One Old-Tech Secret for High Achievers

Why Paper Plus Evernote Beats Pure Digital for Taking Notes

Everyone knows I geek out when it comes to new technology. But sometimes old tech is the best tech, and that goes for taking notes.

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Last fall information guru Clay Shirky banned the use of laptops and other digital devices in his NYU classroom. It remains a controversial move. Not only students, but even other professors have criticized him.

Not me. I think Shirky’s onto something.

How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast S03E01]

Welcome to Season 3, Episode 1 of the This Is Your Life podcast. In this first episode of the season Michele Cushatt and I discuss how to make sure the urgent doesn’t crowd out the important.

Season 3, Episode 01: How You Can Better Control Your Time [Podcast]

The truth is that when it comes to how you spend your time, you have a choice. You can either live in proactive mode, according to a plan you’ve developed or you can live in reactive mode, according to the demands of others.

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START: Schedule The Action Required Today. -Michael Hyatt

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"If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" -John Wooden

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You have more power than you think. You don't have to be suck in a rut. If you are intentional, you can build the habits necessary to accomplish your goals. -Michael Hyatt

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%22Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.%22 -Paul J. Meyer

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Excessive planning can become a fancy way to procrastinate. Just do the next right thing. -Michael Hyatt

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What gets scheduled is what gets done. -Michael Hyatt

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“Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax.” –Mark Black

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"When our physical energy slumps, so does the quality of our decisions." -Michael Hyatt

From my post, When You’re Just Too Tired to Make the Right Call.

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Everyone I know who regularly naps says the same thing; naps are a secret productivity weapon. -Michael Hyatt

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