7 Keys to Achieving Optimum Personal Productivity

There are also 7 Keys to achieving Optimum Personal Productivity.

1. Know What You Want

  • Why clarity of purpose and clear goals are so important
  • Confused about what you really want? Let inspiration and passion be your guide
  • Don’t let the tail wag the dog — recognize when it’s time to take charge
  • Confidence and personal productivity: how the two are intertwined

2. Establishing Priorities

  • Take the WMIT — What’s Most Important Test — a helpful tool for identifying your top priorities
  • How to know what to do first when everything seems urgent
  • Why everything you think is important right now isn’t
  • How to avoid the top mistakes people make when establishing priorities

3. Creating and Executing Action Plans

  • Key components of every effective action plan
  • Short­term and long­term planning perspectives
  • The essential steps of transforming rough ideas into concrete action plans
  • How to establish on­target action plan timelines
  • Backup and contingency planning how ­tos

4. Staying Focused and Fired Up!

  • Is energy drain preventing you from being your best? What to do about it
  • How to stay pumped up in the face of big challenges
  • Rest is important — but how much is enough and how much is too much?
  • The importance of creating distraction-free zones
  • How bad do you want it? Keys to staying fired up

5. Managing Time and Projects

  • Is multitasking a good or bad idea?
  • Tackling the time­wasters that’ll zap your productivity
  • All hours aren’t equal: understanding your personal peak productivity zones
  • How to beat perfectionism and procrastination for good
  • Scheduling time and meetings for optimal outcomes
  • The basics of smart project management

6. Tapping Into Support and Resources

  • You can’t do it all: 5 ways to enlist the support you need
  • Are inadequate resources threatening your productivity? How to know for sure and what to do about it
  • You’re never your best if you’re always alone: how connecting with others feeds your productivity
  • The smart and not so smart uses of today’s smart technologies
  • How supporting others today will magnify your productivity tomorrow

7. Maintaining Your Edge for the Long Haul

  • Why continual learning is critical to performing at your peak
  • How to find time for training in an already busy schedule
  • How your future goals can help you create your current professional development plan

Cheers

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