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How to Create Your Don't Do List for Increased Productivity

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How to Create Your Don't Do List for Increased Productivity
I have been preparing to teach the last 2 modules of my 12 part Star Achievement Series to a long-time client in Charlotte in early August. In so doing, I came across a piece I love, but can't take credit for and want to share it with you.

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To-do lists and dopamine

It is important to many people to have their to-do lists. It keeps them organized and in rack. When a task in the list is being accomplished, dose of dopamine in the brain which is responsible for being motivated. However, it is not enough to just create a to-do list, but also a "to-don't" list.

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The Power of Subtraction

Making a to-do list is not enough. We should know what holds us back when accomplishing the items in achieving objectives. Your to-don't list can help you illuminate what belongs on your to-do list. What you decide not to do is probably more important than what you decide to do

Crossing some items off of your to-do list can help you prioritize and know what is important. It doesn't only help you get rid of bad habits, it also assists you in retaining focus.

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Jim Collins

A great piece of art is composed not just of what is in the final piece, but equally important, what is not. It is the discipline to discard what does not fit—to cut out what might have already cost days or even years of effort—that distinguishes the truly exceptional artist and marks the ideal piece of work, be it a symphony, a novel, a painting, a company or, most important of all, a life.

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