Temper Your Passion

One of my problems with the whole “Hollywood Syndrome” is the celebrities’ blatant promotion of the “follow your passion” concept. “Follow your passion” sounds inspiring, but it’s likely to lead you along a path that’s overcrowded with others following the same passion.

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More Soft Skills for Success

As I’ve written before, you need more than “hard” – job specific – skills to raise your level of productivity and success. You also need “soft” skills, like the Emotional Control, Decision-Making, and Communication skills I wrote about here. People have asked

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Tips on Self-Management

Working as you are toward greater productivity and success, it’s important that you make the most of all the resources available. What you may not realize, however, is that one of your primary resources is you. Accordingly, self-management is a critical skill

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Time for Strategy

As you may know, I’ve been thinking and writing a great deal about specific techniques and methods to be more productive and successful. And that’s all good. But it’s not enough. Most often, the largest contributor to productivity and success is sensible

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Building a Time Mosaic

Most time management and productivity advice centers around working more effectively and prioritizing your most important tasks, projects, and goals. I agree with all of that, as I have written in my book: How to Organize Your Work and Your Life. The

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