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Stop Doing ‘Busywork’ And Start Doing Important Work Instead

Jari Roomer
Apr 27, 2019 · 10 min read

“There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” — Warren Buffett

What Is Busywork Actually?

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Why Busywork Is So Hard To Resist

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Real Productivity Is About Doing Less, Not More

Remember, it doesn’t matter how hard you work if you work on the wrong things.

My 3-Step Productivity Process

Step 1: Identifying Your Most Valuable Desired Outcome

What one thing, if achieved this week/month/quarter/year, would lead me to consider this week/month/quarter/year to be a total success?

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By gaining clarity on your destination, you’ll be much better able to create a clear route and avoid all the time-consuming distractions along the way.

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Remember, the fact that something is of any value doesn’t mean you should chase after it. There are massive opportunity costs involved in doing so. Rather, your resources should be spent on your most valuable tasks that lead to your most valuable desired outcome.

Step 2: Getting Clear On Your Most Valuable Tasks (MVT’s)

“You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don’t do too many things wrong.” — Warren Buffett

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Step 3: Identify All Your ‘Busywork’ Activities

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Now Do It

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Personal Growth Lab

Sharing Proven and Actionable Advice On Improving Your Performance | Download The Free ’27 Productivity Hacks’ Guide Here: https://bit.ly/2X6iPIs

Jari Roomer

Written by

I write about productivity, peak performance and anything personal growth | Download The Free ’27 Productivity Hacks’ Guide Here: https://bit.ly/2X6iPIs

Personal Growth Lab

Sharing Proven and Actionable Advice On Improving Your Performance | Download The Free ’27 Productivity Hacks’ Guide Here: https://bit.ly/2X6iPIs

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