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Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock | How to Work Smarter

Self-care

  • Take care of yourself. Your productivity levels depend on it:
  • Get enough sleep. Don't sacrifice sleep for work.
  • Eat right. Stop eating junk. Exercise.
  • Take recovery time.
  • Pay attention to your relationships.

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Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock | How to Work Smarter

Three Star Leadership | Wally Bock | How to Work Smarter

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Choose your priorities

  • You can have too many important things. If a thing is important, start the day with it.
  • Pick measurable behaviors that drive important results. Then, keep records so you have a full picture of your progress.

Concentrate

Block uninterrupted time to work for the important things, remove distractions and don't multitask.

Unimportant stuff

Get used to saying no to good ideas and possibilities that distract you from the most important things and that don't serve your purpose.

Reduce cognitive load

... and save your brainpower for your most important things.
Use checklists, reminders, and automation to get things done without conscious effort.

Leverage your strengths

And do that for other people too.
This will bring greater benefits in the long term than spending time concentrating on your weaknesses.

Self-care

  • Take care of yourself. Your productivity levels depend on it:
  • Get enough sleep. Don't sacrifice sleep for work.
  • Eat right. Stop eating junk. Exercise.
  • Take recovery time.
  • Pay attention to your relationships.

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