I'll be real honest with you... I struggle with horizontal surfaces. In my house they are magnets for junk mail, bills, receipts, bags, boxes, dirty dishes, and the ever present loose change. Among all these loose items is an expanding layer of dust that comes from Mars or … [Read more...] about Cleaning The House Seemed Impossible. This Finally Worked.
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My friend Will is an amazing musician. He can hear music and write it down, while differentiating between the most subtle of notes. He also has the uncanny ability to listen to a lecture and have almost total recall of the information. The interesting thing is, ask Will a … [Read more...] about A Simple Way to Improve Your Networking
I'll admit it. I'm a natural born introvert. Parties, mixers, and networking events are not the most comfortable places for me. Add to that, I'm also a kinesthetic learner, which simply means I'm a hands on guy. Unfortunately, kinesthetic people tend to look down when asked a … [Read more...] about Three Secrets To Network Like a Pro
It was my first speech at the professional organization I had just joined. Held on the 10th floor of a high rise building in San Diego, I was fearful of the business oriented crowd that I faced. The Master of Ceremonies introduced me, and then called me up to the front of the … [Read more...] about Toastmasters Scared The Fear Right Out of Me
I'm a big fan of timeboxing. You set aside a time period, turn off distractions, set a timer, and do one thing during that period. It's simple and it works wonders for getting things done. For years I've touted the benefits of either 48 minutes or 50 minutes as this time element. … [Read more...] about The 50 Minute Solution: Live Longer & Get More Done