Top 10 Steve Jobs Success Secrets for Insane Productivity - Deepstash
Focus on what matters
  • Write down the end goal.
  • Divide the goal into specific actions you need to take to get there. Think in terms of systems: focussed, routine actions that you can do daily.
  • List a...

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Top 10 Steve Jobs Success Secrets for Insane Productivity

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Steve Jobs

“Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do. It’s true for companies, and it’s true for products."

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Seek Simplicity
  • Find out if the problem really exists, and why. This will open a path to alternative ways of solving it.
  • Some problems, which seem complex, often have simple solutions.
  • What...

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Saying NO: Steve Jobs style
  • When a request comes to you in person, pause and count to three before delivering your decision.
  • Explain that you are focused on other things right now but would love to get together ...

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Find and do what you Love
  • Take a step back before starting. Do you like doing something or do you just like the idea of it being done?
  • Share your progress and test the responses and feedback.
  • A f...

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Focus on the essentials of your life
  • Don't waste time on non-essential and trivial things.
  • Simply quit worrying about what other people think, and focus on your goal.

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Mastering the Message

When preparing and giving presentations:

  • Have a catchy phrase that resonates among all.
  • Get into a story-telling mode, as a good story captivates the audience.
  • Focus on t...

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Think different
  • See problems from different angles, forming associations, and links.
  • Shake things up, change random things, and you may get new ideas.
  • Practice every day to form new associatio...

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Delegate tasks 
  • Delegate to the right person, providing clear instructions.
  • Define outcomes and goalposts.
  • Ask for Clarification and questions.
  • Have the task explained back to you, to ...

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Connect the dots
  • Keep learning: Read a book while you are idle, and you can finish 50 books a year.
  • Make a 'To Learn' list, like a new language, or skill.
  • Try to be with intellectual friends.

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Live in the Future
  • The more your knowledge, the better you can predict, plan ahead and respond to problems. Educate yourself and leverage that knowledge towards an optimal result.

  • Consider...

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