We take time for granted. Many people “kill time” on a daily basis. Yet when it comes to doing things we claim we want to do, we could never “find the time” necessary to do them. Why do we waste so much time? Time is our most valuable resource. We can NEVER make up for … Continue reading The Most Important Choice You’ll Ever Have to Make
Psycho-Cybernetics was THE BOOK TO READ in the 70's. My parents had a copy and I remember my friend's parents having copies in their homes. I didn't read it then and when I was finally REALLY interested in reading it, my mom could not find our copy. I eventually bought a copy on-line for my … Continue reading The Crime We Inflict Upon Ourselves
In my column today I want to look at how we work through the lens of productivity and that of procrastination. While procrastinators are well aware that this habit is working against them, those of us who are busy all the time and seemingly productive may not see their way of working as working against … Continue reading How You Work may be Working Against You
But it's difficult to get going when you're mentally constipated. This is how I finally described my dreaded lurgy. Last week was a week where I was ON THE MOVE - in EVERY sense of that phrase. HA! I had things to do, people to see, lots going on and very little time within which … Continue reading Funny Thing About Paychecks: They Generally Only Come When You’ve Completed Something
You know you’re in trouble when you wear your habit of procrastinating like a badge – “I don’t know...it’s just who I am...I am a procrastinator.” You go on to further explain “I just LOVE the adrenaline rush of a deadline fast approaching. I spend two sleepless nights and I get the task done – … Continue reading Is Your Procrastination Habit at a Crisis Point?
You’ve heard it before - “Find something that you love to do and you’ll never work a day in your life.” For many this is neither practical nor possible. Their thoughts comprise the following: There are only so many people in the world and only so many “good jobs” out there. Additionally there are MANY … Continue reading Does the Thought of Retirement Help us or Harm us?
Today I was certain which came first. First I had the egg and then a couple of hours later - pain reared its head - searing blinding pain. I didn't know if I was going or coming. Every time I thought "OK, it's over" a new wave of pain ensued. Of course when I set … Continue reading Expected Pain vs. Unwelcome Pain
Henry David Thoreau urged us to go confidently in the direction of our dreams and live the life we've imagined. Yet we slip so easily into procrastination, like our favorite pair of pyjamas...[ahhhhhh sweet] and it prevents us from putting forth the necessary effort and work needed to be done to channel our goal from … Continue reading Procrastination…how we die to our true selves daily
Are you a procrastinator? While we may not wish to label ourselves as procrastinators – we have all procrastinated over one thing or the other at different times in our lives. In fact in most of our cases, not a day goes by where we don’t say, “I know I should be doing “it” but … Continue reading Procrastination is the thief of profit