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Learning DayCaptain — Videos

In these short videos, we will show you how DayCaptain works and how to use it effectively.

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Beat our inner critic: Four simple steps to accomplish our goals

All too often it's just us, standing in our own ways. We compromise our own progress for nebulous feelings of doubt and confusion. A simple approach to self-worth, peace of mind and accomplishment.

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How to plan for a successful day

After we learned why planning is crucially important for our success and well-being, I'm going to demonstrate how I do my planning routine. I use DayCaptain as tool, because it has been developed for supporting exactly this kind of process. However, you can adopt this process to any other tool as well (but I promise: you won't get close to being as fast as with DayCaptain).

Warning: when you become mindful of your breaks and how you spend your time, this might conflict with your “I'm a heavy hustler and crunch 14 office hours a day”-attitude. The goal is not anymore to keep you feeling busy while wasting time, but to make the most of your hours.

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Why personal planning unlocks your success

In this post I describe situations that I have gone through dozens of times, before I identified recurring patterns. I realized for myself that when I actually have time to work on my things, I regularly end up in a state of procrastination and feeling not productive at all. Even though I knew I was wasting a lot of time at work, I used to tell anyone and especially myself that I don't have enough time for all the fun things I would like to do.

In this post, I want to describe behavior patterns I observed from myself, and the supposed reasons for them. I draw one conclusion from them: Set yourself up for success by having a definite action plan.

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