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What Makes a Great Day? 21 Signals.

21-Point Great Day Checklist. Take some and add your own! 1. You felt energetic and strong 2. You loved someone and had a chance to show or express it somehow 3. Someone loved you and was able to show it

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CEO of Me: Board of Directors Strategies

A question came up at a recent workshop about how to engage one's Board of Directors.  It led to a good discussion, which now prompts this note. I think that it is at the CEO of Me's discretion as to

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Timebug Year Wheel: Welcome to December 2013

Welcome to December 2013, a unique 31-day period that will come and go only once.  It is a privilege to be alive to experience this month, and hopefully, we all (7 Billion on Planet Earth) will make the most of

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Timebug Movie Wisdom: In Time

In Time starring Justin Timberlake has some profound scenes that elicit deeper thinking about how we value our time.  By using time as currency, we see how seriously people take their time.  I found this short clip to be thought

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The Concept of Home Base: 7 Steps to Inter-Day Productivity

We all need some kind of home base, a place to take refuge, where we feel safe.  Home base is where we can gather our thoughts, assess what has happened, and regroup.  For some it’s their office, and others, it’s

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The Timebug Method: 10 Steps to Getting Things Done

  1.  First, we need to get centered.  Take a few minutes to find yourself, however you do that.  I like to put my hand on my heart, take a few deep breathes and get grounded.   2.  Start with

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Quality vs. Quantity (of Time)

It is hard to be objective about the quality of our time, while quantity is more concrete. Even quantity of time can be tricky, because we’re not always present (mentally and emotionally) where we are. That said, it important to

Posted in Energy Management, Quality Time, Time Management

Multi-Tiered Goal Setting

I am a strong proponent of multi-tiered goal setting.  Set three bars – (MLA) “minimum level of achievement”, (HLA) “high level of achievement” and “BHAG level”.  BHAG = Big Hairy Audacious Goals”.  For example, say that you currently earn around

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Parallel Processing: Finish (2012) Strong & Plan Ahead (for 2013)

Welcome to December 2012!  From today, we have 31 days or 8.5% of the year remaining, to make of it what we may.  Whether you intend to spend more time with your family, boost your performance at work, learn a

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How the Successes and Failures of Others Impact You

To what degree do the goals and aspirations of those who are close to you impact your life?  For example, let’s say you and your best friend get together to create New Year’s Resolutions for 2013.  At the end of

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