Self Doubt

It’s always there, lurking in the background. Some days we are better at stuffing it down inside and ignoring it. Yet self doubt creeps up every so often…even if you are confident, successful, and living the life you want. Am I good enough? … Will this work? … Am I enjoying myself enough? … Can… Continue reading Self Doubt

Time Tracking Spreadsheet: become more effective by tracking, optimizing, and focusing your time

Accidentally Retired - Time Log Yearly Overview

How to make the most of your time A few years ago about a year into my full-time role as CEO of my company, I realized that my time management was beginning to get out of my control. As part of a growing company within a larger public company, we had meetings, upon meetings —… Continue reading Time Tracking Spreadsheet: become more effective by tracking, optimizing, and focusing your time

My failure resume: the many mistakes made on the path to success

My Failure Resume If you think that successful people are void of any failures in life, you are just plain wrong. And what is success anyway? Is it the amount of money in your bank account? Or is it being a valued member of your community? Is it earning accolades, or simply being a good… Continue reading My failure resume: the many mistakes made on the path to success

How to be more productive: the simple formula for getting sh*t done

Use systems to foster your creativity, productivity and wealth I can’t tell you how often I hear “I’m just not that creative,” or “I could never do XYZ, because ____,” or “I could never earn enough to be wealthy”. Well, I am here to tell you that is all bullsh*t. Wealth takes time. Creativity takes… Continue reading How to be more productive: the simple formula for getting sh*t done

Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress

When I found myself accidentally retired and no longer working, it was really, really strange to not have to be tied to my email. Running a big business with 50+ employees and even more co-workers, vendors and clients lends itself to a lot of email. We are talking about hundreds a day. In fact, I… Continue reading Ruthlessly cut down on email for less stress