Reflection: The Art of Talking to The Self

“Of course, I talk to myself. Sometimes I need expert advice.” — Unknown I read the quote above somewhere and it stuck to me. Clearly one of the best people to take advice from is ourselves – which we often avoid. Most of you by now must have known I extensively use ‘Freewriting‘ as a […]

Great Posts from Mark Forster-Round 1

I like his genius, his simplicity and direct message. I’ve made an effort to read and cull-out as much of lessons from Mark Forster post – hopefully to apply in my life. Here is my first round of posts by Mark Forster that I think are great. Clear Goals or Goals that bring clarity? Top 10 […]

Sustainable Productivity: Analogy from Energy Sector

If you’ve been reading my blog, you must now understood that I’m obsessed, or may be simply curious, about the idea of productivity. I’m inventing a concept here: Sustainable productivity – not in it’s generic definition, but particularly in the field of personal management. It is something in my mind and that is keeping coming often. […]

How Millionaire’s Schedule their Day: 1-Page Planner from Brendon Burchard

I recently learnt about this amazing 1-page Planner from Brendon Burchard. An internet celebrity, youtube coach, Brendon, as part of his mission for facilitating ‘High Performance’ also talks about productivity. You can download the 1-page template here. I tried it out. Here are the results. The Daily List (Priorities) ensures focus Categorizing work under ‘3 […]

Alternative to the Overrated Eisenhower Matrix

Recently there is quite a number of writing on Stephen Covey’s 4 Quandrant system, inspired by Eisenhower Matrix. Mark Forster despises the prioritization tasks based on importance. His argument is you cannot analytically focus upon a task. Because you need the buy-in from your emotional brain/ intuitive mind as well. There is yet another lesser […]