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Fixing A Deadline

When you fix your time, you’ll have more energy and sprint better. With an end in sight, we can push ourselves, when work is endless it becomes much harder to put in our best effort.


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The Three Mindsets

Three mindsets to make your life better:

  1. Abundance mindset
  2. Positive mindset
  3. Growth mindset
  • Self-discipline is a muscle that gets stronger the more you use it.
  • Focus on efforts, not outcomes.


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What Drives You

Know what you care about most, your “hot spots” in personal life and work life. Prioritize those over everything else, see how your time fits into those hot spots.

If you don’t set maximums and minimums on how you apply time to different areas, someone will for you. Put a maximum on career,...


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An Agile Life

An Agile Life

An agile life is one that can easily respond to change. Where you’re not overly constrained by rigid planning, but can rather adapt and get things done in a way that fits your goals and the constant randomness of life.

  • Don’t set static rigid goals, keep testing and adjusting as you g...


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Productivity Pitfalls

The Top five productivity pitfalls are:

  1. Analysis paralysis
  2. Do it when you feel like it
  3. Don’t know the work to be done
  4. Lack of boundaries
  5. Perfectionism

If you have motivation without technique, you’re just a motivated idiot. If you hav...


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A Day’s Work

  • Don’t base your day on what you didn’t get done in the past. Base it on what you want to accomplish now, what will have the biggest impact now.
  • Set a weekly reflection for what went well, what didn’t, what you got done, what you want to do in the future.
  • Taking action is the ...


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Rule Of 3

Focus on 3 goals for the day, week, month, year. Make them feed up from one to the next, and work them down when setting new ones. So the day goals fit the week goals, etc. Adjust as necessary.

Carve out a chunk of your life force for making improvements and leading the life you want to liv...


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Energy Vs Time

Time management is less important than energy management. Spend your best energy on your most important work, and everything else will follow.

The key isn’t to have some huge long term plan but to rather know the next vital few things you need to do to hit the goal you want to accomplish.


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Tips For An Agile Life

  • Do the worst things first. Sometimes they’re the most important, and then you won’t dread them all day.
  • Find your “power hours” and focus on getting more of them in your day (see Deep Work).
  • Create a shutdown routine for the end of your day to help yourself unwind and get out...


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Limit your time

Limiting how much time you spend on a task makes the task more fun, more structured, and less frustrating and difficult because you’ll always be able to see an end in sight.

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"If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will"

When we don’t choose where to put our focus, energy and time deliberately, other people (managers, colleagues, family members etc.) will choose for us and in time, we’ll have lost sight of everything that is meaningful and important.

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