Agile Results for 2016

Agile Results is the personal productivity system for high-performance. Agile Results is a “whole person” approach to personal productivity. It combines proven practices for mind, body, and emotions. It helps you realize your potential the agile way.  Best of all, it helps you make the most of what you’ve got to achieve higher levels of…

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Productivity Power Magazine

"Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before." — Franz Kafka One of my experiments over the weekend was to do a fast roundup of my productivity articles. Here it is — Productivity Power Magazine: Productivity Power Magazine I wanted to create a profound knowledge base of principles, patterns,…

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How To Stay Motivated for 2016 with a Vision Board

"Big thinking precedes great achievement." — Wilferd Peterson The way to stay motivated for 2016 is to begin with your end in mind. Keep in mind that your end in mind is dynamic, and it will change as you change, but it’s still a great place to start. A simple way to visualize your end…

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Prime Your Mind for 2016

“Chance favors the prepared mind.” — Louis Pasteur The future is either created or destroyed by the decisions we make and the actions we take. It’s 2016 and change is in the air. For some people, this time of year is their favorite. It’s a time of year filled with hope, possibility, and dreams.  For…

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Agile Results for Year-End Reflection

If you use Agile Results, from Getting Results the Agile Way, as your productivity system, you already know that the key to the system is using The Rule of Three: Three Wins for Your Day Three Wins for Your Week Three Wins for Your Month Three Wins for Your Year This helps you prioritize outcomes…

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How To Defeat Procrastination

“I never put off till tomorrow what I can possibly do – the day after.” ― Oscar Wilde Procrastination is a silent killer of hopes, dreams, and aspirations.  It’s one of those quiet energy vampires that people don’t always notice, sucking the life force out. Procrastination is a sense of urgency’s polar opposite.  And we…

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10 Personal Productivity Tools from Agile Results

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.“ — Lao Tzu The best productivity tools are the ones you actually use and get results. I’ll share some quick personal productivity tools from Agile Results, introduced in the book, Getting Results the Agile Way. Agile Results is a Personal Results System for work and life, and…

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Your New Technical Skills

One of the struggles a developer faces when moving up the ladder is how to keep their technical skills. If they are used to being a high-performing, individual contributor, and a technical go-to resource, this is especially challenging. Why? Because the job is different, now. It’s no longer about how awesome your developer skills are. …

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Teach the World Your Skills in a Mobile-First, Cloud-First World

“Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.”  — Gustave Flaubert An important aspect of personal effectiveness and career development is learning business skills for a technology-centric world. I know a lot of developers figuring out how to share their expertise in a mobile-first, cloud-first…

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Personal Effectiveness Toolbox

“Private Victory precedes Public Victory. Algebra comes before calculus.” – Stephen Covey At last.  It’s here.  It’s my Personal Effectiveness Toolbox: Personal Effectiveness Toolbox It’s the real deal.  This is my hand-picked collection of principles, patterns, practices, and tools to help you make the most of what you’ve got. My Personal Effectiveness Toolbox is a…

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