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3 Resources to Build Focus and Achieve More

It’s no secret the very tools and technology we use to achieve more, increase innovation, and connect more are also the source of distraction, frustration, and procrastination. During those times when you feel the most challenged to focus, what distracts you? Is it the never ending requests for meetings popping into your inbox? Or maybe it’s worrying about how the boss will like your...

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How much time should I spend planning my work?

Over the past few weeks I’ve read several articles discussing the appropriate mix of planning and action for achieving success. Each author assured me their approach was the one. The extremes range from placing 90% of your effort on planning and 10% on implementation to spending 5 minutes or less of every hour on planning and the bulk of efforts on...

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