Is Clutter Interfering with Your Productivity? »

Okay, this is a personal issue for me. My office is becoming more and more cluttered each day. The problem is I don’t take time to clean my workspace because I’d rather be producing something. But there is the catch. It’s harder to be productive when I’m surrounded by a mess. More importantly, when I […]

My Working Goal: Complete Redesign of Website »

As regular readers know, I post my own life goals here on SevenActions as an example of goal setting and to keep myself on track. So, this goal is for the action of working. My personal goal for work (my day job) is to complete the redesign of our agency website by February 19, 2008. […]

Finding Value Through Working: The Seven Actions Series »

Most of us think of work as the time we spend earning money to enjoy the rest of our time. Or, as the bumper sticker with the seven dwarfs said, “I owe, I owe, so off to work I go!” And there’s no denying it, for most of us, work is a necessity in order […]

My Playing Goal: One Hour Outdoor Recreation »

[If you’ve been following the Seven Action Series, the next post in the series will appear on Monday.] After writing that last post on the important of play, I figured it was time to share my personal goal for the action of playing. Goal: I will spend at least one hour each week in an […]

The Value of Playing: The Seven Action Series »

When we think of play, we usually picture children. But play is valuable to adults as well. When we were young, play was our social networking, our way of learning, our exercise and our escape. The same is still true in adulthood, but may of us have forgotten how to play. More importantly, we’ve forgotten […]

Introducing The Seven Actions of Life »

For most of my life I have been a goal setter. I guess it’s related to my attraction to numbers, statistics, and basically measuring things. I started around age 14 selecting measurable targets for things I wanted to achieve in life. And doing so had a tremendous impact on who I have become. But life […]

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