Get To The Grind: Hop on, Hop off Treadmill Sprinting

Dumb Little Man

You can take advantage of this training, along with treadmill sprints, to get the body you’ve always wanted. sprinting and the bursts of speed in football. How: Inclined Treadmill Sprints.

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Get Things Done With A Productivity Sprint

Simple Productivity Blog

The answer is a productivity sprint. The post Get Things Done With A Productivity Sprint appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. Sometimes, no matter my best intentions and diligent working, my task list seems to take on a life of its own.

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The Assistant’s Year-end Sprint

Office Dynamics

There are also 4th quarter “finish line sprints” for assistants to handle: last minute travel itineraries, final year-end planning and execution of financial purchases, turnover of files and projects, and employee transfers to be handled. The Gift of Life; the Gift of Love. The holidays are supposed to be the happiest days of the year. Friends, family, trusted colleagues, what could be better than that?

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The Assistant’s Year-end Sprint

Office Dynamics

There are also 4th quarter “finish line sprints” for assistants to handle: last minute travel itineraries, final year-end planning and execution of financial purchases, turnover of files and projects, and employee transfers to be handled. The Gift of Life; the Gift of Love. The holidays are supposed to be the happiest days of the year. Friends, family, trusted colleagues, what could be better than that?

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Blackberry Pearl Flip Makes Me Flip

The Marq

I didn’t purchase it until Sprint of 2009. TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Blackberry Pearl Flip Makes Me Flip Technology Review I’m not sure I can call this a technology review, so much as a technology re-review.

Productivity Tool Overview: ABC-123

Simple Productivity Blog

Some days you may need to sprint through a bunch of tasks. I have long believed that true productivity requires a variety of methods. Some days you need to may need to focus on a specific task and power through. Some days you may need to focus on your energy.

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6 Ways to Deal with Burnout

Dumb Little Man

Slow down The pursuit of our dreams and passions is not a sprint but a marathon. The going gets tough. The rubber hits the road. And the euphoria and adrenalin rush you once had when you concocted that dream of yours is now gone.

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How to become a Type-A maniacal entrepreneur 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Think of life (and especially work) as a series of sprints. They’ll commit to a three month maniacal sprint on a new product idea, grinding it out and burning the midnight oil. Then, the type-A entrepreneur will emerge from this sprint with something of real value.

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Are You A Productivity Tortoise? Or Hare?

Simple Productivity Blog

These are the times to become the rabbit and sprint it to the end. Sprint it out and finish it up. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. The the famous fable by Aesop, a hare challenges a tortoise to a race.

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Organize All Over

Clutter Coach

Sprinting from room to room isn’t necessary, but if it makes the job more appealing, try it! by Accepted wisdom has it that you should concentrate on organizing one spot at a time. No wandering about, getting distracted and off task. Usually, that’s good advice. For general tidying up, however, I think it works well to be all over the map. One of the problems people have with focusing on one spot is restlessness. Focus requires mental attention and physical discipline.

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9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

One thing that has been a real game changer for us is weekly sprints. Companies are going after global talent now and that means hiring remote workers.

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6 Ways to Tackle Boring or Irritating Tasks

Dumb Little Man

mile) sprint runs. miles) as fast as I can and then I have a brief recovery session, until I do the same thing again (5 sprints altogether). These tips can be used to other irritating or boring tasks as well, not just sprint runs.

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5 Things to Do When You Loathe Your New Job

On The Job

If that happens, then you need to think about what you’re going to do about your new dilemma before sprinting for the door, screaming “I quit!” Go on. It’s time to admit it. You hate your new job.

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When (And How) The “Time Theming” Mindset Doesn’t Work


So here’s a good rule of thumb when it comes to using your calendar with the Time Theming mindset – and TimeCrafting as a whole: Have your Time Themes in your calendar (Daily, Monthly, Horizontal, and Weekly Sprints).

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Grammar Review #3: Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

At 6 feet 4 inches and with long strides to match, his fellow researchers almost sprint to keep pace with Pruitt. “At The error known as a “misplaced modifier” often results in hilarious images.

