Posts by Paul Metcalfe

Workweek Zen Insider: August 29

Starting, Over and Over Again Not only do I enjoy reading Zen Habits but I find the content to be actually useful. I always feel that I can do something with what I’ve just read and, often, I do take action. As I’ve become more interested in habits and forming habits, this particular article resonates…

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No Subject Line [Newsletter]

Hello It’s a bit of a mixed bag this week with a few different things catching my attention. Hope they’re interesting / useful! Paul A Method To x100 Your Productivity “An addiction to distraction will be the death of your creative production” I’ve been a big fan of Robin Sharma for a long time (even…

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Insights for achieving top performance [Newsletter]

I just got back from a very relaxing week in a small town called Bordighera on the Italian Rivera. Perfect sunshine, nice warm temperatures and fantastic food. Couldn’t have asked for a better week. (In contrast to being back at home where it’s currently snowing!) I’m fully recharged and on a mission to book as…

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Are you critical or curious? [Newsletter]

I’m continuing with my Asana experiment by using it for some personal stuff – I’m planning a vacation and as it’s a road trip with various moving parts I’d thought I would see if Asana can make it easier to manage. So far so good. I’ve also transferred over my packing list from Evernote and…

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Let’s Try Asana [Newsletter]

Hello, Although I’m a big fan of MeisterTask (software for managing projects), I did have a few concerns. One of the big ones was that it’s not a mainstream tool like Asana and I wondered if that would be a problem if I were to outsource some work – a lot of virtual staff know Asana…

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Focus Focus Focus [Newsletter]

Hello, I’ve struggled to motivate myself to exercise this week. And it’s not because I’m procrastinating. I’m actually finding myself so engrossed in other tasks that I’m reluctant to make the time to exercise. I can’t wait to get to my desk and get working every morning as I’m finding the work so enjoyable. I even find…

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Alexa Doesn’t Forget My Chocolate [Newsletter]

Hello, For Christmas 2016, I bought my sister and her family an Amazon Echo (Alexa). I thought it would be a bit of fun for the kids and maybe have some practical uses. After setting it up for them and having a play with it, I was impressed and a bit jealous. I love a…

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