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Making a commitment to yourself helps keep you accountable.
Write your goals down, keep a to-do list with you, and create reminders on your phone and on your calendar.
If you’re a chronic procrastinator and simply can’t resist the temptations of things like Facebook and Youtube, it might be time to cut out temptations.
There are tools such as
Becoming aware of why you procrastinate means taking a step back and looking at some of the possible reasons such as boredom, lack of confidence in the project, lack of self-confidence, and feel...
If you get to your work desk and have no idea where to start, it can lead you to work on low-impact tasks (such as checking email) or other worse forms of procrastinating.
Commit to just showing up and you’ll find yourself completing a lot more tasks.
The next time you don’t feel like tackling a task, commit to only working on it for one minute. Se...
Successful people understand that tasks need to be broken down into much more specific and measurable sub-tasks.
This often encourages you to get more done and feel accomplished and mo...
Take a step back and figure out the reason you’re procrastinating on...
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The “two-minute rule” has two parts.
First, if something takes less than two minutes, do it now. Next, start building new habits for two minutes at a time. The rule for this is: When you start a new habit, it should take less than two minutes to do. The idea is to make your habits as easy to start as possible.
Think of these “two-minute habits” as gateway habits that will lead to your overarching goal.
It takes time to get into a rhythm to work on a task. Instead of constantly starting and stopping that process, it’s better to keep your rhythm going by bundling similar tasks together.
By doing this, you avoid interruptions and prevents himself from procrastinating.
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This is an essential aspect of successfully preparing for your day: you separate your actions into small chunks and focus only on the mini-goals of each segment.
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Probably the most influential step you can take toward creating a consistent practice of success is to invest in the systems that make your life run like a well-oiled machine.
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We all plateau. It’s frustrating but also a normal part of life. The key to bursting through ceilings, be they mental, physical or financial, is to hold yourself accountable. That doesn't mean accountable for doing it all, but accountable for getting help.
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You have to know who you are and what you want.
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Curiosity creates a longing to know more, do more and be more.
To have a successful life, you have to cultivate your sense of wonder and be curious about what the future might hold. Curiosity helps you see any situation as an opportunity for your advancement and learning.
It improves your ability to prioritize and it makes decision-making easier.
It also provides commitment: it's usually hard to commit to something that has no foreseeable future.
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