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7 Easy Steps To Aging Skin Repair

Dumb Little Man

You can try jumping jacks, sprinting or aerobic exercises that pump massive amounts of blood and oxygen to and from your heart and the rest of your body. When it comes to aging skin repair, establishing a good skin care routine is as essential as picking out the right products.

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7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Triathlon

Dumb Little Man

A sprint distance triathlon is typically only a 400-600m swim, a 12.4 If you decide to race a triathlon, you can run your first sprint distance triathlon in about 3 months of training and as it turns out, triathlons aren't as intimidating as they sound. Triathlons can be intimidating.

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Failure

Dumb Little Man

Success takes time and dedication among a heap of other things, so remember – life is a marathon, not a sprint. Failure comes in all shapes and forms, and everyone has their own ideas about it. One thing that is certain, however, is that failure sucks.

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Google Wallet Shows the Future of Mobile Payments

Small Business Labs

Currently Google Wallet, which requires a special NFC chip, is only supported by 1 phone (Sprint's Nexus S) and 1 credit card (Citibank MasterCard). 

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6 Secrets To Create An Effective Retirement Plan

Dumb Little Man

It is not a sprint, it is a marathon. You were young and you just started your career a couple of years ago. You still have many years of work ahead of you. But then, someone talked to you about retirement planning. While he passionately shared his excitement about his plans, you pretended to listen when your mind was wandering around. Retirement plan is so not sexy”, you think. When the person left, you happily shrugged everything he just talked about and moved on with your life.

Find Hidden Pockets of Time

Simple Productivity Blog

I will be sending out a mini-sprint guide on Wednesday. One of the cries of the person who is looking for better ways to manage time is “I don’t have enough time!” While for some people this is true, at the same time, most people have bits of time they aren’t using.

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12 Ways To Effectively Waste Time At The Gym

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Get To The Grind: Hop on, Hop off Treadmill Sprinting. Is your workout the odd man out when you plan your day because there just isn’t time? Have your clothes gotten a little tighter as a result? Great bodies don’t need hours of gym time. In fact, a focused full body workout can be completed in just 30 minutes. If you want to start making your health a priority, it’s essential that you know the most effective gym workout tips.

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7 Creative Ways To Use Drones For Kids’ Learning

Dumb Little Man

Workouts, like sprints, hurdles and hide–and–seek, could be coupled with a drone to make them more exciting. Drones, the modern age RC helicopters of the era, are a fantastic tool for numerous applications. These flying pieces of electronics could do a lot of things, from spying on someone to delivering goods and remote monitoring. There are various military applications, too, but let’s not go into that domain.

2017 143

6 Best Fitness Tools To Help You Actually Achieve Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

They can be used to increase the fast-twitch muscle fibers in legs to level up your sprint game. Keeping a resolution can be difficult. What’s even harder is attempting to achieve something when you don’t have the right tools. If your goal is to improve your health and overall strength and flexibility, here are 7 great fitness tools that will make your goals a little easier to keep. Gymnastic Rings.

2017 143

4 Simple Steps for Creating Your Strategic Marketing Action Plan (MAP)

Office Organization Success

As my financial adviser reminded me just last week, you’re running a marathon not a sprint, and the same is true for your business also. Think of the relief you’d get each day when you sat down at your desk, knowing exactly what you had to do that day.

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My Three Words for 2018 (and a Single Resolution)


I’m going to be more resolute with my Weekly Sprints, seeing that they override the Monthly Theme and allowing me to focus intensely on the subject of the sprint over the 7 days of the week. There are several reasons why this post nearly didn’t get written.

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5 Ways I’ve Improved My Life in The Last 12 Months

Dumb Little Man

Improving your life is a marathon, not a sprint. Are you looking for ways to improve your life ? I recently turned 44. I’m in the best shape and the happiest I’ve ever been. Every area of my life has improved in the last 12 months.

