15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management - Deepstash

What I discovered is that highly successful people don’t prioritize tasks on a to-do list, or follow some complex five-step system, or refer to logic tree diagrams to make decisions. 

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15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management

15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management

by Kevin Kruse

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Dan Ariely, a Duke University professor of psychology and behavioral economics, suggests that most people are most productive and have the highest cognitive functioning in the firs...

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Tom Ziglar is the CEO of Ziglar, Inc.

Invest the first part of your day working on your number one priority that will help build your business. Do this without interruptions—no email or text—and before the rest of the world is awak...

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Others choose to do the most unpleasant tasks early in the morning in what’s known as the “eat the frog first” strategy. It’s a procrastination-fighting technique that says if you ...

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I try to reserve the morning for doing "real work." I find I can focus more in the morning whereas it's harder to get focused after having been bombarded by m...

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  • Highly successful people don’t have a to-do list, but they do have a very well-kept calendar
  • Surprisingly, the simple act of scheduling tasks ...

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Use a calendar and schedule your entire day into 15-minute blocks. It sounds like a pain, but this will set you up in the 95th percentile as far as organization goes. If it's not on the calenda...

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  • First, schedule a chunk of time for everything that is important to you; this is called “time blocking” or “time boxing.
  • Sec...

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In Jeff Weiner's calendar, there is a host of time slots greyed out, but with no indication of what's going on. The grey sections reflect "buffers,"

He schedule between 90 ...

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When you master the practice of time blocking, using your calendar instead of your to-do-list. You can literally see your life’s priorit...

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The key point is not to use a to-do list as your primary time management tool. Items on a to-do list can sit there forever, constantly getting bumped by things that seem ur...

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To beat procrastination once and for all, you have to understand it. You don’t procrastinate because you’re lazy. You procrastinate because:

  • You lack enough motivation.
  • You under...

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Ultimately, if we aren’t jumping out of bed in the morning excited to tackle our project, it’s because our dreams aren’t big enough. They aren’t motivating enough. And motivation comes down to

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