A couple weeks ago I wrote about the most important element of your productivity.
I talked about how energy is the foundation of your productivity. Without energy, you’re not going to do much at all.
Exercise is a big part of that. But a bigger piece of the energy puzzle is your diet.
How are your eating habits? Do they promote energy or diminish it?
If you want to adopt a healthier lifestyle and start eating better, I’ve got good news! It doesn’t have to be difficult and torturous. It’s actually quite simple. If you take it slowly.
Here are 5 ways to gradually adopt healthy eating habits over time…
I’m sure you know you should always read your insurance polices carefully.
Insurance companies like to make you think they are offering more coverage than they are. They also like to distract you from reading the fine print.
In fact, some insurance companies can completely drop your coverage just because you use it.
That’s right, in certain states, insurance companies are allowed to drop you if you file a certain amount of claims within a certain time period. In several streets, you only have to make two claims before they can decide that you’re not worth it and drop you.
Those are all great reasons to watch your insurance company like a hawk, but we’re actually not here today to talk about insurance companies. Yes, be aware of all of those things, but there’s something else you need to be aware of and pay attention to: your health insurance.
Yes you need to check your coverage and read the fine print, but who you really have to watch is not the actual insurance company, it’s the places that take your insurance…
I just released the top 75 books on personal finance and it was insanely popular.
Now it’s time for the “best of the best” productivity list. Yes, that’s a total of 150 books I’m recommending. I hope your to-read list is growing! I’m here to help with that.
I’ve been reading on productivity for years. Just like with personal finance, I’ve read some amazing books and some…not so amazing books.
I’ve decided to leave the not-so-amazing books out off the list. You’re welcome.
These books are not just the best books I have ever read on productivity; they are books that have changed my outlook (for the better) and helped me to achieve things I never would have believed I could do. Prepare to seriously become more productive…
There I was. 21 years old. $24,000 in debt.
I thought it was normal. I thought everyone had car payments. I thought debt was the only way of life. The American way.
I also couldn’t sleep at night, because I was so stressed. I had no plan for an emergency, other than to go into more credit card debt.
That’s when I got angry. A good motivating, driving anger. An anger that ultimately lead me and my family out of debt.
I realized that debt was controlling our life. And I wanted to be in control. So, I started reading…
I’ve read articles, books, guides…pretty much anything you can think of, but I’ve noticed there’s something that gets skipped over a lot.
This is probably the most important part of productivity, yet it’s usually mentioned in a sentence or two and then forgotten.
What is this mysterious piece of the puzzle? I’m glad you asked, let me tell you…
From Warren Buffett to Oprah Winfrey, there are some common traits in the habits of the richest people in the world.
And I’m not talking about the habit of inheriting a lot of money.
That seems to be one of the main reasons people think they can’t become wealthy. They think that the rich come from rich families and they never had to work for anything in their life.
Not true. At all. In fact, most of the richest people either work or have worked harder than any of us and that’s exactly why they are where they are.
As you’re about to see, 68% of the 400 Americans on the Forbes 2013 “billionaires list” are considered “self-made” billionaires. Meaning they built, rather than inherited their fortune.
That doesn’t really tie in to the belief that the rich didn’t work for their money. Of course, as we all know, the point is to make your money work for you, but sometimes that takes work in itself!
Let’s see what we can learn from the habits of the wealthiest people in the world…
Do you have “your” chair? Your favorite spot?
A recliner, a rocking chair…the porcelain throne…
I realized that I was spending hours each month sitting in my favorite chair and using my time doing practically nothing.
So what did I do? I literally just moved the current book I was reading from the end table across the room to the shelf right beside my favorite chair.
The results? I read 5 more books last month than I planned to.
I realized that reaching reading goals has a lot to do with your environment and you have control over that.
Here’s how you can read more books by controlling your environment…
There are few topics that have as much written about them and as much contrasting information as investing.
Just knowing that is enough to scare most people away from investing at all.
Is it really that difficult? Do you really need to devote years of your life to studying the most efficient way to invest?
It would seem that way, but in reality, not at all.
The problem with most investing advice is that someone is profiting (or attempting to profit) from it.
Investing is actually much easier to understand than you may think.
You’re about to learn everything you need to know to be a successful investor…