How to Get Focused for 2018

Taylor Pearson
Dec 5, 2017 · Unlisted

The good reasons people change focus:

The bad (and the ugly) reasons people change focus:


Liz is one of hundreds of individuals using this system to increase their clarity, confidence and focus in their work and lives.

Why Most People’s Planning Systems Fail:

1. It doesn’t teach you how to choose what to focus on, it teaches you how to focus on what you’re told.

2. It doesn’t let you distinguish between “shiny objects” and legitimately better opportunities

3. You know what you need to do, but you find yourself avoiding it anyway.

What to do?

Why A 25 Year Vision?

1. Motivation: Connect Your day-to-day actions with a bigger future

2. Priming: Identify New, Better Opportunities

3. Set More Ambitious Goals

Why a 90 day North Star?

1. 90 Days is right at the intersection of overestimating and underestimating

2. 90 days is enough time to make meaningful progress but still lets you adapt

3. 90 days gives you a sense of urgency

The Outcome

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Taylor Pearson

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Author and entrepreneur. Into history, complexity, productivity, and blockchains. Don’t have all the answers, but happy to share what I’ve learned

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