Editor's note: This is a guest post by Danielle LaSusa PhD. It was hopeless. I was a fraud, an imposter. And I had the evidence all around me. Like, literally. I was sitting in it — slumped on the floor, encircled by a dozen, splayed open, unread books. Pages of black typeset stared up at me. … [Read more...] about Do You Need to Set a Timer to Solve Your Work Problem?
The free planners for February are now available on the Free Planners page! The shortest month of the year can sometimes feel like the longest. The excitement of the holidays is long gone, and the anticipation of longer days and warmer temps (for us in the Northern Hemisphere and, particularly … [Read more...] about The Free Planners for February 2019 Are Available from Productive Flourishing
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jacquette M. Timmons. We are almost four weeks into the new year. This is the time of the year that tends to bring about a renewed energy, excitement, and sense of self-empowerment. These are otherwise known as a few of the key ingredients needed to bring … [Read more...] about How to See Tedium as Valuable
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Mike Ambassador Bruny. There is an interesting dynamic that can exist between leaders and those they lead. Many employees complain about their leaders, and many leaders complain about their employees. Having been in both roles and received training in … [Read more...] about How Empathy Can Build Better Workplace Relationships
Recently, one of our big fans of the Digital Momentum Planner Pack, Chris Why, emailed me after buying and receiving his new hardback Momentum Planner. He wanted to know what added-value the hardback planner would give him over the digital ones he already uses. I so appreciated his question. It … [Read more...] about 6 Ways the Hardback Momentum Planner Can Improve Your Productivity
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Jenn Labin. A year ago, I shared the process my family uses for our weekly scrum. I described how scrum changed the way we communicate and how our productivity improved. I also noted how important it is to examine your process and iterate or evolve as … [Read more...] about New Year, New You: Do You Need to Refine Your Family Scrum?
The free planners for January are now available on the Free Planners page! Take a deep breath... and then let go everything you held on to in 2018. The start of a new year no doubt allows us the space to begin again. You may even feel uncertain about what to begin, if anything, and that’s okay. … [Read more...] about The Free Planners for January 2019 Are Available from Productive Flourishing
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Yvonne Ator, MD, MPH. “Oh shoot! The power’s out!” Shame washed over me as I realized what had happened. My electricity had been disconnected because I didn’t pay the power bill. It was yet another reminder that “I don’t have my iSht together,” as the … [Read more...] about 10 Easy Ways to Keep Going When You’re F.L.A.T.
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Jeffrey Davis. Many of us get caught in a productivity paradox. On one hand, we wish for that proverbial extra hour in a day that allegedly would let us accomplish everything on our to-do list. On the other hand, if we do actually take time off for ourselves … [Read more...] about 4 Steps to Take Better Breaks That Will Make You More Productive
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Chris O'Byrne. Building a personal brand is one of the best ways to build your business. Most people think that building a brand is best accomplished by publishing content such as video, audio, photos, and text via social media. Between Facebook, Instagram, … [Read more...] about Why You Should Write a Book (or Booklet) to Build Your Brand and Your Business
The free planners for December are now available on the Free Planners page! Riddle me this: where does the time go? The end of the year is ripe with reflection, and I hope that you can look back on your year with feelings of accomplishment, of lessons learned, and of refreshed dreams for the … [Read more...] about The Free Planners for December 2018 Are Available from Productive Flourishing
Editor's Note: This is a guest post by Molly Gordon. As I grappled with this post’s theme for the dozenth time, I found myself writing, “Who doesn’t wasn’t to be optimally productive?” I realized a lot of us might say, “Me!”—with a caveat. We want optimal productivity if it won’t impinge on … [Read more...] about You Were Designed for Optimum Productivity
Editor's note: This is a guest post by Kerra L. Bolton. I have become increasingly reluctant to increase my brand visibility on and offline. In a world where anyone with a phone can say anything without impunity, sharing my perspective via thoughtful op-ed pieces and writing articles like this … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Support Yourself When You’re Marketing in a Hostile World