4 Boxes, 1 List, a Better Life

You’re 2 Questions Away From Happiness

When you’re life is a disorganized mess, the energy drain sucks. Literally. It sucks the life right out of you. Making progress on your top priority doesn’t suck! It makes you happier and less stressed. Here’s the problem: your top priority is important, but it’s usually not urgent.

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The Perfect Way to Know What’s Most Important

(Download the FREE pdf to double prioritize correctly)

Did you ever work hard, knock a bunch of stuff off your to-do list, but then still feel lousy? Did you still feel buried under a pile of work? There is a good chance that you were working on the most urgent, not the most important.

There is a way to do both! You can learn to Double Prioritize. I learned this trick way back in the day, before there were smart phones or other electric organizers. This goes all the way back to Daytimers (C’mon you Old School people—can I get a witness?). But it still serves me well and it will help you too.

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4 Strategies to Reclaim Your Time and Smile More

When you work on your priority, you’re proud of yourself… and you should be!

Last week I sat down at my computer to return a few emails. One of them caused me to look at my calendar, where I noticed that an event had populated on the wrong date.  So, I fixed the date and sent a quick email for clarification. Then I noticed that I needed to add an important meeting that I committed to at work. I entered that on the schedule (and made a quick note about the report I’ll need for the meeting). Now that my calendar was up to date, I returned to email to see an urgent one had just come through. I dealt with that and I was ready to go. But what was I working on? Oh yeah, I needed to return to those couple of emails. But looked at the time—I needed to go. I’d have to deal with those later…

Has that ever happened to you? You say “no” because you are a model of laser-like focus that doesn’t get distracted.

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Clarity Is The Antidote For Fear!

It’s the key to taking control of your time in 2017!

The way you spend your time is directly connected to your quality of life. You must control your time as much as possible if you want to live intentionally, live joyfully, and if you want to have your best year ever. If you want to accomplish more and have more fun, take ownership of your time. This week we’ll look at taking ownership of your time at work, and next week some personal ideas for you and your family.

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3 Reasons That You Are More Important Than You Know

Don’t believe the lie that you don’t matter

you're more important than you know

I recently talked to my friend Ben. When talking about his 3-year-old son, Ben said, “He’s everything to me.”

I have great news Ben: you are everything to your son as well.

When asked, “Who is the most important and influential role model whom you have ever met?” the number one answer is “a parent.” For people under 30 years old, that answer is given more often than a business leader, religious/community leader, political leader, celebrity, and entertainer… combined!

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