The Myth of the Superhero


We learn that a hero’s life is only complete after victory. The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory. But is that what happens in real life?

Why You Should Do Nothing


Our bodies, and even nature, tells us that rest matters. Yet we force our way through it. We use caffeine to help us wake up. Then we use sedatives to help us wind down… Does this describe you?

Stop Procrastinating & Start Collaborating With These Apps

Clipping, pinning, saving — you have a ton of text and graphic information at your fingertips, so how are you using it to benefit your business? Quit simply distracting yourself, and check out these 4 excellent apps for saving and organizing.

Multi-Tasking Does Not Work (and Why)


Multi-tasking is phenomenal… for computers. For your brain, on the other hand… not so much.

How To Stop Losing Time & Money In Your Content Marketing


Amy Harrison’s 4 crucial steps to take BEFORE you choose your content marketing tools — saving you minutes and dollars in the process!

The Micro-CEO's Planning Toolkit

Productive Flourishing Planners

An excellent selection of planning and task-management tools for your strategic long view — and your everyday nitty-gritty.

What's In Your Pick-Me-Up Folder?

Kirsten Simmons - Personalized Productivity

A Pick-Me-Up folder is a folder you keep on your computer desktop, filled with things that make you happy. Pictures of adorable puppies, inspirational quotes, Playboy pinups, songs, videos… anything that can reliably put a smile on your face. If you’re having a particularly rough time, you can even give yourself a half hour to search for things to add to your folder.

How To Be Proactive At Work


How do you fight the summer doldrums and stay proactive at work? Psychologists have identified three things that matter. If you want to know where your own levels of proactive energies lie, ask yourself the following 3 questions…

Where Are Your Pain Points?

Kirsten Simmons - Personalized Productivity

As business owners and entrepreneurs, you’re probably facing challenges in productivity, time management, organization, hiring, or stress — and I’m interested in knowing more about those challenges.

CRM Tools for Virtual Businesses & Teams


A CRM tool is a great way to keep track of how many times you’ve contacted or followed up with a particular person, what you talked about, what their needs are, and what they’re interested in. Here are a couple of picks to get you started!