Peter Bregman Archive
Published March 01, 2013
Identify what’s important to you and acknowledge what’s not. If you don’t know where you want to spend your time, you won’t know where you don’t want to spend your time.
Published January 31, 2013
Living life as a performance is not only a recipe for stress and unhappiness; it also leads to mediocre performance.
Published January 25, 2013
Every time I ask a room of executives to list the top five moments their career took a leap forward — not just a step, but a leap — failure is always on the list.
Published January 18, 2013
People will trust you if you trust yourself. And to trust yourself you have to step out from behind the curtain.
Published January 11, 2013
The solution to a motivation problem is the exact opposite of the solution to a follow through problem. The mind is essential to motivation. But with follow through, it’s the mind that gets in the way.
Published December 21, 2012
It's not that goals, by their nature, are bad. It's just that they come with a number of side effects that suggest you may be better off without them.
Published December 14, 2012
Managing our time needs to become a ritual, too. Not simply a list or a vague sense of our priorities. That's not consistent or deliberate. It needs to be an ongoing process we follow no matter what to keep us focused on our priorities throughout the day.
Published December 07, 2012
I moved from an outside office to a home office because I wanted to spend more time with my family. But now I’m always in my home office.
Published December 03, 2012
Research shows that an ability to resist urges will improve your relationships, increase your dependability, and raise your performance.
Published November 08, 2012
It was lunchtime and the seven of us — two kids and five adults — would be in the car for the next three hours as we drove from New York City to upstate Connecticut for the weekend.