Archives for February 2011

Sometimes You Don’t Need Motivation

Lately, I've been thinking about some projects I've been procrastinating on. Overall, I'm a pretty motivated guy, but I don't apply motivational techniques to everything in my life that needs to get done; to everything that I'm procrastinating on.  Why? Because I know that if I do, it will only be a quick fix and the project will end up right back in my lap again, only to then have to deal with it at a later time. Even if I get it done, it won't address the core issue behind my … [Read more...]

Poll: Which area of your life would you most like to improve over the next year?

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How To Say “No”

I was fresh out of high school and ready to take on life. The world seemed extra bright and teeming with people, places and things to do...too many things to do. I've always tried to be a dependable person, but I learned that when people can count on you, they're more likely to ask for favors. While I enjoy helping people when they're in need, this can also become a burden, if not handled thoughtfully. Knowing that I was someone people turned to when they didn't feel they had anyone else they … [Read more...]