5 important things about work

1. Not all work is important work, but it’s easy to waste your time on details. Learn about the difference between deep work and shallow work. Focus on the deep work. Limit the shallow work. Say no to wasting time on details.

2. Organization doesn’t matter as much as action. Say no to busy work that keeps you from taking action.
3. You are your own greatest
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27 ways to do more in a day

1. Plan your day ahead of time.

Make a better plan. Put 1-3 big things on your schedule with blocked-out time for each one. Don’t wing it on the important stuff. Wing it on everything else. Don’t cram it full of details.

2. Include transition time.

Don’t expect yourself to switch instantly from one task to another. Work in transition time. Give your brain and body a… Continue reading

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Good sandwich, bad sandwich

Focusing on what matters feels like the riskiest thing to do.

You want to cover all your bases.

Diversify! Everything!

But it’s like this:

You have a loaf of bread. Those are your possibilities. One slice of bread = one possibility.

And you have a big spoonful of peanut butter and a big spoonful of jelly.  That’s you. Your resources: time, energy, money, attention, ability. A couple… Continue reading

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