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The tools are not the practice

I love gadgets and gear.  I love leather notebooks, specialized note pads and calendars.  I love aluminum and matte black metal and every form of iThing ever conceived. I took my first really impactful time management course in 1988.  Part

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Google Journal and 100DS

I found the above and was intrigued.  Run yourself through the slide show.  I am not sure I agree with the methodology, but I am going to challenge myself to try it out and report on my experience here on

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Constant dripping wears off a stone – Ken Matsuzaki I just read a short piece in the current New Yorker Magazine about Tokyo resident and Cardozo Law School grad Ken Matsuzaki.  He finally passed the NYS Bar exam after taking it

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Quote of the Day

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. – the Dalai Lama Action follows thought.  Remember my earlier posts about vectors and influence.  Our vision is the guidance system for our actions. But it’s not

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Day 5 – Chakras and Productivity

Today we move to the fifth Chakra called Vishuddha.  Located in the area of the throat and also incorporating the neck, jaws and ears this Chakra as you might guess is the center of communication.  Let’s take a quick minute to

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If at first you don’t succeed….you fail

So what! No platitudes. Failure feels bad. Success feels good. But stasis feels numb, a false comfort. No question which feeling I want more of. But which do I want less of? Comfortably numb is not a good place to

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