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Life Management Skills

https://www.tonyrobbins.com/productivity-performance/manage-your-life-not-a-list/

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Life Management Skills
To truly grow, you have to learn life management skills instead of piling more tasks on to your plate. If you find yourself achieving things, checking them off your to-do list and still wondering, "Is this all there is?" then it's time to change your approach. Start Integrating these powerful life management skills.

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Find purpose

Think about what you want from your life. Your true goal is more profound than buying a nice car. What objective brings you a sense of joy, fun, and freedom? It could be providing for your family or being the best in your field.

Once you know what you really want, you start making progress towards it.

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Visualize the outcome

You're not failing to reach your goals because you are incapable - you're failing because you're trying to focus on too many things at the same time.

Instead of focusing on what you need to do to reach your goal, visualize the outcome. If you think of the outcome instead of the steps to get there, you're more likely to pursue your goal. Then the steps will become a couple of manageable tasks.

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Utilize N.E.T. time

N.E.T. stands for “No Extra Time,” and it’s based on the concept that you always have time during your day that you can fill with learning.

An important step in achieving any goal is to continue learning at every opportunity. Feed your mind during downtime. It could mean listening to a podcast while commuting.

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Spend time on relationships

Ensure to take time every day to cultivate relationships with your loved ones. Plan for date nights and opportunities for a deeper connection. Reserve time to play with, read and talk to your children.

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Learn how to communicate better

We often lose valuable time because of miscommunication.

Communicating with your partner and your team at the office leads to better relationships and schedules. Life management becomes easier when you take the time to really listen.

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  • Create a schedule for your day and stick to it!
  • Chunk: Group like tasks together into blocks of time, then focus on those specifics. 
  • RPM: Short for Results-oriented/Purpose-driven/Massive Action Plan: a system to uncover what you want and then reap the rewards. 
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Productivity defined

Being busy and always moving through tasks is not the same as being productive.

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