14 Ways to be Amazingly Productive!

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  • 14WAYS TO BEAMAZINGLYPRODUCTIVELAUNCHYOURGENIUS.COM
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  • At the end of the day, do you feel GREATor you feel like a DAY has SLIPPEDby?
  • THE NEWPRODUCTIVITY=MOREAWESOME+ MOREINTERESTING+ MORE PLAY+ MORE HAPPINESS+PURPOSE
  • Imagine BEING excited,INSPIRED and engagedin doing and going ABOUT YOUR DAY!
  • MAKE WORK MORE ENGAGING!Here are a few ideas that you mightfind useful:
  • 1. Figure Out Your Why: Intentional Productivityand Understanding Who You Are and What Makesyou TickB% w"% w"#. I /!#+ )$ w"#.$ %&r prp3!,w"#.$ %&r 0#$!, w"#.$ %&r b!()!f? W"% -&!$%&r &r,#+4#.)&+ 5)$.? W"% -& %& ,!. &. &fb!- !v!r% /&r+)+, #+- w"% $"&(- #+%&+!0#r!?- S)/&+ S)+!*, A."&r &f S.#r. w)." W"%
  • Did you ever in the middle of many lattes and lists have anepiphany of slowing down and asking the question why?Why are you doing what you are doing?I call this Intentional Productivity.
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  • WHAT MAKES YOU TICK? WHAT MAKESYOU EXCITED? INSPIRED?
  • TASKS THAT MAKE YOU FEELINSPIRED=GREATPRODUCTIVITY AND GREAT FEELING
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  • Sinek explains that most organizations knowwhat they do and how they do it but veryfew can clearly explain why they do whatthey do. The why question is the purposequestion.WHY?
  • Sinek explains that The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said Ibelieve and he gave the I have a dream speech and not the Ihave a plan speech and connected with the similar beliefs ofmany others.
  • I have a dream and Ibelieve are whyquestions and I have aplan is a whatquestion.
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  • Action Tips:Make productivity intentional by understandingwhat makes you tick: your skills, strengths andpassion: why you do what you are doing.YOUR PASSIONS+SKILLS+YOUR WHY +HIGHERPURPOSE+GREAT VALUE TO OTHERS = INSPIREDPRODUCTIVITY
  • 2. Mini Power-ListsARE YOU OVERWHELMED BYBIG LISTS?
  • Take your tasks and make a small power list of 3 to 5 items thatyou need to get done today.Complete the items on the power list one after one and check them off.What are the projects and the tasks that need attention and prioritytoday?DO LESS, ENJOY MORE!
  • 3. Overcome Analysis-paralysis byRestricting Unlimited Choice andAllowing a Time Frame for ActionEv!+ )f %&r! &+ ."! r),". .r#0*,%&(( ,!. r+ &v!r )f %& 7$. $). ."!r!-W)(( R&,!r$
  • DO YOUHAVEANALYSISPARALYSIS?
  • RESEARCH done by Dr. Barry Schwartz explainsthat too much CHOICE =LESS HAPPINESS AND MOREPARALYSIS.
  • Opportunity cost or the cost of notchoosing one choice with an uniqueset of benefits over another cansignificantly reduce our happinesslevels.
  • Also, having too much choice skyrocketsour expectationsand producesless satisfaction with making the onechoice.
  • Action Tips:Be decisive!SOME CHOICE=GOODMORE CHOICE= NOT BETTER!Restrict your choices and set up a time frame foryou to analyze and make a firm decision.
  • 4. The Lean Startup ProductivityLessons: Stop Spinning Your Wheelsand Take a New ApproachIn his wonderful book, The Lean Startup, authorEric Ries describes the Lean Startup process =BUILD, MEASURE, LEARN.
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  • = A quick launch or BUILD+Measurement of results or MEASURE+Learning from the data or LEARNThe Lean Startup MethodA8!r .")$ pr&0!$$, R)!$ -!$0r)b!$ ."#. %& 0#+ !)."!rp!r$!v!r! &r p)v&.. If ). )$ w&r*)+, %& p!r$!v!r! #+-/&v! #"!#- #+- )f ). )$ +&., %& p)v&. #+- -&$&/!.")+, -)!r!+..
  • HOW CAN WEAPPLY LESSONSFROM THE LEANSTARTUP TO OURPRODUCTIVITY?
  • Launch QUICKLYTEST it out, MEASURE AND GATHER FEEDBACKBased on the feedback, you LEARNand thendecide to make changes or go all out with whatyou have.
  • Imagine the productivity boost you will receive if you were anADAPTIVE learner and took quick action and were unafraidof metrics and feedback.Taking advantage of feedback to pivot or persevere gives you atremendous productivity boost.
  • Action Tips:Take quick actions towards your initialprototype.Measure what you have accomplished by actualfeedback from peers or customers.Pivot and change or persevere and moveforward. ADAPTIVE LEARNING=MOREPRODUCTIVITY
  • 5. Bust Through the CommonAssumptions and Beliefs That Do NotServe YouIf %& w#+. $&/!.")+, +!w, %& "#v!.& $.&p -&)+, $&/!.")+, &(- P!.!rF. Dr0*!r
  • WE SEE LIFE THROUGHOUR FILTERS OFPERCEPTION ANDBELIEF!
  • OUR BELIEFS ANDPERCEPTIONS CAN TUNNELVISION OUR THINKING!
  • DO YOU HAVE PRE-CONCEIVED IDEASABOUT PRODUCTIVITY?TASK IS EASY ORDIFFICULT...
  • ENEMIES OF HAPPY PRODUCTIVITY= Fear,Doubt, Overwhelm, Procrastination and aLack of confidence.
  • TAKE charge of your thinkingprocess, your emotions, yourbeliefs, behavior and address alack of inspired action= You canbe highly productive!
  • LAUNCH UNINHIBITEDand UNLEASH THEPOWER OF ACTIONTO BECOME HAPPILYPRODUCTIVE!
  • Action TipsBecome aware of assumptions and beliefs that youhave prevented you to be happily productive.Take charge of your thinking, emotions, behavior andaction power.By developing more inner-vibrance and by addressingfear, doubt, overwhelm and self-confidence, you openthe field for happy and amazing productivity.
  • 6. The Art of Creative ProductivityY% 0,$ $&v&r #%/v& , pr%b/&1%$ !)& /&v&/ %$ w)"0) "! w,#0r&,!&-. A/b&r! E"$#!&"$
  • In an engaging and short TED talk, Derek Sivers says that theopposite of what we think might also be true somewhere else. Theexample he gives is that streets have names and city blocks do not inthe US while in Japan, streets do not have names but blocks do.
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