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Don't say "yes" to everything ...

Don't say "yes" to everything ...

According to the Pareto principle, 20 percent of the effort produces 80 percent of the results; however, 20 percent of the results consumes 80 percent of the effort.

Stop saying "yes" to every task . Just focus on most important task that yield some result . Lower the activation energy for habits you want to adopt and raise it for habits you want to avoid.

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Use Automation for repetitive tasks ...

Use Automation for repetitive tasks ...

Use Automation for repetitive tasks . People always forgot time is money. They try to do repetitive tasks manually as it requires less efforts or money but it will cost you your valuable time . Instead of doing those repetitive task you can focus on more important work .

You don’t have to ...

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Increase Productivity instead of working overtime ...

Increase Productivity instead of working overtime ...

The more you work, the less effective and productive you become over both the short and long term .

It’s important for us not to overwork ourselves and get enough sleep to maintain a high level of productivity.

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Take help when you need it ..

Take help when you need it ..

It’s important for us to realize we can seek help when we need it. Sometimes it’s impossible to do everything ourselves.

Instead of wasting time and energy on getting the things done all alone , take help from someone or a team so that you can focus on more important work .

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Stop being PERFECTIONIST ...

Stop being PERFECTIONIST ...

There is a robust correlation between increased perfectionism and decreased productivity.

So don't try to be perfect with everything because,

  • They spend more time than required on a task.
  • They procrastinate and wait for the perfect moment.
  • They miss the big pictur...

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Use DATA for decisions instead of GUESSING ...

Use DATA for decisions instead of GUESSING ...

Data gives your decisions a concrete base and people easily rely on your decisions and this helps in increasing your productivity .

But even if you can’t find data on a particular question you might have, it doesn’t take a lot of time to run a simple split test and examine your own results...

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Stop working and take some time alone ...

Stop working and take some time alone ...

When we are too focused on something, we’re essentially locking ourselves in a box which can end up being "COUNTERPRODUCTIVE" to our work or the results we’re chasing.

It’s important to walk away from work once in a while and have some alone time, which is good for the brain and spirit .

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3. Apply the 80/20 Rule to Everything

3. Apply the 80/20 Rule to Everything

The Pareto Principle or 80/20 Principle says that 20% of your activities will account for 80% of your results.

Resist the temptation to clear the small tasks first; instead, start your day by asking, “Is this task in the top 20% or bottom 80% of my activities

The Pareto Principle

The Pareto Principle

... or the 80/20 principle was coined in the early 1900s by Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist. He observed that the pea pods in his garden were producing peas at this rate. 20 percent of the pea pods produced 80 percent of the peas. This output was then observed by him on a larger sc...

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The Pareto principle has been seen working in various fields, and domains:

  • Sales and Marketing departments recognised that 20 percent of the customers brought 80 percent of the products, and 20 percent of their sales force made 80 per cent of the sales.
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