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A compendium of myriad tools, templates, tactics, techniques & tips to turbo-charge your executive productivity!
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10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

10 Things Exceptionally Productive Entrepreneurs Do Every Day | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Boost your productivity right now with these quick wins.
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Extreme productivity hacks!

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7 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders

7 Daily Habits of Exceptionally Productive Leaders | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a born leader to be a great leader. Just focus on doing a few things very well.
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A pretty good roundup, for emulation!

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How to Better Remember and Make Use of What You Read

How to Better Remember and Make Use of What You Read | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
A blog about productivity, workflow automation, company building and how to get things done with less work.
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Many good application ideas in this nice article!

For me, I always use an "ideas scratchpad", which is just a large notebook - often blank; sometimes squared pages - at my work desk, with pertinent pages marked by transparent Post-It tabs at the edge. It captures everything that comes to mind!

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16 Tips for Getting 90% of Your Work Done Before Lunch

Don't have enough time in a day? Follow these tips to get majority of your work done in the morning.
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A superb roundup of simple and yet potent extreme productivity hacks!

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The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Financial Life

The 3 Decisions That Will Change Your Financial Life | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Tony Robbins shares insights from his just-published book, Money Master the Game, about how a trio of choices frame your outlook and influence your chances at success.
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A nice refresher, as Tony Robbins has first broached this subject back in the 90's with his classic, 'Awaken the Giant Within'!

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10 Strategies for Working Much Smarter

10 Strategies for Working Much Smarter | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Hard work is overrated unless you're getting lots done. Science is telling us how to get more results for the same effort.
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An excellent roundup, as these are apparently scientifically-proven and field-tested strategies for enhancing executive productivity in the workplace.

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Let's put the things that matter first

Let's put the things that matter first | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Action for Happiness is a movement for positive social change. We want a society that prioritises the things that really matter. Join us and help spread happiness - at home, at work or in your community
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Here are the Ten Keys to Happier Living, based on a review of the latest research from psychology and related fields.

Everyone's path to happiness is different, but the evidence suggests these Ten Keys consistently tend to have a positive impact on people's happiness and well-being.

The first five keys (GREAT) are about how we interact with the outside world in our daily activities.

They are based on the Five Ways to Wellbeing developed by nef as part of the Foresight Project.

The second five keys (DREAM) come from inside us and depend on our attitude to life.

The Ten Keys are available for free download as individual posters.

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Interesting Infographic: The Top Habits Of Healthy, Happy, Productive People

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10 Productivity Tips For The Overwhelmed Entrepreneur

10 Productivity Tips For The Overwhelmed Entrepreneur | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
When you have a staff relying on you and a million deadlines to meet, shutting down is not an option. Here's how to make a plan.
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As mentioned, just by setting boundaries, minimizing distractions, and delegating work, you can see a definite increase in your productivity. The 10 tips are a bonus!

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4 Tiny Tweaks To Make Meetings Vastly More Productive

4 Tiny Tweaks To Make Meetings Vastly More Productive | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
The woman who spends her whole day observing other companies' meetings shares how you can make your meetings worth attending.
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Proven tips from the Synectics folks, who are renowned for their systematic group problem solving propensity, since the '60's!

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. There is no greater return on investment on Earth that is greater than the ROI on books. I don’t care what...
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Very true!

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7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

7 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
To be successful, entrepreneurs must beat the odds stacked against them -- especially young ones. To understand what these founders do differently, we've compiled a list of habits that made them successful.
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These are powerful field-tested productivity hacks... worth emulating!

To me, having the hot-cold contrast shower every morning is a wacky one!

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The Elements of Wit: 5 Ways to Be Smarter, Funnier, And Better At Parties

The Elements of Wit: 5 Ways to Be Smarter, Funnier, And Better At Parties | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
A new book shows how a little "spontaneous creativity" can help you rule your next cocktail party.
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Good pointers about exercising wit (or spontaneous creativity), and developing witty conversations!

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7 Golden Beliefs of Amazingly Successful Salespeople

Knowledge may be power, but beliefs define who we are.
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"What is the one thing I need to do to be a great salesperson?" Here are the awesome strategies of superstar salespeople.

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3 ways to fight information overload and streamline your system - The Business Journals

3 ways to fight information overload and streamline your system - The Business Journals | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
If you feel like you're drowning in information, here are three key tips to create a reliable system to find things fast.
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Simple but potent!

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Seven Things Leaders Can Learn from Bill Clinton About Connecting with People | Eblin Group

Seven Things Leaders Can Learn from Bill Clinton About Connecting with People | Eblin Group | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
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Amazing lessons from a  great communicator!

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9 Moments the Happiest People Have Every Day

9 Moments the Happiest People Have Every Day | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
You've got to take advantage of moments, those brief periods of time when all can be right in your world.
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Yes, I full concur. We have to learn to cherish  every moment of our life:'s journey.

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The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done

The 7 Attributes of People Who Get Things Done | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
As a leader, you want these go-getters on your team. As an employee, you should aspire to be like them.
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Yes, the best entrepreneurs never confuse motion with results.

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An Essential Guide Of Habits That Foster Productivity And Focus

An Essential Guide Of Habits That Foster Productivity And Focus | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Single-tasking, walks around the office, leisure readingsome of these are fun, others a little more painful, but they're all so simple.
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It's self explanatory! Powerful habitual routines indeed make a huge difference in executive productivity.

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19 Ways to Impress Literally Everyone You Meet

19 Ways to Impress Literally Everyone You Meet | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
  1. First things first: Remember that most people you’re about to meet are just as uncomfortable as you are. Tons of people self-identify as s
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First Impressions Count!

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Deep Habits: Create an Idea Index - Study Hacks - Cal Newport

Deep Habits: Create an Idea Index - Study Hacks - Cal Newport | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Brain Picking I'm a professional non-fiction writer which makes me by default also a professional reader of sorts (the photo above shows my nightstand). I
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A jolly good idea!

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9 Things That Smart CEOs Do

These simple management strategies create organizations that are flexible, resilient, and attractive to top talent.
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What smart bosses do to run the most consistently successful companies:

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For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)

For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic) | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
The solution to a work space that’s out of whack is right under your nose.
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Great tips for designing and constructing your brain-friendly office! This is brain ergonomics!

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There Are Always a Million Distractions. Here's How to Silence the Noise and Pay Attention.

There Are Always a Million Distractions. Here's How to Silence the Noise and Pay Attention. | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
Interruptions are the enemy of productivity.
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A very valid and pertinent point:

"... Out of all the things your brain could focus on right now, your attention at this moment is... top-down attention, in which you choose what to take note of.

You set the terms of engagement, giving you control and concentration - that is, if you can block out the distractions of the other kind of attention: bottom-up, which is dictated by something or someone else...

You are the boss of what's in your head,...

Attention is a tool, and you can take charge of it.

It's a matter of knowing when you want to use your top-down attention, and then you have to suppress the bottom-up stimuli. Otherwise, you become a victim of stimuli... "

As I read, there are 3 essential strategies to adopt:

- Setting up your No-Interruption Zone;
- Doing One Thing at a Time;
- Focus, People!

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How To Discover Your Individual Communication Style

How To Discover Your Individual Communication Style | PRODUCTIVITY PRIMER FOR PROs | Scoop.it
The secret to bringing out the best in yourself and others is in recognizing communication strength and learning styles.
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So, beside our personal learning style and brain dominance, we also have our personal communication style.

According to Robert Keteyian, communication consultant and coach, and also author of 'Do You Know What I Mean?':

"Knowing how your strengths - and challenges - stack up gives you insight and an awareness to guide you in having more successful conversations,... "

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