Checklists. One of my number one tools. They're so useful and I use them pretty much everywhere and for everything.
The main reason, for me, behind the power of the simple checklist is that when you write it down, it makes a commitment from you to do that thing.
Using checklists can take your from uncertainty to clarity. It might sound like hyperbole but they can even save lives! That's right. I read about a surgeon who uses checklists to make sure that the operations, especially...
I want to start by telling you about a story involving my son. We were actually in California and he wanted to buy some new trainers.
So, my view is that he gets a pair that are fit for purpose and that will last him. It turns out that buying trainers for teenage boys is as hard as buying for teenage girls!
We went to lots of different stores and he tried on any number of pairs of trainers, but nothing seemed to fit properly. He really wanted a particular brand of shoe and so the one...
Procrastination - the action of delaying or postponing something.
Why are we letting procrastination win? We only get one life and we spend so much time talking ourselves out of doing things. We need to embrace life and get past procrastination.
So, how can we get around it? First of all, be aware that you are procrastinating in the first place. You need to be able to recognize when you're procrastinating if you're going to beat it.
How can we cure it or deal with it? I...
Many people want to achieve things in their life, but what is the point in having a dream about achieving something, if you don't have a plan to get there.
I've been working on my health and fitness for a while but recently I took my foot of the pedal a bit. When I look at my journal record, it's blank! I haven't planned anything so it's no wonder that I've let things go a bit.
You may have a dream but you need a plan if you want to achieve that dream.
If you think about where you are...
Sometimes making a decision can be the hardest thing in the world. You’ve done the research, you have identified some choices, you know what your gut feeling says, yet you remain stuck. Stuck in a place where you are unable to make a decision and move forward.
It is a horrible place to be when you are stuck.
I know, I’ve been there many, many times.
I want to share with you the things that I have discovered in 40+ years of decision making.
How to make decisions efficiently: