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4 counterintuitive strategies to finally tackle those nagging projects

4 counterintuitive strategies to finally tackle those nagging projects

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Don't arrive early for meetings

You may view it as a point of pride to always arrive at meetings five to ten minutes early. However, those minutes add up. You could be over-preparing and losing precious hours in your week.

Consider redirecting that time toward projects that are waiting for your at...

There are certain instances in which adding more meetings will help you accomplish the work. To tackle your nagging projects, identify accountability partners and schedule regular check-ins with them.

A couple of 30-minute meetings during the week with a partner can pro...

Layer your activities

How can you layer work and tackle nagging projects while you’re objectively engaged in something else?

  • For example, when you’re exercising, could you speak through the talking points of an upcoming presentation and record yourself? Later, transcribe your audio. 
  • Or...

Look at all of the work you need to accomplish. What is not a short-term priority? Where can you cut corners? Consider: What are your essential projects and your “nice-to-have” projects?

For the tasks you deem imperative, determine your “good enough.” Weigh the va...

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