Self-Mastery

What Successful People Eat For Breakfast

Entrepreneur - March 4, 2013

While a cup of caffeine-filled coffee and a sugar-packed muffin might have you buzzing with energy in the early morning hours, it will have you desperately reaching for your second cup of coffee by mid-morning. Here's what... Read »

How To Be Mindful In An ‘Unmanageable’ World

CEO.com - February 27, 2013

"I believe this is a very special moment in history, a kind of perfect storm. There is a growing recognition — to borrow language from AA — that our world has become unmanageable." Those words have been reverberating in... Read »

This Is Your Brain On Smartphone

Fortune - February 21, 2013

The biggest casualty of everyone being so connected is productivity. No one is getting much done at the office. A few ways you can maintain a healthy brain at work. Read »

It’s Your Right To Have Joy At Work

HBR - February 12, 2013

As a professional, you have a responsibility to use your talents wisely — and a right to enjoy yourself while doing so. But many people fail to meet that responsibility, and they don't claim their right to take pleasure in... Read »

Avoid The Envy Trap

CEO.com - February 5, 2013

We were sitting around a table, talking about someone we all know, who is very successful in our field. Instinctively, I started in. "He's incredibly full of himself," I said. "And kind of a phony." One of my colleagues, a... Read »

Stop Focusing On Your Performance

CEO.com - January 25, 2013

The night before our wedding, Eleanor and I stood awkwardly in the center of a large room, surrounded by our family and our closest friends. There was no particular reason to be uncomfortable; this was just a rehearsal.... Read »

8 Simple Steps To Extreme Personal Productivity

Inc. - January 14, 2013

How to turn an ordinary workday into an incredibly productive day - no programs, expensive tools, or fancy apps required. Read »

10 Steps To Taking Back Your Life

CEO.com - January 11, 2013

You’re smart, hard-working and good at what you do, but the truth is you also too often feel your life is just a relentless set of demands you have to meet, and too rarely a source of satisfaction. You long to feel more in... Read »

How To Set Goals That Will Keep You Focused

Fast Company - January 2, 2013

Goals aren't just a to-do list. When you set them properly, goals can motivate you to be more productive and give you a greater sense of purpose. Read »

New Year’s Resolution Tips For Busy People

Entrepreneur - January 2, 2013

Lasting change is going come down to two concepts: Focus and Iteration. Read »

10 Resolutions The Most Successful People Make

Forbes - December 31, 2012

This time of year is a great time to start making—and keeping—business resolutions. Study successful people long enough and you start to pick up on the resolutions they seem to consistently make. Read »

The 5 Best Productivity Articles We Read This Year

CEO.com - December 26, 2012

1. 15 Time Wasters Successful People Avoid (Infographic) “Time can be invested, leveraged or wasted.” Successful people have 24 hours in a day, just like everyone else. Unfortunately, lost time per day comes out to... Read »

3 Quick And Easy Ways To Quiet Your Mind

HBR - December 24, 2012

Here are three specific, quick and easy ways to build purposeful break time into your day. Read »

Two Questions To Ask Yourself Every Morning

LinkedIn - December 18, 2012

#1 Are you proud of the choices you are making at work? #2 Are you proud of the choices you are making at home? Read »

5 Easy Things That Will Noticeably Improve Your Life

Forbes - December 18, 2012

While external factors have their place, the only true way to improve yourself is to start at the source: you. Read »