Posts under Productivity

If You Want To Be Successful, You Have To Choose Happiness

Posted April 27, 2015 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 8 Comments

Did you know that there is a link between success and happiness? Of course, it is common sense to believe that successful people often lead happy lives. However, there is evidence that show the reverse is also true – that people who are happy, are more likely to succeed in life. In 2005, a team […]

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The Power of Creating a Do-Not-Do List

Posted February 18, 2015 under Productivity | 9 Comments

Most people create a To-Do List, and there are hundreds of apps and software that allow us to manage them. I’m a bit of a productivity geek, so I always make sure that I write down all the important things that I must do – and this has served me well in getting things done. […]

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Research Shows 5 Effective Steps To Achieve Your Goals

Posted January 17, 2015 under Productivity | No Comments

“Writing a book is one of those things that I hope I could do someday,” shares a friend. “So what’s stopping you?” I asked. “Lack of time mostly,” he confessed. “There are weekends when I do have some free time, but then I find myself just staring on a blank page for hours.” “I guess […]

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6 Simple But Life-Changing Tips That Will Help You Achieve More This Year

Posted January 2, 2015 under Productivity | 4 Comments

It’s the new year, and I know you’re feeling hopeful and excited for what’s ahead. You’ve written your goals, made your plans, and you’re ready to become a better person and achieve more this year. Hang on to that feeling. Close your eyes and remember it well. Because you’ll need to recall how you feel […]

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7 Enemies of Productivity

Posted October 9, 2014 under Productivity | 1 Comment

A lot of people struggle on being productive. And it’s not simply because they have too many things to do and there’s too little time. All of us gets 24 hours a day and yet, why do some people manage to produce results one after the other, while the rest fumbles and end the day […]


The Science of Productivity

Posted June 11, 2014 under Productivity | No Comments

Over the week, I’ve been ruthlessly prioritizing a personal project, which thus explains the absence of new posts here in the past few days. I’ll tell you more about that project in the next post, but for now, I’d like to talk about Productivity, which is among the least read topics here in this blog. […]

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Paralyzed with Problems? Here are 10 Ways To Move Forward

Posted April 1, 2014 under Mindsetting, Productivity | 1 Comment

Life can sometimes get us stuck in the middle of nowhere. You keep getting passed over on that promotion at work. You can’t seem to find new clients and projects. Your business has been stagnant for months. When your life goes on paralysis and you feel you’re just going around in circles, then the change […]

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Learn About The Pomodoro Technique And Get More Things Done

Posted October 13, 2013 under Productivity | 7 Comments

I have a friend who was promoted to brand manager about eight months ago. From working out on the field as a salesman for several years, he now spends most of his days in the office, analyzing sales reports, planning marketing strategies, and creating presentations. He got so used to having a lot of control […]

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On Webinars, Event Posters and Getting Things Done

Posted October 11, 2013 under Announcements, Productivity | 2 Comments

I’ve been working with two personal finance advocacy groups since early this year – they are OFW Usapang Piso and Angat Pilipinas Coalition for Financial Literacy. Both groups have been very active in promoting entrepreneurship and personal finance to overseas Filipino workers and their families through seminars, local events and webinars. I just finished giving […]

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Do Not Let The Urgent Get In The Way of The Important

Posted September 2, 2013 under Productivity | 3 Comments

Every day, we are faced with a list of things we need to do. They can be as simple as walking our pet dog, or as complex as balancing our checkbook. It can be as easy as greeting a friend on his birthday, or as challenging as finishing that report for work. When it comes […]

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Infographic: 7 Productive Things To Do on a Rainy Day

Posted August 21, 2013 under Productivity | 2 Comments

What do you do when you’re stuck at home on a rainy day? For most of us, sleeping would be the answer. I won’t argue the benefits of sleep, especially if our overworked bodies are craving for the much-needed rest. But after a day of just lying in bed, one should try to be more […]

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David Pogue: 10 Top Time-Saving Tech Tips

Posted July 27, 2013 under Productivity | No Comments

I’m a productivity geek. I think I owe it to my engineering background to always try to be efficient. So if there’s a way to do things faster and easier, without affecting the results, then I’m all for it. And for today, I’m sharing with you a short, less-than-6-minutes, TED Talk by David Pogue about […]

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