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Regular Feedback Keeps You On Track

By breaking down large projects into smaller steps you have the opportunity to receive feedback faster and make adjustments when necessary.

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MORE IDEAS FROM What's Microproductivity? The Small Habit That Will Lead You To Big Wins

We want to see progress quickly. We enjoy the feeling of crossing something off our to-do list - dopamine is being released. 

By breaking long-term assignments down, you open the door to experience more frequent rewards and dopamine rushes which inspire you to keep taking steps forward.

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Melissa Gratias

"Breaking tasks down helps us to see large tasks as more approachable and doable, and reduces our propensity to procrastinate or defer tasks, because we simply don’t know where to begin."

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The main reasons why specific goals are so powerful:

  • They force us to make a choice to pursue them and exclude anything that’s irrelevant. This increases our focus.
  • They incite effort.
  • They inspire us to be more persistent, as we have a clear idea of what success looks like.
  • They immediately get our wheels turning on the strategies necessary to attain them.

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So by breaking a larger project down into smaller to-dos, it will be easier for you to identify what step you should take next.

These smaller steps should be written down on a list. 

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It's a defense mechanism you use in the battle between your positive self-identity and the common challenges of everyday life.

This habit comes down to an inherent need to protect your ego.

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This is a productivity method developed by Brian Tracy. The 'frog' refers to the most important and most impactful task you have to complete.

If you work on it first thing every morning, you'll be more productive and successful, and you'll reach your goals more quickly.

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Focus on the small improvements

Doing more in less time is not the ultimate solution to productivity. It's the path to burnout.

Productivity rests more on small improvements. By focusing on the small things, the big things will take care of themselves.

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