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How To Be Focused & Productive Painting

7 things to start doing now for a fresh outlook on summer

Work is picking up for a lot of people. Schedules are filling fast. Things are already in full-swing for many of us. Are you tired of working long hours yet? Do your summers fly by? Come fall, do you wonder where the time went? Summer doesn’t officially start until June 21 and burning ourselves out too soon will inevitably put us on a path of no good. Next thing you’ll be saying is, “I need to hire more help.” You may already be in that situation.

PREMIUM PAINT – Quality Paint Brands

Quality Paint Brands

Do we really get what we pay for when purchasing premium quality paint brands? How do we identify premium paint? What we discovered at Jack Pauhl about a $20 paint may change everything you thought you knew about premium paints in the same way two paint brushes under $10 changed how we look at the true value of paint brushes.

Drywall Primers: Do They Work? The “B” Test

Drywall Primers The B Test


Drywall Primers. Do They Work? The “B” Test is now available as a seperate 6 page PDF download via Gumroad. You may also be interested in reading “What is the best primer for bare drywall?


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Are Your Beliefs Hindering Your Profits?

Why you should avoid tunnel vision like a horde of zombies

Tunnel vision (also known as Kalnienk vision) is the loss of peripheral vision with retention of central vision, resulting in a constricted circular tunnel-like field of vision.

Websters Dictionary
1 : constriction of the visual field resulting in loss of peripheral vision

2 : extreme narrowness of viewpoint : narrow-mindedness ; also : single-minded concentration on one objective

Let’s focus on ( 2 : ) for the purpose of this article.

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. – Albert Einstein

As you look back over the years, did you consistently perform work the same way? Were you buying the same products over and over? Were you consistently producing the same results?

I would hope so.

As humans, we fall easily into creatures of habit. We believe everything is just fine. We resist change. We drive the same way to work. We have the same morning coffee or tea ritual. We do the same things that make us comfortable. We concede to what we know works. 

Dear Phone, You are not the boss of me!

Taking drastic measures to get my life back.

2014 began with many great changes and new opportunities which require focus, but my regular workday is made up of a dynamic schedule. I am regularly faced with non-stop distractions throughout the day. Between my persistent note taking and my phone going off constantly —I decided to do a groundbreaking deconstruct and kick this new year off with a clear path. Have a look at my first post on Medium.