Blog Profile / Michael Hyatt: Productivity


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Archived Since:January 24, 2010

Blog Post Archive

5 Reasons You’re Still Procrastinating

How to Get Over It and Finally Get Things Done. At work, you feel stuck in the deepest rut of all time. You try to move forward but the groove is deep and you’re wedged in there pretty good. Sound familiar? It happens to most leaders at some point. I’ve found the best way to get yourself out of the rut is to understand the […]

When Aptitude Is Not Enough

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Shake Things up. I’ve said before many times that the key to job satisfaction is moving away from your Drudgery and Disinterest Zones and toward the Passion and Proficiency of your Desire Zone. Some readers have raised a good question about this shift. Show More Summary

Using Keyboard Shortcuts to Boost Your Productivity

4 Ways to Kick the Mouse Habit and Save Time. I am not a big fan of computer mice. Every time I have to take my hand off the keyboard, it costs me a few seconds. This may not sound like much, but it adds up over the course of a day. Instead, I like to keep my hands on the keyboard. Show More Summary

How to Harness Sleep to Boost Your Productivity

4 Ways You Can Get the Rest You Need for the Results You Want. No sleep.” “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” “Sleep is for the weak.” I often see motivational statements like these hashtagged on social media. The idea is to spur high-achievers on to work harder for better results. Show More Summary

Recovering the Lost Art of Note Taking

5 Simple Ways to Create Your Personal Time Machine. I spend most of my work-life in meetings. Note-taking is a survival skill. Yet, I am surprised at how few people bother to take notes in meetings. Those who do sometimes express frustration at how ineffective the exercise seems to be. Show More Summary

Introducing the Full Focus Planner

A Fullproof Plan to Accomplish Your Goals and Achieve More by Doing Less. Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve got big goals for the year. Maybe for your career, your health, your family, and the like. But it’s easy to lose visibility in the whirlwind of daily life. Show More Summary

Elon Musk and the 100 Hour Error

3 Big Reasons Why Overwork Is a Productivity Killer. Elon Musk is widely regarded as one of the most influential entrepreneurs working today. He’s one of the founders of PayPal and the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. He wants to help put a colony on Mars and be buried there. Because Musk is considered such a visionary, many people want to learn his methods […]

What to Do When You Find Yourself Overcommitted

7 Strategies to Regain Balance in the Midst of a Busy Season. Have you ever found yourself feeling like you have too much work and not enough margin? The good news is that it can change. Here are seven strategies I am following.

4 Big Reasons to Attend My In-Person Productivity Workshop

Become Free to Focus on What Matters in Just 2 Days. Is it just me, or is our modern work culture bleeding us dry? It’s not just our cell phones and computer screens that draw our eyes at all hours. As much as we might want to blame technology, the root of our struggle to have satisfactory days goes much deeper. Far too often, we think, […]

5 Steps to a Clutter-Free Workspace

(And Why You Need to Put Them into Action Now). A lot of productive people operate in disorganized workspaces. The problem is that they’re not as productive as they could be. The hidden culprit stealing their focus is clutter. When I moved into my new office a while back, I was in the middle of a massive video shoot. Time was tight, and I just […]

The Secret Productivity Advantage of Workday Breaks

We all know that sitting for long periods of time isn’t good for our bodies. Standing boosts our energy and our mood. That’s why I use and recommend a standup desk. But there’s more to it than more time on your feet. It’s also important to get those feet moving. Our bodies just aren’t designed to […]

Why FOMO Keeps Us from Being Productive

5 Steps for Choosing the Right Opportunities. The fear of missing out isn’t worth much, but FOMO costs us a lot. That’s especially true when it comes to our productivity. It’s like a powerful undertow, invisible on the surface of our work, which can pull us away in the current. Right after I left as CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, an online […]

Are You Committing One of The 7 Deadly Sins of Productivity?

My Free Webinar Will Help You Overcome Them and Get Things Done. There’s a lot of bad productivity advice that’s widely practiced. Because the nature of our work changes so much, you may not even be able to spot some of the time-wasters hiding in your schedule right now. Show More Summary

What Most People Get Wrong About Inbox Zero

And How to Keep It from Making Your Email Problems Worse. Email is indispensable. But it can feel like a necessary evil for a lot of us. Our inboxes are flooded with information and requests from customers, clients, coworkers, friends, and family. Show More Summary

Three Evernote Alternatives and How They Stack Up

My Take on Apple Notes, Microsoft OneNote, and Bear. I’ve been using Evernote almost a decade now. The program was still in private beta when I started. Since 2008, it’s become my digital brain. In the past, I used binders or file cabinets to store project papers, research, contracts, even paper-napkin brainstorms. Show More Summary

How to Defuse the Worry Bomb and Stay Productive

Tony Robbins’ New Book Kicks Fear to the Curb and Empowers Us to Act. I read a story last week about workplace productivity in decline after the election. Employees are struggling to stay focused on their work. Why? Anxiety. The American Psychological Association conducts regular polls to track stress levels and causes. Show More Summary

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