3 Problems The Arena App Can Help You Solve

The Commitment We all have that concern when we take on a project: Do I have time for this? Unfortunately, we sometimes don’t ask ourselves that question before we agree to something and end up not having time for that project, no matter how small it seems. But now...

Team Book Recommendations

Every month, our team participates in a book discussion (usually held via a virtual meeting platform). The book is chosen by  team members on a rotating basis, and the book must meet the following criteria: Non-fiction Must relate to our clients, our company, and/or...

Checklist vs. Playlist: Tips for a Successful Day

When you’re stuck but ready to get back into action when you’re stuck, consider checklists and playlists! Whereas checklists are all about taking steps to reach an already-identified outcome, playlists are an approach to choosing and implementing an outcome....

Thrivner Book Club | Decisive

Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and WorkBy: Chip and Dan Heath Decisive, written by brothers Chip and Dan Heath, is designed to serve as a road map for making better personal and professional choices. The core of the book focuses on explaining how to use...

Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2019

As January dawns there is no end to the advice out there about how to start the new year well. We already wrote a blog about resolutions, so our advice is already on the record. This post is about something slightly different: How do you end a year well? Ending a year...

New Year, New Goals, Best You

The new year is almost here! For some people, the dawn of a new year is an opportunity to reflect and improve. Others see the new year as just another day and are far more likely to reflect and improve when they feel internally compelled to do so. They see nothing...

Simplify: Life and The Arena App

Preparation: Make it Simple Now that we are officially into the last month of the year, time feels as though it is speeding up, and we have a limited amount of it to finish everything. While this is not actually the case, it doesn’t seem to make that feeling any...

Thrivner Book Club | Born to Run

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never SeenBy: Christopher McDougall Born to Run, written by Christopher McDougall, is a story of the Tarahumara (a reclusive Mexican tribe who may hold the secrets of being an ultimate...

Don’t Break the Chain

Productivity Advice Several years ago, comedian Jerry Seinfeld offered a piece of creative advice to another aspiring comic, Brad Isaac: The only way to be a better comedian is to write more, and the best way to write more is to write every day. But that isn’t where...

Using a List to Relax More This Holiday Season

We’ve all been there: You committed to way too many holiday parties, can’t remember who wanted Dare to Lead, only have time to put up the decorations in two rooms instead of the whole house, and made a to-do list, but it’s too late to start. So now what? You...