Habits: When to Make ‘Em & When to Break ‘Em

Habits became a big deal in 1989 when Stephen Covey published his still-widely-selling-27-years-later book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Proving my point about the continued relevance of this work, in the news just yesterday there were articles titled “7 Habits of Highly Engaged Organizations,” and “7 Habits of Highly Effective Developers.” In fact, before 1989 the word…

1 Simple Trick to Ditch the Guilt Over Less-Than-Productive Days

There are many reasons we might have a less-than-productive day, and I don’t know about you, but when I have one it tends to produce quite a bit of guilt with the occasional twinge of self-loathing. In fact the guilt over not getting anything done can actually make things worse, affecting your health and potentially…