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Stop Making To-Do Lists Do This Instead


  • To-do lists should be called painful wish lists. A series of tasks you hope to accomplish, without a specific plan. 


  • Schedule a chunk of time for everything that is important to you; this is called “time blocking” or “time boxing.”
  •  Important items should be scheduled as early in the day as possible
  • Third, don’t cancel goals; reschedule them if necessary.
  • Treat your time-blocked calendar entries as if they were appointments with your doctor; they are that important.
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15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management

by Kevin Kruse

peter turla

''It's better to do the right thing slowly than the wrong thing quickly''

charles buxton

''You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it

Every Yes Is a No to Something Else
  • Every Yes is a No to something else. It's not that you should say no to everything; it's that you should think it through.
  • uncontrolled, saying yes to requests for time will quickly block out all the other things we value—including the very things that made us successful in the first place.
  • Give yourself permission to say no without guilt. You should not care about what others think of you for declining their requests!
  • Say no to everything that does not support your immediate goals

''Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely"

The E-3C System

E-(Energy)=You can’t make more time, but you can increase your productivity, by getting enough sleep, eating healthy, and doing meditation

C-(CAPTURE)=You must “capture” everything and anything into a notebook instead of trying to keep things in your head.

C-(CALENDAR)-What is implied with this step is don’t use a to-do list! If you want “to do” something, immediately schedule it on your calendar.

C-(Concentrate)- Don’t multitask, concentrate on one task at a time.


Principles we should know about forgiveness

  • Look beyond the situation: If we are hurt by someone’s words, try to understand why they spoke them. When people act harshly towards us, most of the time they are suffering too. This is empathy.
  • Separate the episode from the person: Rather than being affected by the emotion of guilt by saying, ‘I am wrong,’ or anger by saying, ‘You are wrong,’ we should separate the I or the You and deal with the wrong.
Self Discovery
  • We should understand ourselves to know what is meaningful to us, and what we want to devote our time to. This can be done by understanding our purpose, which takes dedication and patience. Discovering our purpose is exciting, just as opening a gift gives the feeling of anticipation and joy. Reaching our purpose in life is a journey, not an event.
  • If we are older and have not yet figured out our purpose, we can follow the principle: love what we have to do and do what we love to do.
Selfless Sacrifice

Life is a journey from being selfish(Ice-cream) to selfless (Candle) – a journey towards lasting happiness.

The philosophy of ICE-CREAM is to enjoy it before it melts.

 Whereas, philosophy of CANDLE is: Give light to others before it melts.

We all lie somewhere between the two. Being selfless is not to be confused with being over-caring. An empty cup can’t fill others’ cups. Even safety instructions on the plane say – Wear your own oxygen mask before helping others in times of crisis.

  • Some things in life are beyond our control. When we are in that situation, we feel overwhelmed as we try everything in our power to control it. But that is useless!
  • The founders of WhatsApp did not get jobs at Twitter and Facebook when they applied, which worked out in their favor in the future. Hence, what we see as bad at one point in time can turn out to be the best thing to happen to us.
  • Think: Is this in my control? If yes, you can do something about it. If no, then you cannot do anything about it. Therefore, in both circumstances, why worry

Self-Esteem is an individual subject evaluation of their own worth

  • Self-Esteem is Our Self-Concept.

Human beings cannot perform beyond the boundaries of their self-concept, whatever it may be.


  • Builds strong conviction.
  • Creates willingness to accept responsibility.
  • Builds optimistic attitudes.
  • Leads to better relationships and fulfilling lives.
  • Makes a person self-motivated and ambitious.

Building a positive attitude

We all know about helium balloons despite any color it will go up when released. because it is not the color of the balloon, it is what is inside that makes it go up.

The same thing applies to our lives. It is what is inside that counts. The thing inside of us that makes us go up is our attitude


• Become aware of the principles that build a positive attitude

• Desire to be positive

• Cultivate the discipline and dedication to practice those principles.


Why are goals important?

A man was traveling and stopped at an intersection. He asked an elderly man, "Where does this road take me?" The elderly person asked, "Where do you want to go?" The man replied, "I don't know." The elderly person said, "Then take any road. What difference does it make?"

Definition of goal

  • Goals are dreams with a deadline and an action plan. Goals can be worthy or unworthy. It is passion, not wishing, that turns dreams into reality.

Steps to turn a dream into reality:

 1. Have a definite, clear goal written.

 2. Have a plan to accomplish it.

 3. Read the first two twice a day.


Success is not an accident. It is the result of our attitude and our attitude is a choice. Hence success is a matter of choice and not chance.


  • Ego
  • Fear of failure success(Failure is the highway to success. Tom Watson Sr. said, "If you want to succeed, double your failure rate.")
  • No plan
  • Procrastination
  • Over-commitment or lack of commitment


  • Desire
  • Commitment
  • Responsibility
  • Hard Work
  • Positive Believing
The 40% Rule

Most of us give up when we've only given around "40 %" of our maximum effort. Even when we feel like we have reached our absolute limit, we still have 60% more to give!

Once you know that to be true, it's simply a matter of stretching your pain tolerance, letting go of your identity, and all your self-limiting stories.

The Empowerment Of Failure

According to Goggins, Failure is one of the best feelings in the world. And if you're not failing, that means you have set your goals to pass, which means you're not setting your goals high enough.

Face Your Bad Hand

Googins childhood was more brutal than most of the people, From mentally and physically abused and living in poverty, Faces bullying and Racism. Despite having so many difficulties and without having any physical and mental health, He is the only member of the U.S. armed forces ever to complete training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller. He is also a former Guinness World Record holder for completing 4,030 pull-ups in 17 hours, and one of the top endurance athletes.

How to live longer, healthier, and happier?
  • Okinawa, Japan is home to some of the longest-living people in the world. Their secret is ikigai. Finding your ikigai can be as simple as asking four basic questions:
  • What are your strengths? Think of what you do better than everyone else.
  • What does the world need? Imagine something you see that the world lacks.
  • What are your passions? Picture the things that you could do all day without stopping.
  • What can you earn a living doing? You have to make money from your craft, so how can you do that?
How you can live a longer and happier life by having a purpose, eating healthy, and not retiring

Do you want to live a long life? How about a happy one? What if you could have both? The secret to a long life actually comes from finding joy and purpose every day. Most of us think of these ideals as mere dreams that only a select few achieve.

The people of Japan, however, have practiced ikigai

we can use ikigai to live better by following 3 given points

  1. Having a purpose is a vital component of longevity and happiness.
  2. If you want to live a long life, follow the advice of some of the oldest people in the world.
  3. To stay healthy throughout your life, make sure that you are moving enough.

Residents of Okinawa suggest that you don’t always need to play a sport or go running to be healthy. Longevity and health are more about finding simple, consistent ways to move more through the day.

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