Posts tagged with “planning”

Personal Retrospective: Q1 2019

Staying Motivated

I set goals at the beginning of 2019. This is a check in to see how I’m doing, what I should keep up, and what I should change to make sure I get where I want to go.

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Yak Shaving: On Doing the Work Before the Work

Yak shaving, meta-work, and why they might just be the most important part of making meaningful progress.

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2018 in Review: How I’m Structuring Goals to Make 2019 My Best Year Yet

Goals only matter if they’re measured. I’m learning from last year and setting measurable goals to make 2019 my best year yet.

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2017 Retrospective: What went right? What could have gone better? How will I improve going forward?

For many of us, 2017 was a pretty rough year. In this post, I’ll take a look at my 2017 experience, and how I’ll use that information to improve my 2018.

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How I’m Looking at My Past to Improve My Future

We all look at the past sometimes and think about what went wrong. Here’s a simple exercise to make sure reflecting on our past is building a better future.

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Why Can’t I Stay Consistent?

How can we make sure the things we care about most still get done, even when things get busy? Willpower isn’t enough; we need a routine to keep us on track.

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Why Your Great Idea Is Doomed (and How to Save It)

Ideas change the world — or so we think. But even the best ideas are utterly worthless if they can’t live through The Slog. Unfortunately, most ideas don’t.

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Get More Done Faster: Scheduling for Maximum Productivity

Our jobs require us to work on many types of tasks across multiple styles of thinking. Here’s how to hack your schedule to get it all done faster.

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How to Use Airbnb Like a Pro: Save Money & Avoid Surprises

With a couple simple tricks, you can find the perfect place for long stays on Airbnb: one that feels like home and probably costs a lot less than you think.

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Travel Essentials: How to Set Up a Mobile Phone Abroad

If you’re traveling outside your home country for an extended period, you’ll need to set up a mobile phone. Fortunately, it’s not hard. (Or expensive.)

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