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Taking control of your career requires taking control of your life.

Your career is as much about your life outside of work as it is about what you do from 8 to 5.  Money, health, relationships…it all impacts how effectively you manage your career.  331 more words


Pres. Eisenhower's Gift to Managers

If there is one thing General Dwight Eisenhower learned during his military career it was this simple fact: the only person responsible for getting the job done, no matter what that job may be, is  290 more words

How to be tidy

What more could a man ask for from his wife on his birthday than a book entitled ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying’? If you are like me, very little. 346 more words


Paperless means a repeating reminder

Federico Viticci, in his review of the new version of Scanbot over at macstories.net, says:

The idea of pairing a scanner app with a task manager is seemingly unnecessary, but, after trying it, I think it makes perfect sense.

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Get Outside!

I have been incredibly fortunate to live in areas surrounded by nature. Growing up in Wisconsin, I would shoot mice by the creek during the winter, pick strawberries in the spring, and collect bird eggs for our collection during the summer. 310 more words

Life Perspective

Take the "Sticky Note" Approach to Goal Setting!

Sometimes I wonder how we all survived before sticky notes. They come in handy, don’t they, for jotting down all those things we want to remember to do? 308 more words

Life Skills


Here’s my latest podcast – this one on the subject of mindset. A quick 5-minute summary of some of the research around this and how it can affect / constrain / direct our decisions and behaviour (and the decisions and behaviour of the people we lead.) 16 more words