Browsing Category

Stuff I learned on the internet

The difference between winning and succeeding | John Wooden

I have always loved John Wooden’s definition of success.  By no means am I a basketball coach, player, or fan.  But you don’t need to appreciate basketball to appreciate John Wooden. Success is peace of mind which is a direct result of self-satisfaction in knowing you did your best to become the best you are capable of becoming. ~ John Wooden John Wooden was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California at Los Angeles. Nicknamed the “Wizard of Westwood,” he won ten NCAA national championships in a 12-year period as head coach at UCLA, including a record seven in a row.

How to break your planning into organizational tiers

A few times a year I mess with my planning system. I am an old school Franklin Covey fan, but have made attempts to modernize.  The problem is that I always look for a single solution.  It’s either a paper notebook, the franklin planner OR an electronic system.   I had not considered the AND option by breaking the process down organizationally by time horizon and using multiple tools.  Not sure why… it seems obvious now. In any case I stumbled across this video this morning and it suggests that you do essentially that. I like the idea…