Could you go without computers for a week? Not me…

I will start out by saying that I will not try this experiment! No way. No how.

Stever Robbins’ recent tweet that he went a week without his cell phone or computer is mind blowing for me…There is no way that I could do this without removing myself from my job, house, life…I recall about 2 1/2 years ago I went 2 weeks without any access to a computer while on a trip to Tofino. Continue reading “Could you go without computers for a week? Not me…”

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How do you beat Procrastination?

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Yesterday I mentioned that I got to Step 3 of Stever Robbin’s book ‘9 Steps to Work Less and Do More’. How did I do it? Well, I read Step 2. lol. It is all about procrastination.  Much like looking at my projects with GTD, Stever suggests breaking up larger projects that you are procrastinating on into smaller chunks. He calls them using ‘Baby Chunks’. He is quite funny. lol. You should read his book 😉 Continue reading “How do you beat Procrastination?”

Is Technology your Good Witch or Bad Witch?

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I have a project I need to finish. Not because I really have to, but because I said I would to someone I never met. Many months ago I got an email from Stever Robbins’ assistant/publisher/helper to ask if I’d be interested in reviewing his upcoming book, ‘9 Steps to Work Less and Do More‘. I said sure! Send me a copy of the book and I’ll review it on my blog…The irony of commiting to reviewing the book is that I need the time to read the book, rarely read paper books as I’m a computer gunkie, and can’t seem to get to the task, and I don’t have the time management tools available to me to Work Less and Do More…Yet. Continue reading “Is Technology your Good Witch or Bad Witch?”

Easily distracted? Having trouble getting motivated? Go silent! | The Daily Post at WordPress.com

Yes, and yes. lol. I have a lot on my plate nowadays to be honest. By the time I have the kid(s) in bed it is approaching 9pm and my fiancee and I open up the laptops and attempt to zone out for a couple of hours before bed.

However, the internet is a major distraction. I check my email, start up a chat with someone, catch up on all my Twitter feeds, Google Reader, laugh at some stupid video on Youtube. Like this one…Pretty much the best video ever made…I laugh my ass off everytime.

See, I got distracted again. Spent 10 minutes over at Youtube…And I still haven’t done my daily blog post!

Sometimes I need a bit of either a kick in the ass, or a fresh idea to get me back on track.
I have wrote before about Getting Things Done(GTD), and I have also been merging some of the key concepts of Stever Robbin’s book 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More. But…

How do I write more?

My luck! A fresh idea posted over at WordPress.com about a Twitter/Facebook group called Silent Writers. They host a Twitter meeting every Tuesday evening at 9PM EST & PST to help motivate and share ideas around writing more, getting over writer’s block, and generally help you feel like you aren’t necessarily alone in your lonely writer’s world. lol.

I signed up to see what it’s like…See you there?

Here is the post that got my attention…
Easily distracted? Having trouble getting motivated? Go silent! | The Daily Post at WordPress.com.

Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

I have been looking forward to reviewing the upcoming book by Stever Robbins. He is a motivational speaker that is coming out with a new book tomorrow. I will be reviewing it shortly(once it shows up in the mail…haha). I am always a sucker for books. In fact, reading books is a bit of a Zen thing for me.

What better way to be calm and get motivated, than read a book about working less and doing more? How does it tie in with GTD? I am interested to find out…

Here is a link to the site with plenty of material. Videos, articles, reviews,etc…

Get-It-Done Guy’s 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More book by Stever Robbins Social Media News Release.

I will be providing my review soon…