What Samurai Philosophy Can Teach You About Modern Life 1

photo thanks to: samurai gallery “There is something to be learned from a rainstorm. When meeting with a sudden shower, you try not to get wet and run quickly along the road. But doing such things as passing under the eaves of houses, you still get wet. When you are resolved from the beginning, you […]

9 Tight Computer Hacks to Save You an Hour a Day

photo credit: f_mafra I use a computer to make my living. Many people do. Over the years I have found some pretty cool tips and tricks that make me a lot faster on the old PC or Mac. In this post I’ll show you how to save an hour a day by utilizing some tight […]

How to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done Now

photo credit: Symic Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task. – William James It’s midyear exam time for students around the world. I thought I’d do a post on procrastinating to hopefully help some of them out. If you know someone studying at the moment why not email them […]

How Do You Keep Organized? Ask the Readers.

Yesterday I spent $80 on a new Debden Executive diary (pictured above). Mrs. Daily Minder wasn’t very happy. I went down to my favorite office supplies warehouse called Officeworks thinking that I could pick up a diary on the cheap. I was wrong. All they had were fancy covers that cost $50+ and then you […]

Facebook Syndrome: 8 Ways to Beat Your Facebook Addiction

Facebook, YouTube, Wikipedia, Twitter, Myspace… the list is endless. Millions of us are addicted. The Government tells us that our time wasting internet addictions are costing the country billions of dollars every year. Our productivity at work is dismal because we spend most of the day reading our Fun Wall or checking out our favorite […]

Deadlines: How to Make a Deadline Without Getting Stressed

Have you ever been handed a deadline from your boss and thought, “Are you serious? There is no way I can get it done by then.”? In those times it is important to have a few skills at your disposal so you can make the deadline without stressing yourself out to the max. How to […]

Writer’s Block: How to Solve Writer’s Block at Work

This morning I had a massive case of writer’s block and a close friend suggested I write an article about it. Over the years I have developed a few simple techniques for overcoming writers block – here are a few. What exactly is writer’s block? If you take a look at the Wiki page on […]

10 of the Best Things to Do on the Bus When Going to Work

photo credit: photonooner Riding the bus used to be my favorite time of the day. I drive a car now due to distance but in the old days I would spend at least an hour on a bus everyday. It was during this time that I got a lot of my deep thinking done. Here […]

Avoiding Distraction: 10 Ways to Stay Focused at Work

I write this article sitting in a busy internet cafe. I am struggling to stay focused with all the distractions going on around me. Television blaring, music on the radio, beautiful women and all the distractions (Facebook) that are on the net itself. So how can we avoid distraction and stay focused at work? 10 […]

How to Get More Work Done Without Working More

photo louder The key to getting more work done is not to work longer hours. It is to work efficiently with the time you are given. If you feel like you don’t get enough done during your work day then this post is for you. To get more work done you MUST: 1. Look at […]