Need Inspiration? See Our Top Tips!

  Aspiring to be inspired?  When the inspiration is failing to materialize, starting with a little elbow grease, a little sweat, might bridge the gap. If we just keep moving through what feels like a plateau, a lull in motivation, then the inspiration may come back.   Edison said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”   A …

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How to Thrive in Survival Mode!

Last month at Omni our theme was endurance, but for some of our crew (i.e. me) it felt more like a month of survival mode. When the unpredictable hits and priorities have to shift, when goals are delayed or projects necessarily neglected, how do the productivity focused minds avoid discouragement? Can we THRIVE in survival mode? It sure doesn’t sound …

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Here to Stay – Our 3 Tips For Endurance

This modern life is no easy thing. It requires endurance of all varieties. William Barclay put it like this, “endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.” Now, this “hard thing” more overtly applies to significant life struggles and pivotal moments of pain or loss or change. But, endurance is required …

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How Do You Get It Done?

Do you get it done? When you have a task list or a project to complete, how do you get it done? Are you a procrastinator? Or, do you steadily chip away at your work? Recent research shows that procrastination for the deadline driven folks is actually a useful tool. The extra stress brought by the nearing deadline is a …

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How to sustain determination – 3 Tips!

Dogged determination is a virtue we so praise in this American life. Not unique to the U.S. but it’s certainly a characteristic we laud in nearly every aspect of society – the underdog, the startup, the inventor, the aspiring writer, actor, entrepreneur or overall, self-starter. These are the people we watch movies about and the stories we follow online. We …

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