Category Archives: Productivity

Writer’s Wednesday: Drive by Daniel Pink

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink is a fascinating insight into what drives us as human being. What motivates us. What gets us up in the morning, and keeps us going throughout the day? Pink covers how motivation has been seen in the past, and what new (and frequently surprising) studies have …

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Writer’s Wednesday: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Over the past couple of months I have been reading The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey, probably one of the best known and most recommended books within personal development and business books – and for good reason. The main message of this book is find out …

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Writer’s Wednesday: Make Your Brain Work by Amy Brann

Over the past couple of months I have been reading Make Your Brain Work: How to Maximize Your Efficiency, Productivity and Effectiveness by Amy Brann. Full disclosure: I received a free copy via the First Reads program on Goodreads however, all opinions are my own. I really enjoyed it, but I also love learning about how our …

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Writer’s Wednesday: The 4-Hour Chef by Tim Ferriss

Over the past month or so I’ve been reading The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Tim Ferriss, which is quite simply, nothing short of astonishing. While The 4-Hour Chef can definitely teach you a lot about cooking, it isn’t just about cooking. It is …

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Writer’s Wednesday: The Pumpkin Plan by Mike Michalowicz

  The Pumpkin Plan: A Simple Strategy to Grow a Remarkable Business in Any Field by Mike Michalowicz (author of The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur) is an excellent book about achieving success as an entrepreneur in any field. *Full disclosure, I was given a copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.* Now, this book …

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My Biggest Fear

This weekend I was asked what I fear the most, and that is a question that I find easy to answer. My single biggest fear is not living up to my potential. Not being the best I can be. Continuous Growth As evidenced in my “slogan” here on the blog – Love, Growth, Passion – I …

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Letting Go of “Stuff” (+ Announcement!)

  Like most people, stuff tends to accumulate for me. I’m well aware, that I probably have less stuff than the average Dane, and definitely less things than the average American, it’s nonetheless something I’m continuously working on.   Every now and then I’ll do a big sort-out, go through my clothes, my toiletries and …

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Baby Steps

Last week we talked about the importance of starting before you’re ready. Today I wanted to talk a bit about how to start. Often our projects seem overwhelming and hard to approach, because you don’t know where to begin. Sometimes however, the most important thing, is to just take one step. Any step. Once you get started, it’ll …

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Start Before You’re Ready

Last week I had a coaching session with the wonderful Mara from Medicinal Marzipan (something I greatly recommend!), and one thing she said to me really stuck with me: Start before you’re ready. Too often in life we wait for everything to be perfect. Especially those of us who have a bit of a perfectionist streak. We …

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The Myth of Multitasking

Do you multi-task? Check your emails while watching TV, and talking to your friend on the phone? Try to write a report while answering a colleagues questions? I know I do these things all the time. In the beginning I wanted to be more efficient, make the most of my time. These days however, I’m honestly …

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