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About BenTejes

Co-Founder and CEO of Ascend, a platform to help people experience debt and financial freedom. I am a writer on the Ascend and SBTC blog where I share in-depth articles, such as working with Midland and Portfolio Recovery. Commonly asked topics include: Chapter 7, Debt Management and Chapter 13. In my free time, I like to go on adventures with my wife and two young daughters.

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5 Habits that Productive People Do Before Bedtime

Do your evenings tend to slip by too quickly? If you want to maximize and become productive in the last hours of your day without burning yourself out, then choose to view your evening as the launch pad of your … Continue reading

Proactive tips to be productive

Proactiveness: The Glue to Achieving Productivity

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank Proactiveness in your Personality Proactiveness is easier defined than practiced. By definition, being proactive is taking initiative regardless of requirements. A … Continue reading

5 Surprising Things Productive People Give Up

Being productive is not just about taking up a set of new traits and habits although that is important. It is equally about reflecting on your current habits. You will see whether there is anything holding you back from being … Continue reading

6 Less Obvious Tips to Increase Your Productivity

The Productivity Problem “I just don’t have the time.”        “There are too many things to do each day.”                      “I feel overwhelmed.” Welcome to the 21st Century where opportunities abound and time seems to evaporate. Depending on your situation, your … Continue reading

8 Ways A Highly Productive Person’s Weekend is Different

“Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much can be done if we are always doing.”  Thomas Jefferson  Why does it seem that … Continue reading

Prioritization: How Productive People Get Things Done

My wife and I recently traveled to Zion National Park where I witnessed a cairn (pictured above) on the trail. Cairns are used as trail markers around the globe to help you realize that you are on the right path. … Continue reading