The Exponential Results Formula

It’s time for another take.  Here it is: The Exponential Results Formula I made a mistake when I first named it.  I called it, The Way of Success (sort of Bruce Lee style.) While it certainly is the way of success, it really is more of a specific technique for getting exponential results. I grew…

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Lifehacker on 30 Days of Getting Results

Lifehacker is hot.   Just when I forgot about how hot it is, I noticed that I got 31,000 page views in a day for 30 Days of Getting Results.com I got curious what the buzz was about.   It turns out that Melanie Pinola of Lifehacker, wrote an announcement: This 30 Day Program Teaches You to…

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Back to School Special on Getting Results the Agile Way

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” — Mahatma Gandhi It’s back to school time.  To help students get the edge, Getting Results the Agile Way is available for free on the Kindle for a limited time: Getting Results the Agile Way: A Personal Results System…

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Clear My Email

I have a long history of keeping an empty email inbox.  More than a decade.  Not because I don’t get lots of email.  I do.   And, I send lots, too.  That’s how I stay connected around the world, and it’s part of my daily job. By lots, I mean a few hundred directly to me…

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Interview with Canada’s National Newspaper on Agile Results and Timeboxing

I did an interview with Harvey Schachter on Agile Results and timeboxing (from my book on mastering productivity and time management, Getting Results the Agile Way.)   Harvey is a freelance writer, who writes three columns a week for The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national newspaper, on management and workplace issues. The Monday column is about…

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Proven Practices for Improving Focus

It’s time to share some hard-core skills for improving your focus and directing attention: Proven Practices for Improving Focus It’s a hard core set of more than 60 proven practices for improving focus. It also includes 8 things that work against our focus, and 10 strategies that shape our ability to focus at the macro…

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Daniel Cook on 8 Laws of Productivity

Daniel Cook has a great PDF on the 8 Laws of Productivity.  The subtitle is “8 Productivity Experiments You Don’t Need to Repeat.” It’s the synthesis of Dan’s learnings and research over the years on how to create more productive teams. Right up front, Dan defines productivity as work accomplished, minus work required to fix…

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Free Time Management Skills Guide

30 Days of Getting Results is a hard-core time management course.    It’s a 30 Day Sprint with a lesson each day, but you can go at your own pace.   For example, I every now and then I scan through it in about 20 minutes to remind myself of the best time management skills to work…

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Time Management Books

I put together a comprehensive Time Management Books list.  It’s a serious roundup of the best time management books you can find.  It’s a long list, and it’s meant to save you time in multiple ways, and on multiple levels. I organized the time management books into multiple categories for fast scanning, slicing, and dicing:…

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If You’re Afraid of Your To-Do List, It’s Not Working

If you’re afraid to look at your To-Do list, it’s not working.  Your To-Do list should inspire you. One of the things that happens a lot with To-Do lists is they can get overwhelming.  It’s easy to pile on more things.  Eventually, you’re afraid to even look at your To-Do list.   What once started out…

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