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How to Choose Priorities
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Where I am, most of the kids started their new year of school last week. When I was a kid, this time of year meant a new planner for the academic year, new notebooks, and new folders. As an adult without kids, this time of year means I get to take advantage of back to … Continue reading 5 quick tips for updating your yearly goals
I keep seeing this recommendation to only have 3 things on your to-do list a day. The first time I remember seeing it I wondered if this person spent A LOT of time in meetings and had extremely little time to do anything else. After all, a VERY common piece of productivity advice around to-do … Continue reading What’s right and wrong with having only 3 things on your todo list
I was searching through my blog archives last week and came across something I wrote seven years ago that really stuck with me. It’s about what to do with impromptu visits. Those “hey, I’m in town today, want to grab some lunch” type of unexpected invitations. For me, they usually come from family members. And … Continue reading Choosing between an impromptu visit and your to-do list
“Solving problems that don’t exist.” This is an idea that I came across a week or two ago. When I Googled it to see if I could find where it came from, the top results were about inventions that solve problems we don’t actually have. But that’s not the way I saw it used. This … Continue reading Are you solving problems that don’t exist?