Are You Ready to Join the Productivity Revolution?

8 Experts Reveal Game-Changing Insights from the New Science of Productivity

The way we’re doing productivity isn’t working. I hear stories and regrets that confirm it whenever I talk with entrepreneurs, executives, and other busy leaders. The old methods are no match for all the interruptions and distractions of today’s environment. Thankfully, there’s a new, emerging science of productivity—and you’re invited to listen to eight of […]

Dial Back the Crazy by Spring Cleaning Your Calendar

4 Steps to Reclaim Your Schedule Today

It’s that time of year, right? Spring cleaning. It’s an annual tradition that goes back forever. And most of us get a piece of the action. Seven in ten Americans participate every year. I’ve seen dozens of spring cleaning checklists, tips, and shortcuts. But there’s one thing most of these lists miss, and it’s usually […]

The Power of the Minimum Effective Dose

It’s easy for me to overdo things. I know, shocker. What can I say? I like getting things done. But the problem is that when I overdo, I underperform. For people driven to achieve, it’s a common trap. Even if we pare things down to the essentials, we can plow so deep into those that […]

The Myth of Fun, Fast, and Easy (and Why It Keeps You from Getting the Results You Want)

The Myth of Fun, Fast, and Easy

Starting things is simple. It’s progress that’s hard. Nothing makes that truth come alive like looking back on your week and seeing what didn’t get finished. When we begin a project there’s all kinds of enthusiasm. We’re energized by that surge of excitement that comes from novelty and our own creativity. But that surge is […]

Why You Should Flush 90% of Your To-Do List Down the Toilet

Are You an Essentialist?

It’s easy to confuse abundance with blessing, especially in our work life. But sometimes abundance is just another word for burden. And it’s crucial for our success and satisfaction that we learn to spot the difference. More opportunities cross my desk every day than I can manage, and I bet it’s the same for you—even […]