PO Box 37
Arlington, MA 02476



It’s About Time

Have you ever forgotten something at the supermarket?

Did you ever hit redial because you forgot to mention…?

My office is 20 minutes from my house.

And I am only there once a week (I delegate the rest)

So if I forget to

     sign a contract

     write the bonus checks, or

     pick up more business cards

It costs me an hour.

Back and forth.

I used to spend a full day every year going back for something I forgot.

Now I never forget.


In my iPod Touch I have a list:

Fish Office

Anything I need to do in Arlington goes on that list.

And here’s the most important discipline:

Before I leave the office

I check my list

Twice. (thanks Santa!)

Otherwise I would forget.

Checking that list saves me hours.

Hours I can spend with my wife and daughters.

I have a list for the supermarket, the CVS, and questions for my doctor.

Stuff I gotta remember not to forget.

I joke with my teams.

If you didn’t see me put it on a list, I won’t do it.

Except that it’s not a joke.

It’s accountability.

For them and for me.

I never forget.

Your time is too important to leave to chance!

What did you forget today?

What list will help you remember?

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