12 November 2008


1. Plan
-Fail to plan, plan to fail!
-1 minute of planning saves 10 minutes in executing
2. Write it Down
-1100% greater chance of following through just by the simple act of writing it down
-Einstein Example - Phone Book
3. Create a List
-Your efficiency will increase by up to 25% just by creating a list.
*~Meaning - in an 8 hour word day, you will get 2 extra hours of productivity
-Make a detailed, written plan of action - reduced to specific, concrete action steps [End Results v. Tasks]
4. S. M. A. R. T. Formula
-Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely
-I.E. - I will _____ by (month) (day), (year) @ (time)
5. On Point
-focus / concentrate
6. Prioritize
-ABC (must, should, nice): Seque3ntially, or if i could only do one thing, if I could do one more thing, etc.
7. Calendar
W - Work - Work Smarter, Not Harder!
8. Schedule Efficiently
-Eliminate "Dead Air" - when you work, work all the time
-Time Block - do like/similar things together (email, phone, copies)
-Eliminate Inefficient Repetitive Behavior
*30 Minutes wasted per day
= 2.5 hors per week
= 10 hours per month
= 120 hours per year.
If you work a 40 hour work week, this
= 3 full work weeks per year!
E - Execute
9. Follow through, do it, just get it done!
R - Review, Revise, Repeat
10. Review what worked
11. Revise what's not working
12. Repeat the whole process