Voicemail to Text Mail: Ask Nelson Reply

Received this question from David Henderson, Pastor of Eagle’s Landing Church in Port Richey, FL. “In a recent Time Management post you mentioned that you have automated your cell phone voice mail ‘by having voice messages automatically sent to me as text messages.’  How are you doing this?” Thanks David!  Here’s two websites that do this for you: www.YouMail.com – … Read More


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Character and Reputation

“Character is like a tree, and reputation is like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” — Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States


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Laws of Lifetime Growth – Book Recommendation

I’ve been reading a lot lately about keeping the ‘entrepreneurial mindset’ alive in a maturing organization.  Dan Sullivan, co-author of The Laws of Lifetime Growth, coaches thousands of entrepreneurs each months so his book caught my attention.  It’s a quick read with easy to remember laws.  Here’s a few insights I found helpful: Law 2 – Always Make Your Learning … Read More


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Lessons Learned From Rick Warren – Lesson #4

Lesson #4 – Don’t Be Afraid To Fail Rick used to tell us, “If you aren’t failing at least once a day, you aren’t trying hard enough.” I’ve heard Woody Allen put it like this, “If you don’t fail now and again, it’s a sign you are playing it safe.” Notice that the difference between Rick and Woody comes in … Read More


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Lessons Learned From Rick Warren – Lesson #3

Lesson #3 – You Are Blessed To Be A Blessing   Rick taught me The Principle of Generosity. This principle states that you are blessed to be a blessing. God wants to work through you. He wants the blessings He pours into your life and ministry to flow out of you and bless others. Picture a living river, being fed … Read More


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The Last Lecture – Time Management Bonus

If there’s anyone out there who understands the 34 Time Management Principles I lay out in my new resource it is Randy Pausch, who is dying from pancreatic cancer. Randy is a Carnegie Mellon Professor who delivered what he called ‘the last lecture‘ on Sept 18, 2007 and it has turned into a phenomena on YouTube and is now captured … Read More


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