Productivity

Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 4 – Do Not Say “I Can’t”

We say it everyday without giving it a second thought. The term "I can't" isn't inherently bad, but when we say it often enough it leads to two things; 1) It limits what we believe we are capable of achieving and 2) It immediately stops the creative process in its tracks. For today, whenever you… Continue reading Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 4 – Do Not Say “I Can’t”

Productivity

Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 2 – Do Not Work More to Fix Overwhelm

When we don't prioritize, everything seems urgent and important. We've all been in that situation where we seemingly have 12 important tasks come across our desks all at once. It is an overwhelming feeling and our natural reaction is to work harder, faster, and longer if necessary. This increases stress, requires more of our energy,… Continue reading Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 2 – Do Not Work More to Fix Overwhelm

Productivity

Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 1 – Stop Checking Email Constantly

Up until last week I used to dedicate an entire screen on my desk to outlook so that I could see exactly when an email came in. I would immediately drop what I was working on at the moment and read / respond to the new email, possibly start working on something related to the… Continue reading Not-To-Do List Challenge – Day 1 – Stop Checking Email Constantly

Productivity

The Not-To-Do List Challenge

Recently I came across an article by author and professional life hacker Tim Ferris where he talks about focusing on a not-to-do list. In his blog post (read it by clicking HERE) he says "Not-to-do lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance. The reason is simple: what you don't do determines… Continue reading The Not-To-Do List Challenge

Financial wellness

Introducing Financial Wellness Wednesdays

The hustle and bustle of New York causes many different kinds of stresses, but the single biggest is by far money related stress. Not just in New York, but nationwide over 62% of Americans report their number one stress being finance related. I can not stress enough how important I think it is to save… Continue reading Introducing Financial Wellness Wednesdays