I recently re-did my home office to make it better for my health, productivity, and convenience for content creation. In this video, we go “behind the scenes” on my office, computer and audio/visual setup.
If you only had 30 minutes per day to spend on your blog and online business, what things can you spend your time on which would actually move the needle?
How do you balance out working from home and your family life? How do you keep distractions down? Here’s what I have found REALLY helps…
What if we could make every day as productive as the day before we leave on a vacation?
How do you decide which project or idea to work on first? What should you be spending your time on right now, given all that you have to do? This post gives a simple, numerical system to rank your to-do’s and determine what to do next.
In this video, I continue on the subject of my last video. In this one, I talk about focus mapping. This is a simple exercise that I do every single morning before getting to work. It guides me on the tasks I do that day, and most importantly… it helps me weed out the ones which are a waste of my time (or that I shouldn’t be doing). In this video, we go right to my screen and I’ll show you exactly how it works.
At the beginning of the year, I implemented a new productivity tool into my daily workflow. This isn’t a software based tool. And, as you can probably tell from the screenshot, it is actually just a simple black notebook. What do I do with this notebook which has provided a HUGE sense of focus to my daily schedule? Watch and find out.
There are 3 things that are absolutely the most common constraints to people working on building their online business. Here’s how to avoid them.
Starting an online business can seem pretty hard… especially if you have one of these 6 common dangerous habits. The first step is to know what they are…
In this episode, I share my thoughts on expanding your “sphere of influence”. It is the idea of being able to spend time on those other things…. AND your business at the same time.
A collection of 101 specific productivity hacks that I have learned over my 23 years as an online entrepreneur working from home.
So, I wanted a whiteboard. A big one to go into my new office. But, I didn’t want to get a second mortgage to afford it. I arrived at a solution. For less than 10% of the cost of a comparably sized whiteboard pre-built, I got the job done.
This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving (at least here in the U.S.). For many, it is just a day to relax and abuse ourselves nutritionally. Others, however, remember the meaning of the day. It is…
A day to express thankfulness and gratitude for the people and things in our lives. It is a great concept, of course, but it has a problem… it is only one day. I strongly believe that one of the core fundamentals of true success is a routine and heartfelt expression of gratitude. It shouldn’t be just one day…. it should be a daily habit.
How can you actually apply the idea of minimalism in the real world? Is it practical to throw out all your stuff? Of course not.
How do you start writing faster? How do you speed up your content creation? Here are 8 (sometimes counter-intuitive) tips.