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Creating A Don’t-Do List

Start by looking at your congested to-do list. There's no doubt that there are items in that list that you can get rid of. By doing that, ask yourself these questions:

  1. If we do this, will we be really good at it?
  2. Will it make a difference in the market?

If the answer is no, then cross it out and move it to your don't-do list.

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