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The One Thing That Will Make You More Productive All Day


Breakfast (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I like to take my time in the mornings. I like to wake up early and slowly get ready. Having a relaxed start makes my whole day feel more serene. An important part of my morning ritual is breakfast. I always leave it until last, in case I’m running late and then I can just eat breakfast at work.

Now normally I read the news on my iPad while I eat. However, I often find myself getting sidetracked and taking longer than I planned.  You know, checking Facebook, emailing an interesting story I’d just read to a friend, checking Twitter, paying a bill that I just remembered about, etc.  So instead I decided to try something a little different.

I just ate. Nothing else. Read more

Here’s What You Missed While You Were Multitasking

Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”
Fast Life #2 (NYC 2006)

Fast Life #2 (NYC 2006) (Photo credit: Zohar Manor-Abel)


That’s one of my favorite movie quotes of all time!  Recognize it? If not — it’s from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.  Of course, Ferris (Matthew Broderick) was talking about skipping school and canoodling with his girlfriend.  But the high school delinquent does have a point.

Just yesterday I decided that my 10-minute walk to the subway would be better spent looking around — instead of fixated on my iPhone.  And just like that — there were no emails read, texts sent, songs listened to or lists made.  It was just me, my sneakers and New York City. Read more