Tag Archives: Productivity


Fight Autopilot

Have you ever felt like you were on autopilot?  Maybe, you wake up in the morning and move right into your ‘routine.’  You shower, eat, brush your teeth, go to work, come home, eat, and go to bed?  Or, some other variation?  Human beings seem to be slaves to their habits.  We eat the same […]

Create your Art

Create Your Art

“Absorb what is useful.  Discard what is not.  Add what is uniquely your own.”  Bruce Lee One of the key themes in my life can be found in my practice of Brazilian Jiu JitsuThe heart of this theme can be derived from the quote from Bruce Lee above.  That theme is that we create our […]

Tree blocking path

Getting Back On Track

THE SET UP I rang in 2016 with an enormous amount of excitement and positive expectations about the future.  I created a kick ass plan for my year and goals in every category of my life.  I even created a quarterly goal tracker and because I am a geek (yep, I am and I love […]

Change the way you think

Enjoy the things you hate to do

What do you do if you need to do an activity regularly in order to achieve one of your goals?  What if you do not like to do that activity?  It can be real drag to force yourself to do things that you don’t want to do day after day, over and over again.  More […]

Beat those resolutions

2016 New Year’s Resolutions, Part II

I hope that you have read 2016 New Year’s Resolutions, Part I and found it useful!  Do you have a plan yet on how to keep those resolutions?  If not, that’s ok!  Read below for some more ideas.  And if you do, that is also great!  You should still take a look below to see […]

No More Procrastination

Understand Why You Procrastinate

I am a recovering procrastinator.  I wrote recently that about the role of identity in procrastination but today I would like to talk about how that identity forms and how it relates to something called the 6 Human Needs.  You are not predestined to be a procrastinator regardless of whether your parents were procrastinators or […]