Do you INO?

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Many of you are "idea" people who: often think of different ways to approach a problem. like to do things "ideally." care about quality. feel a bit dissatisfied with most results. Your pursuit of excellence is a huge asset when pursuing your most important time investments as Cal Newport so eloquently describes in his post about remarkability. But when you take a high-quality, idealistic approach to everything from selecting toothpaste to composing a… Continue reading


How to Delegate Without Being a Dictator

Recently my friend Lindsey Pollak came out with a new book called Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders. Since she's an expert on Millennial generation career and workplace issues, much of the advice is related… Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

At the start of each day, I review my dream for the world... and I thought I would share it with you because it will help you to understand Why I do what I do. Here it goes: "I dream of… Continue reading


#5 Have More Fun

Have time for the activities you really enjoy--but haven’t had time to do--like spending time with friends and family, being outside, organizing your house, and being creative. Continue reading


#4 Be Healthier

Enjoy more time to sleep, exercise, and just to slow down and get perspective on life without feeling guilty for taking time for yourself. Experience a greater sense of calm and peace of mind that you’re doing the right things… Continue reading


#3 Get More Done

Instead of shutting down because you think, “I have too much to do so I should do nothing,” or working non-stop in a desperate attempt to “dig out,” learn how to be realistic about what you can actually do--and when--so… Continue reading


#2 Feel Good

Instead of getting angry at yourself or others and then feeling consumed by guilt and shame, you’ll be more gentle with yourself and learn how to be compassionate and forgiving toward yourself and others. This gives you the freedom to… Continue reading