Archive for June, 2016

Priority Matrix Strategy

It’s hard to know if all of the work you do at home or at work has an impact. But of course you already know that without a plan, you‘ll just flail and work on whatever somebody else decides is important.

This means you need to lay out a framework for what activities will advance you toward your goals. This quadrant framework has been used many times in the past by David Allen (GTD), Dwight D. Eisenhower and dozens of other productivity gurus. My take on it is a slight variation because it includes a feedback loop which makes the whole thing more effective because it’s self-correcting. Read On…

Intermittent Fasting Changed My Life

I used to be overweight.  As recently as 4 years ago, I weighed 90 lbs more than I do now.  I didn’t even realize how much extra weight I had added since high school.  In July of 2010, I joined an office “Biggest Loser” competition and completely dominated it, dropping 65 lbs over 6 months and winning $250.  How did I accomplish such a feat?  Fasting.  Today, I’m going to show you that despite many common misconceptions that fasting is an effective, healthy & sustainable means of weight management.

Read On…

Get Paid for Simple Surveys

I like quality apps. I have over 100 on my phone and I am ruthless about which ones are allowed to take up space on my phone. I’m likewise always keeping an eye open for another new app that does something for me that I didn’t have before.

I have quite a few that I use monthly, weekly and tons that I use daily.

I also love paying for apps that are useful to me. Here’s why: Read On…

Public Speaking Success with Toastmasters

Public speaking. Just the phrase can strike fear into millions of people around the world. I know that when I was in high school, many people avoided the Communications class like the plague because of all of the required speeches involved.

If only somebody had told me.

Public speaking would become and is a key skill in life. It’s not just important for people who might “speak publicly”, but it’s also important for people who talk to anyone, whether it be meetings, discussions or any opportunity to try and convey information verbally.

I wish I would’ve known back then that I might as well sack up and learn how to talk, how to command a room and do it confidently. If only. Read On…