I’d say prioritisation is key.
At the beginning of each day I assess my to-do’s. I then note down if they’re important, urgent and when their deadline is.
This allows me to prioritise my workload and encourages me to focus on what needs my attention.
Anybody else use a similar method?
I can’t remember where I read it that there was a guy who struggled with some kind of social anxiety and found a very drastic way to cure it: whenever he traveled on the subway he loudly announced every single stop to his fellow passengers.
Obviously, he got a few weird looks for the first few announcements and from people who were just getting on…
I struggle with saying no. But I’m reading Pat Flynn’s book Let Go and he positions saying no as being able to say yes to something else. For everything you say yes to there is something you are consequently saying no to.
So saying no to something enables you to say yes to something else -for example saying no to a work…