I have a hard time saying “no.” Perhaps you do, too. I think it is more common than we think, especially for those who are empathetic or nurturing. Here are five reasons why we must get better.
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I don’t have to go to the doctor very often. But when I do go, I notice they follow the same routine. It only takes a few minutes, but they start by checking my weight, pulse, blood pressure, and other vitals. The idea is to get a quick read on my overall health. Getting a […]
We usually take our workplaces for granted, don’t we? But skyscrapers are colossal achievements. Architects must design them with variables like winds, earthquakes, communication, traffic, and the surrounding environment in mind. It’s impossible to imagine building one without architectural plans. But here’s the thing: The lives of everyone working inside those towers are infinitely more […]
Instead of posting a new episode of my podcast today, I want to encourage you to listen to Andy Stanley’s recent podcast series, Breathing Room. I just finished listening to it yesterday and knew I had to share it with you. Do you ever feel like you can’t catch your breath? Do you run from […]
Almost everyone has some important project they can’t seem to get to. Maybe it’s starting a blog, writing a book, or launching a new business initiative. You just can’t seem to find the time to tackle it. Whenever I speak on the topic of Platform, the first question I always get in the Q&A is […]
When I speak publicly, I often ask how many people believe in the power of written goals. Every hand shoots up. Yet when I ask how many of them have written goals for this year, very few hands go up. This always surprises me, given the fact most people know intuitively (and research has proved) […]
Productivity is not an end itself. In this guest post by Bill Zipp, he shares how greater productivity can make possible what matters most.
We all do it. We put off that dreaded task for five more minutes, then for another hour, until it doesn’t get done at all. Guest poster Allen Schowengerdt shares five tips for nipping procrastination in the bud.
The more successful you become, the more other people will demand of your time. In order to stay focused on what matters most, you must limit your accessibility. Here’s how.
The last five weeks have been incredibly busy for me. Honestly, it has been overwhelming. Here are the seven steps I am taking to regain some margin.
We’ve all heard it: “Leadership begins at home.” But how do you make that practical. In this guest post, Pastor Dave Stone suggests three ways.
I seem to be always living in the future. I’m either planning my next big project or worried about how it’s will turn out. But all I really have is now. This moment is a gift. Maybe that’s why it’s called “the present.”