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How is your idea generation routine generating ideas?

Are you on the path to make your best better? If you are, in fact, how far along are you in that process? If you’re starting, or halfway there, or thinking you’ve made it…try this out: Findout a blank piece of paper, get a pen, and set a timer for 15 minutes. Yeah, just 15.

The purpose of purpose

Question: What’s your own “So that…”? You know, the reason you do it all…your own raison d’être…your purpose. Everything I’m writing, all the articles I’m reading, even when I’m on my mountain bike in the Los Padres National Forest above my house…it’s on my mind! Chapter 7 of “Your Best Just Got Better” is all

Terry Moore: How to tie your shoes | Video on TED.com

Terry Moore: How to tie your shoes Video on TED.com Ok folks, honesty time… I would not have thought I’d be so enthralled by a less-than-3-minute video from a guy demonstrating to me the empirical fact that, for 30-some-odd years, I have been tying my shoes wrong! And, yet, he did prove it to me. (And

Are you waiting until you have time

…to think? Ok, here is one I hear quite a bit. “Jason, I’m going to get to that __________ (fill in the blank) when I have time.” If you’re still reading this post, reach over to your desk, pull out your Moleskine, or simply tell the person sitting next to you what you’re waiting for time

Do You Debate? Journey and Destination (like Peanut Butter and Jelly – or Chocolate!)

Recently, a student at Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, in Montgomery, AL sent me an email asking about balancing the “journey” with the “destinations.” He shared that he’s got a lot to juggle, and he’s always thinking about working on the “right things.” Do you relate to that feeling inside of being REALLY BUSY,

Get Momentum these three ways and improve your life

Change Your Perspective… …change your life! “How are you?” a colleague asks.  “So busy,” you reply.  Does this sound like a typical day in the office? Also, it’s the #1 reason we co-founded the GET MOMENTUM Leadership Academy in 2012 and wrote our book by the same title in 2016. Your routines can be valuable when they streamline your

What influences YOUR productivity?

What do you think influences your productivity the most? Your work environment? Your technologies and tools? Your co workers? Watch the video below, and you’ll see me talk about the three things I have seen positively AND negatively influence people’s productivity…in life, and at work. Click the link below for a video all about this

¿Cuánto Puedes Lograr En El 1% De Tu Día?

¿Estás lo suficientemente consciente de cómo manejas tu tiempo, y de cuánto tiempo tienes EN REALIDAD? Un día tiene solo 1440 minutos, y esto podría no ser suficiente cuando intentas hacer más sin prestar atención a cómo utilizas este recurso limitado Cuando le pregunto a mis clientes en qué momento comienzan a planificar su día,

Things to do to reflect more clearly (today’s list)

When you end something (a meeting, a day at the office, a week-long off-site retreat, attending a conference) there is incredible value to pressing the “pause” button and reflecting on how everything went along the way. Today’s list is something I’ve used for a long time know to gain perspective, manage my time and practice

La Libertad de los Límites: Por Qué y Cómo Trazar Una Línea Alrededor de tu Día Laboral

¿Qué pensamientos genera en ti la palabra ‘límite’? A menudo asociamos este concepto con aquello que no podemos hacer, con las limitaciones, pero no nos damos cuenta de que los límites en realidad son herramientas poderosas que facilitan que muchas cosas en nuestra sociedad funciones de manera adecuada. Todas las actividades – tanto personales como