Have you heard of Jack Nevison’s research on the “Rule of Fifty”? In his studies on professionals and their productivity, Nevison found that working over 50 hours in a week actually reduced productivity. In fact, 50 hours on the job only equated to about 37 hours of high-quality work. Burning the candle at both ends […]
3 Keys to Crafting Your Ideal Week to Win Back Your Time
Your Ideal Week is a football field. On Monday, you’re starting at your own goal line. As the week progresses, you’re throwing screens and crossers, running the ball in chunks and moving down the field, crossing midfield on Wednesday with your eyes set on the end zone—the weekend. If you look at the Ideal Week […]
4 Strategies to Help Your Team Be More Productive
Here are 4 practical strategies that can help your employees achieve a better work-life balance.
Take Back Control of Your Schedule
By intentionally planning out your activities using an Ideal Week template, you can regain control of your time and increase your productivity.
Everybody Wants It, but Nobody Seems to Get Any
I know what you’re thinking, but I’m talking about margin—breathing room, think time, downtime, those moments we all desperately need really stay effective and enjoy the things that matter most. But the truth is we seem to be getting less and less of it. Not only are prices racing while wages slow, but we’re working […]
How to Create More Margin in Your Life
The last five weeks have been incredibly busy for me. Honestly, it has been overwhelming. Here are the seven steps I am taking to regain some margin.