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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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Make it your own.

My wife and I are doing a renovation project on our kitchen.  So many lessons of this home project are applicable to my work projects.  Having a vision of the outcome is critical, of course.  Here is another.  To make

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Productivity Podcast

Here is a link to an archived version of the conversation I had last Friday with Sam Liebowitz of the Conscious Consultant Hour radio show. It hits on some of the topics I wrote about last week, including clearing our

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Clearing your mental RAM

One of my key take-aways from the David Allen Getting Things Done materials (which are the main source my foundational understanding of productivity and self-management) is that it is a waste of Psychic RAM when I have the same thoughts

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Supermoon –

OK this is a stretch topic but here goes. This weekend will be the 2013 Supermoon.  The moon will be the closest to us it will be for all of the year.  It will appear huge.  The image at right

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You’re either on the bus or off the bus

Kind of like the Yoda quote ‘do or do not there is no try’ or like ‘you can’t be a little pregnant’. That doesn’t mean we are stuck where we are and can never change.  Grace Slick sings in the

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Using Your Brain for a Change

Credit for today’s post title goes to a great book of the same title by NLP pioneer Richard Bandler.  Here’s a link to Amazon.  I get nothing for the referral.  Check it out because it’s good. So we left off

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Blazing new Frontiers

I was thinking this morning about how I admire people who light out on their own and build something new.  That doesn’t have to be inventing the geodesic dome (but I did watch a YouTube video on Buckminster Fuller).  It could be

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People will Come!

People will most definitely come. You put your dream out there! You trust it even when there are naysayers and bill collectors. Prepare your inner intention, line up your outer action and people will come! I have been seeing this

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Day Seven – Chakras and Productivity

The Seventh Chakra, called Sahasrara, is the 1,000 petal lotus at the crown of the head.  This is the area of true inspiration and purpose.  Some would call it our connection to the divine.  Maybe Plato would have called it

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