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The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People

The 8 Habits of Highly Productive People
by Celes on Dec 2, 2010 | ShareThis Email This Post What do you define as a “productive” person? Is it the ability to robotically churn out work, hour after hour? Is it the amount of discipline one has? Before we can discuss what makes a productive person, we should first define what productivity is. For example, let’s say Peter types very fast and can reply 1000 emails a day. The past few months have been my most productive months for the year. At the same time, I’ve also been managing other work, such as 1-1 coaching with clients (I’m handling about 5-6 clients on average at each time), administrative aspects of the business, writing Personal Excellence articles/guest posts, maintaining the site, etc. A few days ago I finished designing my lineup of workshops next year, and earlier this week I conceptualized the idea for a new book. I think productivity is really how you manage yourself, and the habits you practice. For everything you’re doing now, ask yourself how important this is.

Cultivate Life Transforming Habits in 21 Days by Celes on Jun 9, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post Have you ever thought of introducing a good habit into your life, but never got around to doing it? Perhaps you tried it for 1-2 days, but then lacked the discipline to continue afterward. Perhaps you are overwhelmed by the effort required to institute it into your life and never got around to doing it. In comes the 21-Day Trial Program . The 21-Day Trial is not just limited to developing good habits – it can also be used to break off bad habits. This is one of my favorite self improvement tools because it is simply so effective. Why 21 days? The 21-Day Trial is inspired by Steve Pavlina’s 30-Day Trial and it’s a modified version of it. 21 days is what it takes to fully break/form a new habit. Benefits of this trial There are several very attractive benefits of this 21-day trial. 1. Many people procrastinate on getting certain things done, even though these may be good habits which will bring significant benefits into their lives. 2. 3. 4.

Clé USB U3 Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir U3. Une SanDisk Cruzer L'U3 ou Smart Drive était un format de clé USB comprenant une plate-forme logicielle spéciale qui permet aux développeurs d'écrire des applications spécialement conçues pour fonctionner depuis une clé de ce type. Une application U3 est dite portable car elle peut être utilisée sur différents ordinateurs sans nécessiter une installation sur chacun d'entre eux : le programme ainsi que ses données et sa configuration sont stockés sur la clé et non sur les ordinateurs hôtes. SanDisk et M-Systems ont créé un mini-environnement avec une sorte de menu de démarrage appelé LaunchPad qui ne fonctionne que sous Windows. Compatibilité avec les systèmes d'exploitation[modifier | modifier le code] Les clés U3 sont compatibles avec Microsoft Windows Vista à partir de la version 1.4 du LaunchPad. Exemples de logiciels disponibles[modifier | modifier le code] Fin de vie[modifier | modifier le code]

Achieve More With Less In Life Using 80/20 Principle by Celes on Jan 9, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post This is part-1 of a 3-part series on achieving more with less in your life using the 80/20 principle. “Conventional wisdom is not to put all of your eggs in one basket. 80/20 wisdom is to choose a basket carefully, load all your eggs into it, and then watch it like a hawk.” – Richard Koch, The 80/20 Principle Today, I am going to share with you the power of applying the 80/20 principle to your life. So, what is the 80/20 Principle? Imagine you are the CEO of a company and you have a sales force of 100 people. However, what if instead of a 1-1 relationship, you found out 80% of your sales is actually contributed by 20% of your staff? What the 80-20 Principle Is About This is what the 80/20 rule is about – it says that 80% of the effects in situations are from 20% of the causes. Examples of 80/20 Principle in Action Below are just a few of the tens of thousands of examples where 80/20 principle can be observed: ….And the list goes on. 1. 2.

Garys Social Media Count | PERSONALIZE MEDIA - StumbleUpon Click for App Store Page Original Counter and Post from 24 Sep 2009! June 2013 ‘Social’ Update (mobile, games & heritage to come) June 2012 ‘Social’ Update August 2011 Update ABOUT Living statistics – Many of us who have been following social media since the early 90s are very sensitive to today’s exponential growth in usage of the sharing web. If you want to embed this on your page just click the button in the bottom left of the app to copy the code to your clipboard OR use the code/s in the boxes at the bottom of this post. More about the Count – I quickly built and coded the app based on data culled from a range of social media sources & sites originally at the end of Sept 2009. The social web has exploded in the last year and below are some of the social media statistics based on key data points that the ‘Gary’s Social Media Count’ is based on (many will be updated!). UPDATED/REARRANGED Jan 2011 – TAKING INTO ACCOUNT VARIOUS 2010 STATS Some of the sources for the mobile counter

Keep Your End Objective In Mind by Celes on Feb 20, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post To keep your end objective in mind is crucial for conscious living. It can be divided into two phases: 1) Identify your end objective 2) Evaluate everything against your objective. 1) Identify Your End Objective Whenever you are starting a new task, activity or goal, always be clear on what your end objective is. This is the same as the second habit in Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, which is Begin With The End In Mind. There are 3 kinds of end objectives you need to be clear on: Each objective sets the context for the item below it. Your purpose is like the grandmother of all end objectives. I have already written extensively on the importance of identifying objectives, so I will refer you to the articles instead: I have also covered how you can identify these objectives, which you can find here: When you have your life objective and goal objectives clear, you will be able to identify your task objectives clearly too.

U3 et consoeurs Why You Should Not Resist 80/20 Principle by Celes on Jan 10, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post This is part-2 of a 3-part series on achieving more with less in your life using the 80/20 principle. Some people have written off the 80/20 rule, because of misunderstandings of the rule itself. Below are examples of what the 80/20 is NOT about: 80/20 is NOT about extremism. My initial resistance toward 80/20 I used to write off the 80/20 principle because it was at odds with my perfectionist and idealist persona. However, all those sentiments were from looking at the 80/20 rule in the wrong manner. 80/20 is not about being incomplete, being lazy or not putting in our best effort. If at any point the net outcome is worse from applying the 80/20, it is due to a wrong application of the principle (because we wrongly identified something that is important as unimportant), rather than it being a fallacy. Looking at 80/20 with an example Let’s imagine you have a coconut plantation with 100 trees. The role of judgment in 80/20

60 Ways To Become The Person You Love photo credit: Niffty.. Only the time and attention we give ourselves demonstrates how much we love and admire ourselves. Self love requires that we place ourselves at the top of our priority list. Self-nurturing is everything that makes us feel positive, happy and joyful. When we decide to honor ourselves with the love we need and deserve like the sun we radiate a glow, touching everything and everyone in our lives. Below are 60 ideas for glowing: 60. 59. 58. 57. 56. 55. 54. 53. 52. 50. 49. 48. 47. 46. 45. 44. 43. 42. 41. 40. 39. 38. 37. 36. 35. 34. 33. 32. 31. 30. 29. 28. 27. 26. 25. 24. 23. 22. 21. 20. 19. 18. 17. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. Instead of commenting take time for yourself today!

201 Ways to Arouse Your Creativity Arouse your creativity Electric flesh-arrows … traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm. ~ Anais Nin Creativity is like sex. I know, I know. The people I speak of are writers. Below, I’ve exposed some of their secret tips, methods, and techniques. Now, lie back, relax and take pleasure in these 201 provocative ways to arouse your creativity. Great hacks from Merlin Mann of 43 Folders - Portable software for USB, portable and cloud drives