Work expands to fill the time available for its completion. This old chestnut is called Parkinson’s Law. On slack days we get less done because there is less deadline pressure. We simply allow ourselves to dawdle.
Often we confuse success with the amount of stuff it brings. Material possessions are really an encumbrance that hold us back from attaining true happiness. Freedom is an empty box. It’s full of possibilities, yet has no mass. The next time you think about over scheduling yourself, or committing to too many activities because you [...]
Failure to plan is planning to fail. Far too many startups fail because they don’t define their mission until its too late. One of my biggest startup mistakes was fleshing out goals with my co-founder more than a year after we had been working together. As ridiculous as this sounds, I’m sure I’m not the only [...]
Email is the lifeblood of any online business. But it has equal power to strangle you. Mastering email is one of the easiest ways to be more productive entrepreneur and to carve out time to spend with family, friends, and other living creatures. Productivity trainer Jason Womack shares three great tips for making email the productivity [...]