3 Steps to Building Productivity Habits That Stick

Original source: Medium. Productivity requires taking action on your intentions. The best way to make progress with your intentions is to find a way to pay attention to them. Productivity habits — repeated actions that pair your intentions with attention — are an excellent way to do this. 1. Simplify as much as possible. Remember ,  simplicity scales. 2. Create …

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The 7 Biggest Career Mistakes

Original source: Medium. A lot of us have similar things that hold us back from building careers we love. Mistake #1: Thinking your career should be linear - Almost none of them “moved up the ladder” in a linear fashion. In fact, 99% of top performers have made at least one discontinuous “jump” in their …

Follow This 4-Step Routine Every Friday

Original source: Medium. Having a specific and intentional routine on Friday will set you up for a relaxing weekend and a successful following week. Block off your calendar for all of Friday afternoon - This means not scheduling any meetings or calls after 12 noon on Friday. Spend 2+ hours working on unfinished top-priority tasks …

5 Ways to Build a Remarkably Successful Career

Original source: Medium. Everyone wants to build a successful career: To get promoted, to gain new responsibility and authority, to earn a higher salary… Jim Whitehurst —from management consultant at Boston Consulting Group to Treasurer of Delta Airlines to COO of Delta Airlines, and now CEO of Red Hat— definitely knows how to build a …

Why Smart People Don’t Multitask

Original source: LinkedIn. You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren't just harming your performance in the moment; you may very well be damaging an area of your brain that's critical to …

Why The Best Leaders Delegate

Original source: Landit. Saving Time Choosing the Right People Empower Your Staff Don’t Just Delegate Downward Explain the Task and Praise the Task Delegating will save you time and create revenue, provided you focus on growing your business. However, delegating is a lot more than assigning tasks – it will take a bit of time …

Happy New Year Wish – Poem by Joanna Fuchs

My Happy New Year wish for you Is for your best year yet, A year where life is peaceful, And what you want, you get. A year in which you cherish The past year’s memories, And live your life each new day, Full of bright expectancies. I wish for you a holiday With happiness galore; …

Another Year Is Saying Goodbye – Poem by Hebert Logerie

In spite of last year’s ups and downs, Life was beautiful and rewarding. We played in the park and chased the clowns. No one got hurt, and with the Good Lord’s blessing, We are confident that next year will be better. We have lost a few good friends who were very sick. We hope to …

Why Aren’t You Delegating?

Original source: Landit. Watch for warning signs Understand why you’re not delegating Measure how you’re doing Choose the right people Integrate delegation into what you already do Ask others to hold you accountable Really let go Learn from experience “Your most important task as a leader is to teach people how to think and ask …