always start with purpose, clarity and excitement

Awesome Productivity Tips – Issue 186

Always start with purpose, clarity and excitement then action will follow.


Self-Development

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

~Albert Einstein

What is the most important skill in your life? Tell us your opinion after reading this article.

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Habits

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response.”

~Viktor Frankl

The 7 habits: be proactive, not reactive.

I told my daughter when she left home for university to l live her life like she drove her car. Now imagine running your business the same way: Be Proactive!

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Strategy

“You live your life looking forward and you make sense of your life looking backward.”

~Marlies Cohen

Once you learn these 8 harsh realities of life, you’ll be much stronger

  • Failure is part of the plan
  • You can’t rely on anyone but yourself

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Productivity

Your to-do list is a road map for your day.”

~Paula Rizzo

Do these mistakes describe you? Seven to-do list mistakes that could be derailing your productivity.

  • Why you shouldn’t write your list in the morning
  • The items you should leave off completely.

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Inspiration

Minimalism is more and more in the news, but it is not easy to let go of things. So could all your stuff affect your happiness?

When I first came to Canada over 40 years ago from Switzerland, the one thing that surprised me the most was that people parked their cars in their driveway because their garage was filled with stuff. In Switzerland a garage is for the car, one of our more expensive investments, if there then was still room in the garage some other items were stored there.

Now, once the garage is overflowing that stuff is moved to a storage unit and then promptly forgotten. What a what waste of money.

I hope you will gain some insight in this TED Talk; Less stuff, more happiness


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