How To Plan Time So I Can Stay Highly Productive

How To Plan Time So I Can Stay Highly Productive I have learned that not all time is the same quality. In times when I am very alert, rested, focused and efficient, I can be three to five times as productive as other times. My goal is to have more of these highly productive hours. This harkens back to Stephen Covey’s Seventh rule of Highly Effective People – sharpening the saw. The vignette is of a wood cutter who is desperately sawing at a huge tree. A passerby asks the woodcutter why he does not sharpen the saw so he can cut more easily and quickly. The woodcutter replies, I don’t have the time, I have to cut the tree …

Creative Anniversary Gifts – a totally surprising anniversary gift idea

You’ve been wracking your brain to come up with creative anniversary gifts to express your love and affection for your spouse in a unique way. Whether you’re on your paper or diamond anniversary, it can be difficult to summarize the complex admixture of love, passion, camaraderie, and intimacy that defines marriage. It can be particularly vexing to stuff all these complex emotions into a gift that really means something. This is the reason why the vast majority of so called creative anniversary gifts end up either gimmicky or ridiculous or overly ornate and sentimental. So is there a way out of this anniversary gift conundrum? Here’s an idea that you’re guaranteed not to have thought of before – creating a …

Free Home Decorating Ideas

Free Home Decorating Ideas Everyone appreciates home decorating ideas when planning to make improvements to their home. You may have visions of your own about how your new home décor would look but it’s always nice to have an alternative plan. There’s definitely home decorating ideas that you haven’t discovered. There are constantly changes being made regarding trends in home decorating. Checking out new home decorating ideas may give birth to a new home decorating plan for your space. Being able to find home decorating ideas is a treat but having access to free home decorating ideas is a real gift. Good news, there are free home decorating ideas available to you. Often when you pick up a magazine, perhaps …

Concept Combination For Creative Problem Solving

Concept Combination For Creative Problem Solving There are many creative problem solving techniques used by inventors to come up with new solutions to old problems. For sheer innovation, though, it’s hard to beat the technique of concept-combination. Just start combining ideas and things, and voila, you’re having fun – and maybe creating something new. Innovation or Inovation? Combining the concept of search engine misspellings with article writing gave me “inovation.” What good is that? Well, now that I’ve used the misspelled word twice, the thousand people every month that type “inovation” into search engines can find this article. “Search engine” combined with “people,” could lead to the first search engine devoted entirely to information on individuals. “People” plus “advertising” might …