Goal Setting Made Easy: In Defense of Goal Setting [A Daring Adventure] Skip down to the ‘how to’ section, you’ll love the simplicity of his steps especially #2 “goals should motivate” and #3 “goals should match your values”
Quit TV: Think of what you could do if you cut the TV out of your life. Read The 5 Step Process to Complete TV Elimination [Pick the Brain] Give it a shot… what do you have to lose?
Not Good At Saying No?: There are some interesting ideas in When I Say “No” I Feel Guilty – 6 Tips for Standing Up for Yourself [Quips and Tips for Achieving Your Goals]. I especially like tip number 3, which suggests that you rehearse an “Assertiveness Script” that can be your go-to phrase when it’s time to say no.
Stop Repeating Your Work: Don’t Waste Time Solving Problems Twice [Time Management Ninja] offers six ways you can save time by documenting the key information in your life. The first one, ‘Have One Notebook’ is a great reason to always keep your day planner handy.
An Important To-Do List: If you only have a minute, please read 7 Things To Do Today [Minimalist4Life] I won’t ruin it for you, but it involves smiling and laughing.
Frequent Flyer?: I am, and I love finding ways to pack smarter. Here’s a great post on How to Pack Smart for A Trip [Dumb Little Man] that’s full of tips to save you time and frustration.
Learn Better Focus: Read this post on learning to focus before you go to work on Monday, Monk Mind: How to Increase Your Focus [Zen Habits] It has some valuable tips on increasing productivity by eliminating your distractions.
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