Vision and Reality

An effective vision for your professional future isn’t about processes or products, but principles — guidelines for action and behavior.

Accelerating Productivity

Want to be more productive? Want to get more done than other people? Want to get a lot more done than other people? You can – as long as you also think differently than other people.

A Compass for Humans

At work – as in life – we have beliefs we hold dear. These beliefs become our guidance system in good times and bad, to provide resilience and reinforcement. Here are nine that have created a strong belief system for me.

Repeal and Replace … Bad Habits

As much as we despise our bad habits, it can be challenging to make these habits things of the past. So, what is the solution? I have found the best way to erase a bad habit is to replace it with a positive habit.


Stop Putting It Off

Success comes from doing the things that most people don’t want to do, when they need to be done. You repel success when you procrastinate. Here’s how to beat procrastination once and for all.


Productivity, Accelerated

There are a lot of things I haven’t accomplished yet. If you have goals that seem as far from accomplished now as when you began, here are a few tips to help you get off to a great fresh start.

True Grit

Much has been written about the attributes most essential to success: passion, energy, talent, commitment and a willingness to sacrifice. But perhaps the most important thing, the one that binds them all together, can be summed up in a single word: grit.


Are You a Professional or an Amateur?

Professionals never stop studying their craft. They never stop training, and they never stop trying to improve their performance. You may choose the more difficult path of the professional, and do work that makes a difference. Or you can dabble with the amateurs and try to scrape by.