Posted on by Josh Patterson

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Let’s face it, we live in a world with way too much going on. And guess what? We love it.

But I’ll let you in on a little secret, it’s not healthy for us. Not one bit.

Social Media, Email inboxes, iPhone push notifications, they’re all culprits. And the result of this world of noise we’ve created is the fact that most of of time is spent thinking. Thinking? Yes, thinking.

But isn’t thinking a good thing? Aha, here’s the kicker. Thinking out of the necessity to think is great. Some of the greatest accomplishments were achieved by nothing more than extraordinary individuals and their thoughts.

However, a mind clouded with thoughts gets in the way of one thing…the moment. Continue reading →

Posted on by Josh Patterson

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If you’re anything like me, you have days, even weeks of super-human like productivity, followed by days, weeks, even months at the worst, of dreadfully unproductive…well shittiness to be perfectly honest.

It can feel like your almost two completely different people. So much so that I’ve actually given mine personas…

One one hand we have Productivity Pierre. He’s a boss. He crushes everything on his to-do list without breaking a sweat, is on the top of his games, and in all likelihood looks something like this: Continue reading →

Posted on by Josh Patterson

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Money is a polarizing issue for everyone, especially those fresh out of college. Pair entry level salaries with the debt from student loans and credit cards, and things tend to get a bit dicy. And yet we all want to be able to save for the big things in life: travel, home ownership, wedding expenses, retirement funds and more.

So the big question is, what do you do with the little extra cash you have each month? Should you try to put a dent in those student loans or credit card bills, or use that extra income to start a nest egg for your future?

Never fear adventurers, I’ve got a system to help take the mystery out of these questions. Continue reading →

Posted on by Josh Patterson

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Let’s face facts shall we? No one really likes working. Well, not for most of us at least.

We work to make money to pay for the shit we need and want, but for most, that’s where the relationship ends. We clock out at five and bitch about it to our friends at happy hour.

By this notion, it’s safe to say that being productive at work is not something that comes easy to a lot of us, especially those new to the career world.

Sure, there may be some motivation behind things, a cushy paycheck and career advancement to name a few. But when it comes down to the everyday bullshit and dribble, maintaining a productive flow doesn’t come easy, or naturally.

However, after experiencing the quicksand of productivity at work for some time just like you, I started to notice something: Continue reading →

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