This simple exercise is powerful because it encourages us to learn and grow, instead of becoming frustrated or beating ourselves up over setbacks.
There is certainly a time and place for backup plans. But not when it comes to big life goals!
Success starts in the mind. It cannot be manufactured through procedures. First we must know where we want to go. Then we must seek effective ways to get there.
Chances are, you are way farther ahead than you think. The next time you feel discouraged at your progress, use the simple 5x5 method to motivate yourself.
If you have time, don't wait for time. Timing is everything. Which philosophy is right? Or is there truth in both?
SMART goals are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound. Sounds pretty safe, doesn't it? And that's exactly why SMART goals aren't so smart.
Mind maps are easy to create and use, making them a good choice for those who don't enjoy lengthy planning processes.
Productivity is about more than "getting things done." It's about getting the right things done, the things that matter most.
Here's a system that you can use to build your own method of managing time based on cognitive stack theory.
Practice according to what knowledge you have. This will be the way to know more.—Jonathan Edwards