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Checking emails isn’t doing work

I don’t know about you but I’ve had days when I’ve spent more time checking, drafting and responding to emails than actual work. Yes, I know ‘doing emails’ is a big part of your work when you move into leadership but it’s isn’t the only thing. It is what Stephen Covey might say living in […]

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Picking your battles wisely

Whoever came up with that line was a genius bar none. I’m notoriously known (within my family and friends’ circle) for just picking up one battle after the other. The worst part is that I have a hard time letting go of something in lieu of that shiny new thing I might have picked up. […]

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A lifetime of failing to prioritize

That’ll sum up the reasons for my personal and professional failures (both big and/or small) in a single sentence. I can hate it as much as I can or blame the circumstances, luck, family, (lack of a) fortune, economy and the right technology. But I know I could’ve made it all work if I’d just […]

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If it’s important, do it everyday

It’s a phrase that has stuck with me forever. Though I can’t quite place where or from whom I’d heard it. Nonetheless, like all truths this is difficult to swallow. As a culture, we’ve become addicted to instant gratification, quick fixes and the “once-and-for-all” type of thinking. If we have a challenge, we would rather […]

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You can’t do it all

If you’re thinking this post is about productivity, you’re probably right. Emphasis on “probably” because being able to “do it all” goes beyond making the right choices or getting things done. I would even argue that productivity isn’t about the number of hours you spend doing “useful stuff” anymore. Productivity is a mindset. It’s your […]

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I’m quite “peeved”

That’s the best way I would like to put it. But I was to be honest, I’m just irritated. My dermatologist confirmed a sebaceous cyst in my upper/middle back. Though it’s been there since April this year, I wasn’t overly worried since it didn’t bother me much. Perhaps we had an understanding. Something went wrong […]