Some Helpful Truths

A lot of the time, I write about specific techniques you can apply to increase your productivity and success. But this time, I want to focus on some important recognitions that I’d like you to incorporate into your everyday work and life,

Read more

Be Better with People

As I’ve written many times before, one necessity for increasing your productivity and success is the ability to work well with people. Your performance often depends on their performance in more ways than I care to count. So it’s always appropriate to

Read more

End-of-life Regrets

Life is not a science experiment. You can’t run multiple trials and see which options and alternatives turn out best. In other words, you only go around once in life, which is why it’s important to think hard about the best choices

Read more

Avoid the Jerks

The advice is out there, and it’s well worth following: Avoid the jerks in both your work and your life. There are many reasons this makes sense. Chief among them, in my view and unfortunate experience, is that dealing with a jerk

Read more

It’s Better to Be Lucky

How often have you heard people say: “It’s better to be lucky than to be [something]…” take your choice of: smart, rich, good, or whatever. It’s a popular phrase precisely because there’s actually some truth to it. Luck plays a bigger role

Read more

Be More Likeable

All else being equal, people prefer to work with, help, and follow people they like. Aside from all the other positives, that’s enough of a reason for you to try improving your likeability. Here are some relevant factors to work on: Avoid

Read more

Translate ›