Unless you prioritize well, you'll remain overwhelmed, frustrated, or just disappointed with your results. Here’s exactly how you can prioritize like a genius so you can get a lot more done.
Focus On The Outputs That Matter Most - Ask yourself “Out of all the things that I'm doing right now, what really matters the most?” You can't do everything, but if you really focus on what matters most you can get the right things done.
Create a Master Task List - Have one place where you keep all your notes, and one place where you keep your to-do-list. If you have post-It notes everywhere you’re going to lose track.
Rank Your Tasks - Create a list of the six most important tasks you want to complete the next day. Any left over at the end of the day put them into the mix for the next day.
Focus On One Thing at a Time - Eliminate all of the distractions and just focus on that one thing until it's complete.
Schedule, Show up, Single task -...
Today, I want to give you a super simple technique that you can use...
Today I’d like to offer you a productivity technique that’s had a tremendous impact for me — and for the CEOs and entrepreneurs that I coach.
Hard-working entrepreneurs often try to create more hours in their day by trimming away sleep time.
I did it for years. I told myself, “I don’t need eight hours of sleep. I need seven or six.” Maybe you’ve told yourself the same thing.
The problem, according to the National Institute of Health, is that a full night’s sleep is vital for clear thinking.
“Studies show that people who are taught mentally challenging tasks do better after a good night’s sleep. Other research suggests that sleep is needed for creative problem-solving.”
“Cutting back by even 1 hour can make it tough to focus the next day and can slow your response time. Studies also find that when you lack sleep, you are more likely to make bad decisions and take more...
A subscriber recently wrote to tell me how one of my techniques has changed his life. I’d like to share his story with you.
Patrick is the CEO of a company that does 100 million a year in sales. He’s been reading my newsletter and we did one of my free insight sessions together.
Patrick writes, “Eric, I’ve had incredible results with creating my own Three Alarms. Let me tell you what I did…”
He’s talking about the technique I share in my upcoming book, The Three Alarms.
The Three Alarms is a practical method for closing the gap between who you are and who you’re capable of being on the work, health, and home fronts.
I set three daily alarms that assign a “best self” identity to each segment of my day.