In a couple of posts we wrote about having or creating ‘bigger’ goals, like the Big Five for Life, or yearly goals.
We get a lot of questions about creating those bigger goals: how big should those goals be? What kind should they be? Am I covering all the right categories? It is not the beginning of a new year, why should I bother now? We’ll adress these questions in this article. Lees verder
We’ve really hit a nerve with these blogposts about goals! Even though it is midyear now, it still is top of mind. Glad to know this!
The questions we got were about the specific planners you need in order to set goals. We’ll write about that in a next article. We also had some comments about having goals. Let’s talk about that first.
Goals vs being happy
Some people have a problem with goals. When you have goals, they say, you are not happy in the moment. You’re only happy when you’ve reached the goal. Having a goal stresses people out, it burdens them with a certain load. Lees verder
Wow! We got some great reactions on our last blogpost “The three biggest mistakes in planning“. Most reactions were about the difficulty of having/setting yearly goals. And also about the sentence “This goal MUST be satisfied for the year to be considered a success.” Let us explain about longterm goals. Lees verder
One of the first steps in being productive is planning your activities by keeping a list of the things you want to accomplish. Having such a list will immediately rise your productivity. However, the list is just the start to get to a proper planning. There are 3 mistakes people make when planning from a list. Lees verder
To be productive you can set goals to reach your full potential. One method to reach your goals is to share your goals with others. They will hold you accountable for reaching the goals you set for yourself earlier. Lees verder
When you’re not productive, getting some exercise is the last thing you think about:
most of us associate it with many negative connotations such as pain, sweat and exhaustion. We don’t like to spend hours in a gym and we certainly hate to force ourselves into monotonous activities like jogging or treadmill workouts. Exercise makes you tired is the perception, so how can it help you to be more productive? Lees verder
Recently, a client asked “What is the most important question you can ask yourself to have a higher level of productivity?” The answer is simple: By asking yourself: CANI. This acronym (or mnemonic) stands for Constant And Never-ending Improvement.
Being productive is all about preparation. It is of course best of you do this at the beginning of the day, so early in the morning. Prepare for the day ahead helps you to set everything in motion: your mind and your body, ready to take on the task at hand. Lees verder
The phrase ‘the early bird catches the worm’ is very well known. Although we shiver by the thought of having a worm for breakfast (yuck!), we definitely acknowledge that the phrase’s meaning is positive. Lees verder
In Europe Daylight Saving Time (or DST) begins in the last weekend of March and lasts till the last weekend of October. During summer months the clock is adjusted one hour forward.
Most areas of North America and Europe observe DST, while most areas of Africa and Asia do not. South America is mixed, some countries observe DST, others don’t.
Start and end dates vary with location. Lees verder