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Motivational Quotes to Help You Get Things Done

Paul J. Meyer

Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.

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Motivational Quotes to Help You Get Things Done

Motivational Quotes to Help You Get Things Done

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Henry Ford

Henry Ford

You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do.”

Tony Robbins

Tony Robbins

You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.”

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”

Peter Drucker

Peter Drucker

“Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else.”  

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

“Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone."

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

Robert Frost

Robert Frost

“The only way around is through.”

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell

“The critical ingredient is getting off your butt and doing something. It’s as simple as that. A lot of people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now.”

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GTD (Getting Things Done)

GTD is a productivity method for organizing your to-dos, priorities, and schedule in a way that makes them all manageable.

Its 5 principles are:

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"GTD is an organizational system. It doesn't put rules around how you actually do your work. Instead, it focuses on how you capture the work you need to do, organize it, and choose what needs your attention"

"GTD is an organizational system. It doesn't put rules around how you actually do your work. Instead, it focuses on how you capture the work you need to do, organize it, and choose what needs your attention"

GTD: Capture
Capture everything. Your to-dos, your ideas, your recurring tasks, everything. Put it in a pen-and-paper notebook, a to-do app, a planner, whatever you prefer to use to get organized.

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Reacting and Overreacting

Not all intense responses are overreactions.

The problem arises when you start to react in a bigger way than justified.  Overreactions never make the situation better.

Types Of Overreactors
  • Internal: they overthink the things that don't go their way and are unable to put their focus onto something else.
  • External: they yell, scream, or snap back at people when something isn't exactly how they want it.
Know Your Triggers

This way, you can learn to be more in control of your reactions:

  • Identify the things that bother you the most (rejection, criticism, or even something that has nothing to do with you).
  • Think about basic contributing factors like lack of sleep, being hungry or thirsty, or being overworked.

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Stephen King
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
Stephen King
Don't just wait around

You must challenge yourself to take action sooner rather than later.

Planning and strategizing are important parts of the beginning of a new project, but be careful not to lose yourself indefinitely in these steps.

Don't play the blame game

Blame is nothing but an easy way out of taking responsibility for your own outcomes. It’s a lot easier to point a finger at someone or something else instead of looking within yourself. 

Blame is not constructive; it does not help you or anyone else.

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