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How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating On Exercise

This post was originally published in 2014 and has been updated in 2022. Enjoy! You don’t need more books about exercise and fitness. And I doubt you need more advice, tips, gurus, or videos on how to “gain muscle in just 10 minutes a day.” Don’t worry—that’s not what...

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7 smart ways to make Evernote your best buddy

7 smart ways to make Evernote your best buddy

There are few things in my day I invariably rely on, like my 5 AM cuppa tea, yoga at noon, and, in the digital world, Evernote. My catch-all, composite of random notes, project lists, scraped web sites, and gluten-free recipes is the clever app called Evernote. In...

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Procrastinating about New Years goals? Make Origami instead.

Procrastinating about New Years goals? Make Origami instead.

It’s a bit cliche to brag about boycotting New Year’s resolutions. “It’s a joke,” you say, with no small amount of self-doubt, “nobody keeps them anyways, so why make ‘em?” Once again we stride into another year, full of swagger and with no end in mind. I have to...

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How to network at conferences without feeling creepy

How to network at conferences without feeling creepy

I just returned from the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) conference in Halifax. This was my third speaker convention this year and the best—let me explain. Deciding if you’ll attend a conference, especially as an entrepreneur when all the hotels,...

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Unicorns, Fairies and Why Work/Life Balance is a Myth

Unicorns, Fairies and Why Work/Life Balance is a Myth

If you believe in unicorns, skip this post. Same for fans of fairies. And there’s one more illusion we should address: work/life balance. I admit there was a day, not long ago, when I promoted the notion of work/life balance as if “work” and “life” sat firmly on two...

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