How to Eliminate What Is Not Essential

2017-04-10T15:14:57-04:00By |Delegation and Elimination|

To paraphrase Leo Babauta in the Power of Less, simplicity boils down to two things: Identify the essential Eliminate the rest Seems pretty simple (pun intended), right? [su_youtube url="" width="360" height="280"] But in reality- it can be a little tougher! It takes focus to identify what really is essential, and follow-through to eliminate the rest. I've been working on implementing this principle for about 4 months now with varying [...]

Prevent Email Interruptions in 3 Easy Steps

2016-12-07T20:00:23-05:00By |AWE, Checklists & Systems, Distractions and Procrastination, Prioritizing, Uncategorized|

Does your email program have a default setting to check for new emails every 5 minutes? If so, you could be interrupted by email 96 times in the average work day. 96 times!!! Does this sound familiar? You start writing a training manual and the little mail icon slides across the bottom of your screen. You minimize the manual, jump over to your inbox, [...]

Amazing 3 Step System to Reduce Distractions – Part 2

2016-12-07T20:01:23-05:00By |Distractions and Procrastination|

Awareness * Work * Evaluation How often do you start a project only to be pulled away by people needing your attention? Earlier, I recommended following a 3 Step System to reduce distractions: Step 1 – Awareness (what distracts you and when), Step 2 – Work (how can you adjust your environment), and Step 3 – Evaluation (what is working, what isn’t). How did you do? If [...]

Amazing 3 Step System to Reduce Distractions

2015-12-22T08:20:52-05:00By |AWE, Distractions and Procrastination|

You CAN Control Your Distractions! How often do you start a project only to be pulled away by people needing your attention? Or, you are in the middle of a task and the phone rings? Or, one minute you are researching a new sales technique on the computer – and the next you are looking online at the latest fashions for spring? Anything that [...]

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