HUGH CULVER

How to stop procrastinating in 3 simple steps

How to stop procrastinating in 3 simple steps

I have a superpower I want to share with you. No, it’s not Thor-like strength or the web-crawling agility of Spider-Man. But, this superpower will make you feel better, help avoid disastrous outcomes and undoubtedly make you money. I’m talking about the ability to get...

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This time management system really works!

This time management system really works!

I have been writing and speaking about time management for too long. And I think I was stuck. I was feeling the dis-ease that comes from the same infections in productivity interfering with me getting stuff done. Important stuff. Lists were growing on their own, small...

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Five surprising lessons from starting a business in my 50’s

Five surprising lessons from starting a business in my 50’s

“With the sheer number of baby-boomers now approaching retirement age, the era of the “olderpreneur” is upon us.” Financial Times When I was a kid people retired at 60 - 65 if they didn’t like golf. When you get old, you retire. This was an irrefutable fact of life...

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Why every day should be your day before vacation

Why every day should be your day before vacation

I’m leaving tomorrow for a week of racing and paddling and something unusual is happening. Monday through Wednesday I crossed a bunch of stuff off my Flight Plan, but it was a battle to stay on task. On Thursday I was side-swiped by client requests and helping team...

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Why it might be time to kill your dead-end projects

Why it might be time to kill your dead-end projects

When Steve Jobs was unceremoniously ousted from Apple in 1985 the fate of the company was supposed to improve. John Scully had moved into the CEO office and brought with him all the corporate sensibilities of big business America. Fast forward 12 years, product lines...

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13 shocking facts about how we waste time

13 shocking facts about how we waste time

“When you kill time, remember that it has no resurrection.” A.W. Tozer My bookshelf is full of books with the words "Time" or "Productivity" in their titles. One even has my name on the cover. At the time of writing, there are no fewer than 60,000 books listed on...

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