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The Productivityist Podcast 58: Building Better Teams with Jared Brown


Best Advice I Ever Got: Run Like It’s a Sprint But Pace Yourself for a Marathon | This episode features a discussion with Jared Brown of Hubstaff.

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New job, new culture, new language

Laughing all the Way to Work

He cautioned that I was running a marathon, not a sprint and I should give myself time to learn and not be too hard on myself if I didn't know everything right away. Starting a new job is more than just changing where you work. You have to learn a whole new way of doing things, from how to log onto the computer to filling out a purchase order form. There is a new work culture to adapt to and a new language of acronyms to try and sort out.

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5 Life Hacks To Become A Productivity Star

Dumb Little Man

There are numerous techniques that promote dividing your workday into sprint-break cycles. Nowadays, you simply have to be productive. In school, at work, in your personal life. We live in a create-on-demand world so you must have felt the pressure every now and then.

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Tips In Choosing A Restaurant For A Romantic Date

Dumb Little Man

You shell out $50 to park the car and then sprint to the restaurant which is 2 km away — uphill. Are you needing tips in choosing a restaurant for a date ? You’re out to impress. You invite your partner to meet you at a hot new restaurant in town for a romantic date after work.

The Daily CT Scan: The Best Way To Start Your Day


Weekly Sprints. A scan is defined by Merriam-Webster as “…to examine by point-by-point observation or checking.” However, the definition goes deeper into that: – to investigate thoroughly by checking point by point and often repeatedly. – to glance from point to point often hastily, casually, or in search of a particular item. Scanning, whether using either of those definitions, can give you the information you need to make a decision.

Concurrent Sessions – Thursday

Office Dynamics

Savings Strategies: Consider your finances as a marathon, not a sprint. On Thursday afternoon, we had 3 workshops: Get Control of E-mail with Mike Song. The Art of Creating Positive Relationships by Utilizing the Law of Attraction with Tedi Anne Templeton. Because You’re Worth it: Saving & Investing: How to Pay Yourself First and Make Your Future a Priority with Christy Wright.

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An apology.and how not to appear foolish to your readers!

Virtual Moxie

I groaned out loud, sprinted out of bed, and ran to my office which is where I am now. Whatever it is, and putting groans, sprints, and my upset that you were bothered with something that wasn't for you aside, I'm happy for the opportunity to be right here, right now.

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Are you stuck in a rut?

Practically Perfect PA

Don’t start sprinting. This morning I was talking to a guy about our career history and how we had progressed over the years.

2013 143

How To Stop Falling Off The Wagon

Dumb Little Man

You hit the ground running and sprint to embrace it, only to find that the old comfort is no longer present - you just don’t feel the same. Wagons come in all shapes and sizes. Some are sexy. Some are rugged. And some are in the shop for repairs.

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Simple Productivity Blog

To me, running a list like this is like sprinting. Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Have you ever looked at your list of things to do and realized a) it had expanded beyond its usual capacity and b) there was no way you were ever going to get through it?

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The Productivityist Podcast: Automating, Growing, and Selling with Joshua Latimer


Other methods he has put into place like breaking his days into sprints, delegating, and turning things off (25:45). In this week’s podcast episode, my guest is Joshua Latimer – the man behind Send Jim and Automate Grow Sell , which help small businesses tap the power of relationship marketing. A few years back, Joshua left his job as a banker at JP Morgan Chase and decided to open a cleaning business in Michigan, which he eventually sold in 2015.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Alignment and Automation with Mridu Parikh


Her insights on alignment as a product of goals, action plans and prioritization, how to make these happen through the concept of ‘two-week sprints’ (11:41), and samples to explain how it works (13:40). Joining me this week as my guest is Mridu Parikh , the woman behind Life is Organized. She is a productivity coach, business strategist, speaker and trainer.

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Triggers: How to Start Moving


It’s important to remember that guns use triggers to fire bullets, but they also use them to start races — from sprints to marathons. Triggers can be dangerous. They can lead you do something drastic, and in a lot of cases there’s no turning back — at least not easily.

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