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IF YOU DON’T HAVE CONTROL OVER YOUR DAILY SCHEDULE

IF YOU DON’T HAVE CONTROL OVER YOUR DAILY SCHEDULE

  1.  Be aware: Simply knowing that you’re operating at a suboptimal time can be helpful because you can correct for your chronotype in small but powerful ways.
  2. Work the margins: Even if you can’t control the big things, you might still be able to shape the little things. If you’re a lark or a third bird and happen to have a free hour in the morning, don’t fritter it away on e-mail. Spend those sixty minutes doing your most important work. Try managing up, too. 

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DANIEL H. PINK

“Breaks are not a sign of sloth but a sign of strength”

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FIGURE OUT YOUR DAILY WHEN

FIGURE OUT YOUR DAILY WHEN

3 step process -

  1. Determine your chronotype: Lark( morning type), Owl (night type), or Third bird (in between)
  2. Determine what you need to do. Does it involve heads-down analysis or head-in-the-sky insight? Or are you trying to make a decision?
  3. Look at th...

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WHEN TO EXERCISE

WHEN TO EXERCISE

  • Lose weight: Morning exercise (after waking up) may burn 20 percent more fat than later, post-food workouts.
  • Boost mood: Cardio workouts—swimming, running, even walking the dog— do it in the evening, you’ll end up sleeping through some of the good fe...

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Daniel H. Pink

“I used to believe that timing was everything. Now I believe that everything is timing.”

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FOUR TIPS FOR A BETTER MORNING

FOUR TIPS FOR A BETTER MORNING

  1. Drink a glass of water when you wake up.
  2. Don’t drink coffee immediately after you wake up.
  3. Soak up the morning sun.
  4. Schedule talk therapy, appointments for the morning.

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Four Situations When You Should Go First

  1. If you’re on a ballot (county commissioner, prom queen, the Oscars)
  2. If you’re not the default choice
  3. If there are relatively few competitors (say, five or fewer) - for the advantage of the “primacy effect”
  4. If you’re interviewing for a job and you’re up against several...

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DANIEL H. PINK

“The best endings don’t leave us happy. Instead, they produce something richer—a rush of unexpected insight, a fleeting moment of transcendence, the possibility that by discarding what we wanted we’ve gotten what we need.”

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Four Situations When You Should Not Go First

  1. If you are the default choice, don’t go first.
  2. If there are many competitors (not necessarily strong ones, just a large number of them), going later can confer a small advantage, and going last can confer a huge one.
  3. If you’re operating in an...

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MAKE A BREAK LIST

Each day, alongside your list of tasks to complete, meetings to attend, and deadlines to hit, make a list of the breaks you’re going to take.

Start by trying three breaks per day. List when you’re going to take those breaks, how long they’re going to last, ...

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TAKE A PERFECT NAP

TAKE A PERFECT NAP

  1. Find your afternoon through time: Around 2-3 pm (after ~7 hours of waking up).
  2. Create a peaceful environment: Turn off notifications, dim the lights, etc.
  3. Down a cup of coffee: The most efficient nap is the nappuccino. The ca...

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PAUSE LIKE A PRO

PAUSE LIKE A PRO

A psychologist who studies extraordinary performers, Ericsson found that elite performers have something in common: They’re really good at taking breaks.

In Ericsson’s study, one factor that distinguished the best from the rest is that they took complete breaks duri...

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ORSON WELLES

"If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story. "

ORSON WELLES

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