Category: Productivity

What do the most successful people do at work?

My next ebook, on What the Most Successful People Do at Work, will be out next Tuesday (see Amazon and BN.com to pre-order; it will also be available for Apple devices and as an audio book). This short book was probably my favorite of the trilogy to write (for more on the trilogy, please click here). It was also the most difficult. I faced two challenges, which are… read more »

A saver learns to spend (guest post)

(Laura’s note: I’m on the road this week and will be bringing you a few guest posts on my favorite time and money themes. Today’s comes from Anne Bogel, better known online as Modern Mrs. Darcy. Please go visit her blog!) by Anne Bogel I once heard there are two kinds of people: Spenders and Savers. I’ve always been smug about my status as a b… read more »

Thursday thoughts

Over at Twitter yesterday, I posted this thought: “If you don’t want to do anything on your to-do list, maybe you need a different to-do list.” I confess that I’ve been feeling that way a few days lately myself. Maybe it’s the sudden onset of spring here, which has turned my yard, in one week, from a few tentative shoots to a tota… read more »

Building a better to-do list

(Laura’s note: I’m taking a vacation from blogging this week, and I’m re-posting a few pieces from the archives that you may have missed the first time around. I hope you enjoy them!) Everyone has her own particular productivity rituals. That’s why I’m somewhat averse to preaching mine, as if it is the One True Path. Different people… read more »

Productivity for spontaneous sorts

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been doing time makeovers for a number of readers. Last week, we looked at Lisa Lane, who’d taken on a second job during tax season. Today’s subject is Jamaal Myles. He’s a project manager at a large IT company. He’s starting a company on the side, likes to work out, is married, and is a leader of a church congregation. He ha… read more »