Nine steps to Work Less and Do More

How many times have you caught yourself daydreaming at work? 


You know that you have a lot of things to do but because of lack of motivation, you choose to stop and ponder why you’re stuck in a rut, wishing for horses to ride. Don't you hate these moments when you bump into a motivational slump and you find it really hard to work and accomplish your tasks? 


Personally, I did frequently experience these times when I was a doctorate student, but the funny thing is, even now when I'm in employment, I still have these mental bouts between being productive or wasting my day watching television at home.

Get-It-Done Guy's 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More
So what is the secret to working less and doing more in life? Here are some of the tips I have learnt from 'The Get-It-Done-Guy book'.


The book launches to the public on 14th September 2010. Therefore, an advantage to you the reader as free digital download are available. 



Just click on the blue, underlined word 'step1' and 'step 2' and download.

Step 1: Live and work on purpose
If you're anything like me, a lot of what you call work has very little to do with getting anything important done in life. Like when I compulsively check my social media sites every hour. That kind of thing must go.

Step 2: Stop procrastinating

What is procrastinating except the very art of not doing the very stuff you know is most important? We'll cover how to nip this in the bud, or at least arrange for someone to kick you into action when you're delaying. And just in case you're someone who claims being kicked into action doesn't work for you, we'll get out an Ostrich feather and tickle you into action instead.

Step 3: Conquer your technology

Our supposed savior, technology, is for many of us, the greatest obstacle we have to being truly productive. You'll learn how to use your technology to help you focus, instead of   hey, hang on a second. There's an instant message coming in.

Step 4: Cultivate focus

Do you have any idea how much time is wasted multi-tasking? A lot. If you keep yourself focused and eliminate distractions, you can toss yourself into the kind of flow where the results come fast and easy. And you'll do it entirely without the use of pharmaceutical supplements.

Step 5: Stay organized

When you have a place for everything and everything in its place, it's no work at all to find what you need, when you need it. I'm not just talking about physical clutter; this is also about organizing your thinking, your projects, and your processes. Reclaim all that time you otherwise spend hunting for the next step, the next paper, or the next person by knowing exactly where to go and what to do when you need it.

Step 6: Don't waste time

Sometimes you appear to be doing exactly, precisely what you should be doing, but are actually wasting time that could be spent doing something more meaningful, like eating bon-bons and sipping fruit flavored beverages in a hammock strung between your computer and your doorframe.

Step 7: Optimize!

As I mentioned before, doing things twice bores me silly. Especially when it comes to making mistakes. In Optimize, you'll learn how to do things once or twice, streamline them to the point where the task is completely brainless, and   Let's just say that I'll leave you to connect the dots. Think, "brain-eating Zombies." The implications will jump right out.

Step 8: Build stronger relationships.
 
You can't get there alone; you need someone to program the GPS while you're trying to read street signs. Relationships are, ultimately, how everything gets done. Together, we can do far, far more than we can alone. For example, one of us can measure while the other mixes, and then we can both eat the cookies when they're ready. You'll learn some excellent ways to create and deepen the relationships that matter most.

Step 9: Leverage!
The ultimate in Doing More, our final destination of leverage will give you several ways to make sure when you do get results, you get better, stronger, and faster than you'd ever dreamed possible. 


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3 comments:

  1. rlships matter alot. We just cnt make it alone or if we do we do so in a mediocre state.

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  2. Great idea to put the book download links right in the book summary! It will be a great way for people to understand what you're saying!

    Thanks for the great review,

    Nina

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  3. Thank you for sharing. These are some great steps a person can take to get out of a rut with their work. A life coach or career coach could also help you tackle this issue in an individualized way

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