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How to Focus on Reading in 5 Steps

Read more and retain more by learning to stay focused on your reading.

It used to be that RSS reading was a service that only “early adopters” used. Granted, there still aren’t many average casual users who know about this business of RSS, but those who do understand the power behind it. I figured I should make a guide of some sort on how to pick an RSS… Read more

Because today is Friday (well Saturday now, but close enough), I thought I’d post an interesting video to mix things up a bit.  This video is of a girl who took a picture of herself everyday for 3 years and made a movie out of it. Talk about consistency, patience and always focusing on her… Read more

Ok, so posting has been a wee bit lighter than I had hoped, but for a good reason. I’ve been attending an all-day leadership summit yesterday and today. Don’t worry though, on Monday I’ll have some of the best talks for you. So far, it’s been outstanding. This afternoon is going to be really interesting,… Read more

Idea dumping is a lot like brainstorming. (I happen to be an expert on idea dumping because I just made the term up 5 minutes ago.). Brainstorming to me is more of a process where you have a problem, and you try and find a solution to it, with the end goal in mind. It’s… Read more

I decided to add my post on not checking your email first or last thing to Reddit almost exactly 24 hours ago. Since then, I’ve had the honor of being on the Reddit frontpage for all but one of those blissful hours, and has just recently been knocked from the frontpage. I have recieved huge… Read more

It seems like whenever I sit down to do a task that requires brainstorming and planning (like writing a blog post), it’s a lot harder to stay focused. Maybe that’s just the ‘ol ADHD kickin’ in, but I’m guessing I’m not the only one out there who has a hard time when it comes to… Read more

I used to have this routine where I would check my email, go to bed, wake up, eat breakfast, and check my email again. I used to believe that this was the way to do things; by making sure I didn’t miss anything throughout the night. I figured that if I wanted to be productive… Read more

Ok, I know this is hard to imagine but it can be done, even without cold water, slaps to the face or the world’s strongest coffee. You can even wake up refreshed and quickly, without needing your snooze button. You may even finding yourself waking up without an alarm. You want to know the best… Read more

To Do or Else has a great blog post with 3 steps to saving more time with RSS. It’s a fairly simple post if you’re familiar with RSS, but the key thing that I got out of the article was incorporating the 80/20 principle (also known as the Pareto principle) into organizing your rss feeds.… Read more

There’s a great post on how GTD relates to internet marketing at Basically, Ian lays out 2 case studies of business trying to market their their products online. The major difference between the companies: action. It’s not how big you start. It doesn’t necessarily matter whether you hire an agency, either. What matters is… Read more

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