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12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People | Priority Management | Scoop.it
You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.
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If you've taken either the 5 Choices or Focus workshop from Franklin Covey (I teach their content), then you'll recognize these habits and hopefully you're already practicing most of them.
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4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management | Priority Management | Scoop.it
First, it’s not really about time.
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Get traction on developing better priority management habits....some solid suggestions here!

 

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Manage Your Time Without Annoying Your Coworkers

Manage Your Time Without Annoying Your Coworkers | Priority Management | Scoop.it

Don’t just focus on what works for you.

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Some good tips here to help you manage relationships while you improve your priority management skills.

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8 Ways Not to Manage Your Email (and 5 and a Half Tactics that Work)

8 Ways Not to Manage Your Email (and 5 and a Half Tactics that Work) | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Preliminary results from a two-year experiment in self-management.
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One thing I tell my participants and coaching clients is that they have to customize their priority management system. There are lots of tools out there and this article lists some I'm going to check out myself. Choose what works for you and then put it into action. If you give something a solid try, but it doesn't work, tweak it or ditch it and try something else until your system works to help reinforce the priority management habits you want to build.

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Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning

Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning | Priority Management | Scoop.it
I was late for my meeting with the CEO of a technology company and I was emailing him from my iPhone as I walked onto the elevator in his company's office building. I stayed focused on the screen a...
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Great little article that lines up nicely with staying in Quadrant II  and out of Quadrants III and IV -- for Focus/5 Choices fans. Even if you don't use Franklin Covey's methods of priority management, this seemingly simple idea of beginning your day with focusing on what's important AND choosing to not focus on what is unimportant should result in better productivity.

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Stop Using Your Inbox as a To-Do List

Stop Using Your Inbox as a To-Do List | Priority Management | Scoop.it
The best apps to use to manage your tasks and reminders.
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Brief article about the benefits of using a task manager separately from your email box. I've been experimenting with a few configurations for myself, but anticipate going back to Evernote due to its simplicity and ability to tag. I prefer to use a GTD (Getting Things Done) approach to Evernote which is mentioned in another article here.

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Jenny Bair

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"Jenny Bair"

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Jenny Bair is a local professional organizer and wellness coach. She has worked with numerous folks at SMU on their physical space and organizational systems. She is great at helping you identify how you work best, then creating an organized office to support you doing your best work.

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Any To Do for iPad and iPhone | Evernote To-Do

Any To Do for iPad and iPhone | Evernote To-Do | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Keane and Able - Any To Do for iPhone & iPad Revolutionizes To-Do Lists once and for all.
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You can categorize your To Do list using the 4 quadrants discussed in the Focus class.

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What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It?

What's All the Fuss About Evernote? Should I Be Using It? | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Dear Lifehacker, It seems like everyone is always raving about Evernote, but I don't really understand its appeal. Isn't it just a notes app that other apps do better or simpler?
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I'm just getting started using Evernote, but I've already found it much more user-friendly than file trees. I think it could replace my reminders/to do lists soon as well. I like that it syncs across all my devices.

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If You Never Ship, Your Work is Wasted | Time Management Ninja

If You Never Ship, Your Work is Wasted | Time Management Ninja | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Time Management Ninja. "Winning the battle against wasted time, disorganization, clutter, and all other things evil…" Time Management · Goals/Motivation · Email · Organization · iPhone & iPad. Search ...
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I am just as guilty as anyone of getting bored toward the end of a project. This little blog helps you think about what you can do so that you actually "ship" that product. Ideas are nothing unless they are developed and delivered.

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Training - OIT - SMU

Training - OIT - SMU | Priority Management | Scoop.it
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It's not the focus of my class, but understanding how technology can really help you manage your priorities is essential. Our OIT department often offers useful classes to help you personalize Outlook to help you manage email and your calendar. They teach some great techniques that complement my class nicely.

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15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity | Priority Management | Scoop.it
From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.
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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, and read a ton of books and academic literature on productivity, all to explore how I could become as productive as possible. This is what I've learned.
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I am a firm believer in finding what works for you and then building a habit around it. I would encourage you to get to know yourself and try out some of the "time hacks" he suggested and see what makes an impact on your productivity.

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Train Your Brain to Focus

Train Your Brain to Focus | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Next time you are sitting in a meeting, take a look around. The odds are high that you will see your colleagues checking screens, texting, and emailing while someone is talking or making a presenta...
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Straightforward ways to help keep your focus and boost productivity. Prime the brain for positivity, put space between that stimulus and your response to go after it (hey look, a squirrel!), and giving your brain a meaninful break are all things I've used successfully to enhance my ability to focus on a task.

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How to Make Your To-Do List Doable

How to Make Your To-Do List Doable | Priority Management | Scoop.it
There's no better feeling than checking something off your to-do list. Done! Finished! Mission accomplished! Yet it's so easy to let a whole day or week go by without knocking one task off your list. How does that happen? Well, your to-do list can be a tool that guides you through your work, or it can be a big fat pillar of undone time bombs taunting you and your unproductive inadequacy. It all depends on how you write it.
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Do you make lists? Yes? Then this article is for you. No, you don't make lists? Well then this article is for you.
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The Surprising Power of Impulse Control

The Surprising Power of Impulse Control | Priority Management | Scoop.it
It can help you be more productive — and uncover the work you really love doing.
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I've used similar techniques in the past, but the Pomodoro method is hailed by several successful executives I know who also happen to live with ADD. Here's the Pomodoro website for more information: http://pomodorotechnique.com/

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Improve Your Productivity

Improve Your Productivity | Priority Management | Scoop.it
One of the greatest needs for people today is how to better manage their time and increase their productivity. Most people find themselves spending too much time putting out fires, responding to ur...
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Need a review on the time matrix and other priority management concepts? Dan offers a quick 30 minute recorded webinar with some great suggestions for improving your productivity.
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#1 Family Calendar Keeps Everyday Life Organized | Cozi Simplifies Family Life

Cozi Family Organizer manages the family calendar including school schedules, activities, grocery lists, to dos and meal plans on Android, iPhone/iPad/iPod and the Web.
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This is the family calendar I use. It also houses my shopping list, recipes, and some home to-dos. My family can access this site, add to the calendar or shopping list etc...it also sends a weekly reminder or other types of reminders as you specify.

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Watch our videos to learn more about using Evernote. | Evernote

Watch our videos to learn more about using Evernote. | Evernote | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Explore our library of videos to familiarize yourself with Evernote’s features and get ideas for ways you can use Evernote to remember everything.
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Watch videos to help you see how Evernote can support your life....making organization easier and freeing up your energy for other things.

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Franklin Covey Online Assessments

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This is the pre/post assessment we use with the Focus class. Participants should take it before coming to the workshop and bring their results to class.

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Do More Great Work

Do More Great Work | Priority Management | Scoop.it
Stop the Busywork! You’re up to your eyeballs answering email, returning phone calls, attending meetings, scrambling to get things done. But when did being busy become a measure of success? S...
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Love this little book. It complements what I teach (Franklin Covey content) and helps you focus on what's really important.

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Kill Busywork: The One Skill to Focus On What Matters : zenhabits

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So many of my class participants complain that they get too much work given to them that isn't really important. Often it feels urgent, especially when it's given by a supervisor. Although it's true, you can't directly control others, this practice can help influence what gets done as well as who does it. It makes sense to slow down.....to eventually speed up.

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