A client recently wanted to problem-solve for working four days a week — but when she started explaining the problem, it wasn’t about the load of her days or how many days […]
Using Focus Blocks To Boost Your Team’s Capacity
If you’ve been overwhelmed by trying to figure out how much capacity your team has, and whether they’re focused on what matters most, here’s my take: looking at project lists or time […]
Strategies For Thriving In A Remote Workplace With ADD & ADHD
Learning earlier this year that I had Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) changed a lot for me. I finally realized that I was not a “bad worker” or didn’t have a “work ethic”. […]
Is the Scope of Your World Too Big?
I ran across a few lines from Co-Active Leadership* that have been working through my soul for the last few weeks. In Co-Active Leadership, responsibility has two important parts: Being response-able: able […]
Momentum Has Launched on Product Hunt!
Momentum helps people who need a tool that helps them focus on what matters most. Now we’re launching Momentum on Product Hunt.
10 Reasons You’re Procrastinating Right Now
Knowing what needs to be done is only part of the fuel that helps us move a project to finished. That doesn’t take into account all the underlying obstacles (many of our […]
How a Timer Helps You Practice Better Boundaries
If you’re anything like me, you have trouble keeping up with the day as it flies by in front of you. You wake up, scroll through your phone for 20 minutes while […]
An Introduction to Productivity at Productive Flourishing
As you might guess by our name, we know a thing or two about productivity. So much so that we have tons and tons of resources about productivity, planning, time management, and […]
How to Push Through a Plateau
Picture this: You’re on a hike, gradually going up and up and up… and it’s getting hard. Sweat is dripping down your back, your hamstrings are on fire, and you already wish […]
November 2021 Planning Tips: Get Into the Habit of Holiday Self Care
Ready or not, here it comes; the holiday season is once again upon us! Unfortunately, the season centered around good tidings of comfort and joy can often feel like quite the opposite. […]
Do You Have Trouble Moving Projects Forward?
While it may seem like working on several projects in parallel is a good way to keep things going, we’re often better off to move fewer projects further than juggling more for […]
How Leaving Social Media and Taking Control of My Content Improved My Business… and My Life
This is a guest post by Jamie Teasdale. I wanted to do it in 2017. I even wrote about my disillusionment with social media and the luster wearing off back then, but […]
Do You Resist Projects That Are Easy?
A lot of people struggle not because they can’t imagine how what they’re struggling with could be easy, but because they’re uncomfortable with it being easy. So I ask: what’s wrong with […]
3 Ways to Deal with Your Crisco Watermelons
Most collaborative projects start out simple enough but somehow can end up getting slipperier and more chaotic as time goes on. Here are 3 things that you can keep in mind when […]
How to Be Consistent in Your Business in an Unpredictable World
This is a guest post from Sarah K. Peck of Startup Parent. “You’ve got to be consistent!” rave many productivity experts. “You won’t be successful unless you’re consistent.” So much of the […]
37 Universal Verbs to Use for Your To-Do Lists
A common trip-up when people are making their to-do lists is that they’re either not using verbs in front of action items or the verbs aren’t working for them. In an earlier […]
What To Do When You Feel Resistance Set In
We, humans, love to give ourselves a hard time. We learn to ignore our intuition, even when we feel our stomachs drop or our shoulders tense up. We think that we need […]
Chasing the Squirrel: How I Stay Productive with ADHD
When I was diagnosed with ADHD, I decided to understand what that means for me. How does my brain function with ADHD? I’ve always been pretty productive, which is the opposite of […]