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How I Do Weekly Reviews

Weekly Review Aftermath!

I started doing Weekly Reviews about four years ago.

This simple weekly habit has helped me stay focused on my goals and ensures I don’t let things fall through the cracks. It’s also a great way to regain perspective.

So what is a Weekly Review you ask?

It’s simply a meeting you set with yourself each week to get caught up and to reflect on the week.

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The Problem with the “If You Could Do Anything” Question

What do you really want to do?

I mean really?

If you could do anything what would that be?

That’s a hard question to answer, isn’t it?

That question paralyzes us because we’re suddenly presented with an infinite amount of options.

Should I go back to school? Start a business? Quit my job? Go into ministry?

There’s so many options it’s overwhelming.

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To People Who Hate Their Jobs

This week I’ve had a couple different conversations with people who seem to really hate their jobs.

One was someone who has to go to work at 2:00 a.m. He usually only gets about 5–6 hours of sleep and his schedule makes it hard to do stuff with family and friends.

The other person was a guy who spends about 3–4 hours a day commuting. And on top of that he works 9–12 hour days!

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My Favorite Part of Working from Home

I started working from home in May 2011. And there’s a lot of things I love about it: no commute, no boss, it’s quiet and I can wear sweatpants every day.

But my favorite part of working from home is the fact I get to spend so much time with my family!

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5 Steps to Quit Social Media

Step 1: Admit you have a problem

If you’re addicted then the first step is to admit it. Don’t sugarcoat or minimize it. Just call it what it is: an addiction.

Admit to yourself and to someone else that your social media use is unhealthy.

This may not seem like you’re “doing” much about it during this step but it’s the most important step because without it you’ll never quit.

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