PRODUCTIVITYPRODUCTIVITYSkSoft Skills1TmTime management1
PRODUCTIVITYLEARN THE CHEMISTRY OF SUCCESS
PRODUCTIVITYGet RealStop speaking abstractionsIdeas are great - now DODo real stuff
PRODUCTIVITYReasons to QuitWhy are you DOING it?What problem are yousolving?Is it actually useful?Are you adding value?DO ...
PRODUCTIVITYReasons to QuitIs there easier way?What could you be doinginstead?Is it really worth it?DO NOT throw goodtime ...
PRODUCTIVITYInterruptionInterruption is the enemy of productivity
PRODUCTIVITYInterruptionWhen do you get most ofyour work done?Interruption is NOTcollaborationGet in the ALONE zone
PRODUCTIVITYAlone zoneNO instant messagesNO phone callsNO e-mailsNO meetingsNO social networks
PRODUCTIVITYMeetings Are ToxicMuch talk, no actionLow information flawDrift off-subject easilyVague agendasOne moron to ruin...
PRODUCTIVITYHow to Fix MeetingsIf it takes 10 min, plan 10 minSet timer. After it rings, it’s overLess people is betterCle...
PRODUCTIVITYGood Enough is FINEJudo solutions - getting themost out of doing the leastDo not show off, just DOTurn good eno...
PRODUCTIVITYQuick WinsMomentum fuels motivationBuild momentum by gettingsomething doneSmall victories are important
PRODUCTIVITYHeroes Rise, Heroes FallEverybody is tempted to playheroHeroes also need fresh pairof eyesQuitting IS NOT fail...
PRODUCTIVITYGo to SleepIf you do not sleep:• stubbornness• lack of creativity• low morale• irritability
PRODUCTIVITYYour Estimates SUCKWill take just ... days! Really?Make an estimate andmultiply by 2 or 3Break big things into...
PRODUCTIVITYLong Lists DO NOT Get DoneSmaller TO DO lists are betterDivide problems in smallerunitsPrioritize visually
PRODUCTIVITYMake TINY DecisionsBig decisions are hard tochangeWhen you make tinydecisions you can’t make bigmistakesNO big...
PRODUCTIVITYProductivity ToolsThe Hit List (Mac)Things (Mac)DropboxEvernoteMindJet
PRODUCTIVITYWhat’s your take?
PRODUCTIVITY
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Productivity - Soft Skills

  1. 1. PRODUCTIVITYPRODUCTIVITYSkSoft Skills1TmTime management1
  2. 2. PRODUCTIVITYLEARN THE CHEMISTRY OF SUCCESS
  3. 3. PRODUCTIVITYGet RealStop speaking abstractionsIdeas are great - now DODo real stuff
  4. 4. PRODUCTIVITYReasons to QuitWhy are you DOING it?What problem are yousolving?Is it actually useful?Are you adding value?DO what really matters!
  5. 5. PRODUCTIVITYReasons to QuitIs there easier way?What could you be doinginstead?Is it really worth it?DO NOT throw goodtime after bad work!
  6. 6. PRODUCTIVITYInterruptionInterruption is the enemy of productivity
  7. 7. PRODUCTIVITYInterruptionWhen do you get most ofyour work done?Interruption is NOTcollaborationGet in the ALONE zone
  8. 8. PRODUCTIVITYAlone zoneNO instant messagesNO phone callsNO e-mailsNO meetingsNO social networks
  9. 9. PRODUCTIVITYMeetings Are ToxicMuch talk, no actionLow information flawDrift off-subject easilyVague agendasOne moron to ruin them allOne meeting leads to other
  10. 10. PRODUCTIVITYHow to Fix MeetingsIf it takes 10 min, plan 10 minSet timer. After it rings, it’s overLess people is betterClear agendaBegin w/t problem, end w/tsolution
  11. 11. PRODUCTIVITYGood Enough is FINEJudo solutions - getting themost out of doing the leastDo not show off, just DOTurn good enough intoGREAT later
  12. 12. PRODUCTIVITYQuick WinsMomentum fuels motivationBuild momentum by gettingsomething doneSmall victories are important
  13. 13. PRODUCTIVITYHeroes Rise, Heroes FallEverybody is tempted to playheroHeroes also need fresh pairof eyesQuitting IS NOT failure
  14. 14. PRODUCTIVITYGo to SleepIf you do not sleep:• stubbornness• lack of creativity• low morale• irritability
  15. 15. PRODUCTIVITYYour Estimates SUCKWill take just ... days! Really?Make an estimate andmultiply by 2 or 3Break big things into smallerLearn from the past
  16. 16. PRODUCTIVITYLong Lists DO NOT Get DoneSmaller TO DO lists are betterDivide problems in smallerunitsPrioritize visually
  17. 17. PRODUCTIVITYMake TINY DecisionsBig decisions are hard tochangeWhen you make tinydecisions you can’t make bigmistakesNO big penalty if you mess upOne decision a time
  18. 18. PRODUCTIVITYProductivity ToolsThe Hit List (Mac)Things (Mac)DropboxEvernoteMindJet
  19. 19. PRODUCTIVITYWhat’s your take?
  20. 20. PRODUCTIVITY

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