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How to Avoid Backwards Habits

Amateurs keep their options open. They say yes to everything. They have no boundaries. They are overwhelmed by the urgent and buried under a million random acts of focus. Professionals and top-performers are focused; they design their habits in order to accomplish their goals.

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Tomorrow’s Outfit (My #1 Productivity Advice)

In our previous article, I shared what most focus advice gets wrong and the importance of both the WHY and the HOW behind living a focused life. The WHY are things like your purpose, your priorities, your goals and desired outcomes. The HOW are things like your habits, routines, strategy, and other actions. And you

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Focus Hoax: What Most Advice Gets Wrong

Falling out of the sky at 120 miles-per-hour is something that I always assumed would actually feel like falling. Turns out… it doesn’t actually feel like falling. Last month a few friends and I did wend skydiving — doing tandem jumps from 14,000 feet. Sitting there at the airplane hangar door, as it was my

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Is Your Life “Focus Ready”?

Andy and I met during a Zoom call with 100 other people. About 3 months earlier, Andy had found out about us through Google. He was googling for digital planners that he could use on his iPad and stumbled across the one we sell. It hurt my feelings a little bit, but I didn’t mind

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Save the Date: September 1, 2021

The Focus Course Academy is a 4-week online program for creators and leaders who want to uncomplicate things, get clear on what matters, and finally have the breathing room to focus. Registration for the first cohort begins September 1.

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Where have you created false urgency?

When we have an overwhelming urgency mindset, it blurs the lines between that which is actually important and that which is not. Everything begins to feel important all the time… and that, in turn, creates a lot of anxiety, stress, and worry that otherwise need not exist.

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