Continue reading “Self-Care Essential Practices”
When we neglect our own needs and fail to take care of ourselves, we risk burnout, decreased productivity, and compromised overall well-being. When we invest time and effort in self-care essential practices, we can maintain a healthier and more fulfilling life in the long run.
Continue reading “The Purpose+Action Partnership”
There is a connection between our purpose and our actions. If we are to achieve our purpose, we must not only take action but we must take right action. Otherwise we are apt to end up in the wrong place and the wrong time.
Continue reading “Do The Right Things Right”
Both the clock and the compass are important to managing our time and our lives. You must first use the compass to be sure you’re heading in the right direction. Let your compass tell you what truly matters. Then the clock can help your efficiency in doing the right things right.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Waypower Brings Excelerated Movement”
Hope has three components: A goal to make your future better than the present, the belief that you have the power to make it so, and multiple pathways to achieve that brighter future. “Waypower thinking” enhances your belief in your ability to generate multiple routes to reach your goal. This is a key to Excelerated Movement™.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “What’s Important Now?”
Excelerated Productivity™ involves improving efficiency AND effectiveness, not only getting more things done but getting more of the important things done. It requires the realization and acceptance that we can’t do everything – even the important stuff – so we must concentrate and focus on the highest priority tasks.TheExceleratedLife.com
Continue reading “Turn Good Intentions Into Action”
Good intentions are necessary to point you in the right direction. But good intentions by themselves get you nowhere. You’re at the starting line — what are you going to do now? Action triumphs over good intentions every time.TheExceleratedLife.com
“Yard by yard it’s hard but inch by inch it’s a cinch.” Small actions made consistently over time add up to big achievements.
A Lesson From The Ants
As a boy, I became fascinated by ants. I read everything about them I could get my hands on. One thing I learned from my reading was how to construct an ant farm and how to capture the workers and the queen from an existing nest. I used this knowledge to build several ant farms using quart jars.
When I was about 9 or 10, I made my first farm. I flooded the nest, captured the queen and some of the workers and carefully put them in the jar full of dirt. I covered the jar with black construction paper to keep out the light. And I waited. Continue reading “The Little Things ARE The Big Things”
“If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” ~ Yogi Berra
“We’ll eventually get somewhere.”
Imagine you are embarking on a cruise. You’ve spent months thinking about, planning and preparing for the trip. Your imagination is dancing with thoughts about the places you’ll go, the people you’ll meet, and the things you will see. You are ready for this adventure and ready to go.
As you settle into your stateroom, the captain’s voice comes over the intercom. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your captain speaking. We are minutes away from leaving port. We have a beautiful destination in mind but we don’t have any idea how to get there. So we’re going to get started and see what happens. We’ll eventually land somewhere and I know you can’t wait to see where we end up.”
What do you think of your cruise now? Continue reading “Your Personal Goal Achievement Plan”
“You often see people who appear to be busy all day long but seem to accomplish very little. This is almost always because they are busy working on tasks that are of low value while they are procrastinating on the one or two activities that could make a real difference to their companies and to their careers.” ~ Brian Tracy
You Can’t Do It All
You have more to do than you can get done. The pace of life is increasing and the demands on your time and energy are growing. Reports to write. E-mails to respond to. Groceries to buy. An exercise regimen to follow. Clients to call. Dishes to wash. Books to read. Children to care for. Phone calls to return. Customer complaints to address. A spouse to spend time with. Oh, and selfies to upload and Facebook posts to like and comment on. Continue reading “5 Ways To Get More Done”