The Morning Pep Talk You Need Now

As a self-proclaimed productivity nerd, getting LOTS of things done has always been my main goal. But, while reading my current book, The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, I learned that my (common) way of thinking about productivity isn’t really accurate. Instead, Chris (brilliantly) explains in the book that...

How (and Why) to Make Daily Meditation a Reality

Meditation is defined as the act of engaging "in mental exercise (such as concentration on one's breathing or repetition of a mantra) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of awareness." And, it is one of the most beneficial (and free) tools to help you create positive change in your life. I know, that sounds like a lofty goal, but look at the evidence from the Mayo Clinic alone:

How to Master Your Calendar

The concept of "clustering" was introduced to me by one of my very own authors: Steven Griffith. (Quick FYI: In case you didn't know, I'm an Editor at a business book publisher.) Steven's brand new book, The Time Cleanse, is in stores this week and it's where I first learned about a concept that has completely transformed the way I work, which I'd like to tell you about today.