Have you ever woke up one day with that strange feeling that you don’t want to get out of bed? That going to work feels like going to a slaughter house and you’re the cow? have you ever felt that even on your vacation days, you don’t feel like having fun? How many times have this occurred to you? if more than once in the … Continue reading Get rid of the things holding you down!
One of the most common, I would not call it mistake, but one of the most common downfall of problem solving, is being stuck. And the ONE element, which is the immediate influencer is the following: Rather than thinking strategically about the solution of the problem, you get stuck into details. You see, if I am to put a plan that would take me from … Continue reading Moving on past the obstacles and seeing the bigger picture
Whenever we talk about productivity, there’s always this one thing that goes into mind, what is it good for? And don’t get me wrong. It’s not like the the song, “What is it good for, absolutely nothing”. From the beginning, whenever you want to achieve something, there are multiple ways for you to achieve it. But first, you have to make sure that it is … Continue reading Achieving the Impossible?
Change is great, don’t get me wrong… It’s wonderful, it’s necessary in our life and the right amount of it, blended with the right areas and dosage produces evolution that often leads to progress. Let’s start with something that you would like to Hear… CHANGE IS GREAT…. The second (that you don’t like to hear) would be… CHANGING IS NOT GREAT. Yes, the difference between … Continue reading Don’t Change too many parameters in your life at the same time
Whenever I used to read some books or articles about productivity and how the most successful authors/managers/CEOs/ athletes (… etc) manage their time… They all seem to emphasize the power of Meditation and Mindfulness (One Way or the other). Whether you meditate professionally or are simply trying it out, getting into the state of calmness brings a lot of very good benefits to your body … Continue reading Use Mindfulness as a productivity tool
This might not be of a NEWS for you, but I said that I need to write it as reminder for me, for my friends and loved ones. A post about health, and funny enough that SELF-HELP is officially a category under HEALTH in podcasts and Books, so as a self-help post… You Need to Read about Health! There’s no surprise anywhere, that as you … Continue reading Take care of your health
Guarding your time is a skill that you should master and looking back to find out that a month have passed since you thought of doing something or even a year can strike you by surprise. At the end of 2010, I published a video called 11 minutes, to highlight that 2011 would be the most productive year of my life, by concentrating 11 minutes … Continue reading It only takes a minute…
There’s a very famous comic showing a lot of people trying to push a cubic shaped materials while one decided to make it round and he gained advantage over them. And while such a scenario gets repeated over and over on both the business & personal scene, part of the reasons can be relatively obvious. Let us take the following example, you have been doing … Continue reading Work hard and be smart about it
One thing about routine is that you have a very good chance of excelling, when you know you can pause and reflect and then enhance your current way and eventually become better and better. Whether you have a desk job, or you simply go to the GYM to exercise; Routine Habits is a great way to become “better” at where you are. As defined in … Continue reading Until you know the rule, follow the crowd
In one of my books, I spoke about the importance of timing, especially in taking decisions. How much does it cost us, NOT to take a decision or taking a decision too soon or too late; Each one of us experienced the following statement at least few times: You take 1 hour to take a decision to do something that actually take 10 minutes to execute… … Continue reading Don’t just stand there… Start Acting or Reacting!
I still remember a small chat I’ve had with one bright young man on my team a while back, we were discussing the impact of data and change on the course of business, it was more about decisions than it was about the science of data and the example I’ve share with him at that time was simple: When you go to have a shower, … Continue reading Have a clear vision and take easy steps to get there
Whatever you are doing right now, step out of it, sit down and read this… You will need it! After a long time researching personal and corporate productivity, on what would be the right process to make things right, what are the tools and the tips to have a both effective & efficient use of time and resources to accomplish your tasks, I have came … Continue reading That one Important Step that Kills your Productivity…
One of my favorite and most probably one of the first stories I heard when I was a kid at school, was the story of the Ant and the Cricket, the cricket that was singing all summer while the Ant was working, and when the winter arrived, the cricket paid the price while the ant ripped off the benefit of hard work. The summary of the story … Continue reading Be like the Ant: Never give up, look ahead, stay positive and do all you can!
I can’t think of any inspirational / successful person who started on a perfect scale, where everything was in order and things came easy… Unless you are born, the son of royalties or so; You just need to make a living for yourself just like the rest of us. Now although I know that success is not an easy think to make, it takes really hard … Continue reading Mediocrity is the enemy of success