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Time-Blocking During A Coronavirus Crisis

Time-Blocking During A Coronavirus Crisis

Time-blocking is one of the most effective time-management practices, even during the coronavirus crisis. Time-blocking helps you: Prioritize activity Grow your time awareness Keep your mind focused on the current task Say "no" to activities you don't have time to...

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Take Advantage of This Time

Nothing frustrates me more than seeing people shrink from adversity. This moment is a test! What will you do now? Quitting should not be an option. Throughout human history, we've seen worse. This will be hard. We will struggle. We will overcome this. Do not quit on...

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I Prefer Sunday Planning with Define My Day

I Prefer Sunday Planning with Define My Day

I find that I'm more clear headed on Sundays. Maybe it's the relaxed nature of the day. Whatever the reason, I've found that my monthly and weekly planning goes best sometime late Sunday afternoon. I don't wait until Sunday night to plan my week. That's always been a...

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Sometimes We Need to Break the Routine

Sometimes We Need to Break the Routine

  I'm always a little amazed every time I learn something new through using the Define My Day planner. This process is ever-evolving for me. We are never the same person from day-to-day. Always changing and finding something new, so the process is always changing...

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Our Small Business Story

Our Small Business Story

Have you heard this one before? I was... ...approaching 40. ... miserable. ...on the verge of divorce. ...never home to see my kids. ...overworked, stressed, and unhealthy. How Define My Day Started On the surface, things looked good. I owned a successful IT business,...

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Define My Weekend?

Define My Weekend?

I'd be a total liar if I said that I used Define My Day every weekend. I don't. But… my weekends are better when I do. Over the past few years, I've found that when I stick to my routine, I feel better throughout the day. It's always a struggle to maintain my...

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People Create Their Own Problems

People Create Their Own Problems

Over a twenty four hour period this weekend, I came in contact with two very different men. The first person I met is living a life most people would dream of. Money, fame, family, and a sense of purposeful giving that made all his hard work worthwhile. He has faults...

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Our 9/11 Request…

There has been a meme going around about missing Sept 12th. That was a day we were all Americans united by tragedy. Motivated by pain we came together to fight a common enemy and help those suffering. Then, that motivation faded as it always does and we find ourselves...

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Keep Using Weak Words

Keep Using Weak Words

A few years back, I was having an informal coffee with, by all accounts, a very successful man. He had built a local car dealership empire and had now passed it along to his children. It's an inspiring story of hard work, self-discipline, and personal growth. As we...

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