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Execution

“Vision without execution is hallucination.” Thomas Edison. If you want to separate yourself from the masses, get good at execution. It could be the most powerful skill a person can possess . Think about the peace of mind that comes with knowing that you can count on someone to get things done. That person becomes a key employee. There are plenty of people with good ideas. There are far fewer that follow through and execute on those ideas.

Flakey People

We all have people in our lives with whom you make plans, but somehow getting together never actually happens. You either hear nothing from them, or they call with an excuse as to why they can’t follow through.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Get things done, Increase your productivity.

#742 Benefits of Starting Your Workday Early

The most successful people I know are early risers. Think about the benefits of starting your workday early: no interruptions, quiet office, and your day is in full swing when everyone else arrives.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Get things done, Podcasts, productivity.

#741 Saying No Tactfully

Agreeing to do everything people ask of you can become overwhelming in terms of the work load you take on. There are times when we may have to say no. This could lead to repercussions.  The question is, how good are you at saying no tactfully?…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Get things done, Life balance, Podcasts.

#738 Busy vs. Productive

When thinking about the concept of busy vs. productive, realize that busy is irrelevant. It’s all about what you accomplish.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in Get things done, Podcasts, productivity.

Being Busy

Westerners, especially workers here in the U.S., seem to be addicted to being busy. We derive self-importance from being busy and even choose to wear it as a badge of honor.

What are we busy doing: attending meetings, putting out proverbial fires, dealing with personnel, doing paperwork? As we are busy doing these tasks, how effectively are we moving through them?

Have you noticed when you have a deadline, you always find a way to get things done in the time allotted? If you have a mountain of tasks to complete the day before you leave for vacation, that day becomes incredibly productive.…

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Posted by Joel Brookman in balance, Disconnect, Get things done, Life balance, productivity.

#678 Making Your Time More Productive

Since time is finite, why not focus on making your time more productive.…

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