Monthly Archives: June 2008

Personal development

The Art of Balancing Your Attitude

Personal development can be confusing. One moment we’re told to think big, set goals and take action towards creating the future we desire. The next, we are told to live in the now and be thankful for what we have. … Continue reading

The Branch Method

Beyond GTD: How to Keep Productivity Simple

I first learned about David Allen’s famous productivity system, Getting Things Done, several years ago. It’s an excellent book, building off a simple idea: the less you need to rely on memory, the easier it is to become productive. Since … Continue reading

Blogging

Is Truthiness Holding Back Your Blog?

When it comes to blogging, there are endless decisions to be made. How you approach these decisions can be the difference between the success and failure of your blog (of course these words “success” and “failure” will have different definitions … Continue reading

Useful Things

20 Useful Things You Can Accomplish In 15 Minutes

Life is made up of nothing more than a series of moments. If you can find some way to pull 15 extra minutes out of a hat, you’d better at least use them wisely. Where will you find these moments, and when you find them, how will you use them? Continue reading

Resolve Conflicts

How to Resolve Conflicts in Your Relationships

Every relationship in our life – friendships, family, romantic and professional – can potentially be destroyed by conflict. The solution is not to ignore the conflict or keep moving around hoping to find a set of perfect people. We need … Continue reading

Enthusiasm

How to Focus Your Enthusiasm

I recently had a conversation with a reader over the 30 Day Trial method. The idea, made popular by Steve Pavlina, is that you stay focused on one change for thirty days. After that, it becomes a habit and no … Continue reading