pay cut or reduction in hours), but barring any major changes like getting promoted, fired, or laid off, is your income […]