The feeling of checking a difficult task off your to-do list is equated with the first bite of your favorite meal. Be it roasted chicken or spaghetti and meatballs, that eye closing, unbelievable satisfaction is hard to come by when our tasks for ‘Today’ exceed the entire Wunderlist window.
Try these 10 tips from our 33voices thought leaders to boost efficiency and achievement as you tackle your weekly to-do list.1. Great strategy is as much ‘what not to do’ as it is ‘what to do.’ Eliminate. Don’t Add. – Inspired by Jeroen De Flander, Co-founder of the Performance Factory 2. Next time you feel butterflies before a presentation, accept that they’re real: It’s your cue to show up for a big performance. – Inspired by Gary Genard, The Genard Method 3. If you think you can win, you might. If you know you can win, you will. – Inspired by Martin Hagger, Director of the Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine Research Group at Curtin University 4. Experience presence and the first thing you’ll notice is how much of your time is spent on mindless activities. Eliminate them. – Inspired by Janice Marturano, Founder of the Institute for Mindful Leadership 5. When launching or relaunching your product it’s important to remember that timing matters – Being first still gives you the edge. – Inspired by Renee Blodgett, CEO and Founder of Magic Sauce MediaTM 6. The only person who can define your success is you; Internalize it. – Inspired by Pamela Slim, Author of Body of Work: Finding the Thread That Ties Your Story Together 7. In business – as in life – the risk of staying the same is far greater than the opportunity to change. Embrace it. – Inspired by Richard Sheridan, CEO of Menlo Innovations 8. The single biggest opportunity to grow your brand is to be transparent about your integrity. – Inspired by Anna Bernasek, Author of The Economics of Integrity 9. Admired marketers understand that information doesn’t move people. It’s the desire to achieve a dream that jolts them to action. – Inspired by Tom Asacker 10. To reinvent your company, first, you have to reinvent yourself. – Inspired by Faisal Hoque, Founder of SHADOKA