Peter Koehler

All Categories: mindset(31) psychology(20) performance(17) strategy(16) business(15) productivity(15) learning(15) work(15) life lessons(13) leadership(12) career(12) lifestyle(10) weekly topic(10) attitude(10) reflection(10) mindfulness(10) habits(9) tactics(8) growth(8) money(8) thinking(7) process(7) personal finance(6) presence(6) health(6) awareness(6) philosophy(5) company culture(5) boss(5) tools(5) investing(5) fitness(5) quotes(4) exercise(4) politics(4) meditation(4) change(4) storytelling(4) efficiency(4) good life(4) time(4) travel(4) food(4) challenges(4) fightback(3) sports(3) life hack(3) relationships(3) new year(3) family(3) flow(3) books(3) entrepreneurship(3) results(3) goal setting(3) routines(3) management(3) problemsolving(3) focus(2) service(2) policy(2) cooking(2) negotiation(2) principles(2) technology(2) morality(2) organization(2) kindness(2) purpose(2) stoicism(2) goodlife(2) fun(2) slowness(2) stress(1) house(1) death(1) projects(1) links(1) confidence(1) meaning(1) organizational development(1) power(1) solutions(1) birthday(1) happiness(1) products(1) character(1) helpfulness(1) recipe(1) ritual(1) education(1) ideation(1) goals(1) effective altruism(1) winning(1) financial models(1) downloads(1) celebration(1) startups(1) economics(1) rules(1) sunday roundup(1) writing(1) amazon(1) household(1) portland(1) debate(1) cities(1) destinations(1) travel guide(1) planning(1) systems(1) mexico(1) love(1) keeley(1) fundraising(1) capital finance(1) story(1) attention(1) recipes(1) paradox(1) home

On Short Days and Short Lives

A Winter Solstice Reflection

On this shortest day of the year, we cannot help but think of the shortness of life.

We only have one life. Let us wake up and take notice.

This is our work.

Think about a friend who lives in another state or country.

How often do you see them?

Once every other year perhaps?

If you’re 40, . . .

Read More

12 small ways to improve your day

1. If you are driving to a neighborhood where street parking is hard to find, just park in the first spot you see within 10 blocks of your destination. Then walk.

2. Treat your phone like a landline. Leave it at home when you go out. Don't worry - it will be waiting for you when you come home. Alternative: Leave it in the car when you go . . .

Read More

The Dark Side of Goal Setting

The more goal orientated we are, the less likely we are to achieve the results we desire.

The more we focus on a future outcome, the lower the probability that it will come to pass.

Why is this?

Because if we condition ourselves to always be striving toward some goal, then inevitably the goalposts will always be moving.

. . .

Read More

All Categories: mindset(31) psychology(20) performance(17) strategy(16) business(15) productivity(15) learning(15) work(15) life lessons(13) leadership(12) career(12) lifestyle(10) weekly topic(10) attitude(10) reflection(10) mindfulness(10) habits(9) tactics(8) growth(8) money(8) thinking(7) process(7) personal finance(6) presence(6) health(6) awareness(6) philosophy(5) company culture(5) boss(5) tools(5) investing(5) fitness(5) quotes(4) exercise(4) politics(4) meditation(4) change(4) storytelling(4) efficiency(4) good life(4) time(4) travel(4) food(4) challenges(4) fightback(3) sports(3) life hack(3) relationships(3) new year(3) family(3) flow(3) books(3) entrepreneurship(3) results(3) goal setting(3) routines(3) management(3) problemsolving(3) focus(2) service(2) policy(2) cooking(2) negotiation(2) principles(2) technology(2) morality(2) organization(2) kindness(2) purpose(2) stoicism(2) goodlife(2) fun(2) slowness(2) stress(1) house(1) death(1) projects(1) links(1) confidence(1) meaning(1) organizational development(1) power(1) solutions(1) birthday(1) happiness(1) products(1) character(1) helpfulness(1) recipe(1) ritual(1) education(1) ideation(1) goals(1) effective altruism(1) winning(1) financial models(1) downloads(1) celebration(1) startups(1) economics(1) rules(1) sunday roundup(1) writing(1) amazon(1) household(1) portland(1) debate(1) cities(1) destinations(1) travel guide(1) planning(1) systems(1) mexico(1) love(1) keeley(1) fundraising(1) capital finance(1) story(1) attention(1) recipes(1) paradox(1) home