A simple way to enhance focus

My wife and I just closed out the storage unit we’ve had for decades. We brought a handful of boxes home and got rid of the rest. I recently donated several hundred books to the library bookstore. I’m down to one bookcase. I’ve lost weight in the last year and recently got rid of about […]

A simple way to enhance focus

Productivity made simple

Stephen R. Covey says “Start with the end in mind.” This is sometimes referred to as a “top-down approach.” You start with the long-term, big-picture and work downward (or backward) to the medium-term, followed by the short term, and so on until you get to today. Let’s say you want to retire in ten years […]

Productivity made simple

Thinking on paper

Thinking is hard work. That’s why we get paid well to do it. But sometimes, we don’t know what to think or what to do about a problem. That’s when I grab a piece of paper and a pen or sit down at the computer and write what’s going on in my head. I write […]

Thinking on paper