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How to Get Things Done Faster and Better That Will Ultimately Contribute to Your Success

When you learn to let go of things that do not work, you become a magnet of things that work.

Kaye Ramos
The Startup
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11 min readMay 16, 2018

Important things. Two words that make this post entirely different from other articles you’ve probably read. This post is not about getting more work done in less time.

Because let’s admit it.

A long to-do list doesn’t equate to a productive day. Many people have long to-do list and always choose to do the easiest things first because of the satisfaction they get from crossing something off their list.

If you look over your schedule right now, you’re probably overwhelmed with so many things to do. Each activity tries to steal your attention away from things that will actually contribute to your growth and success.

We were all made to believe that being productive means being able to do many work and check them as we go.

The results?

Yes, we are able to perform but the quality is not the best that we could give. We produce outputs just so they can get off our hands and we can move on to the next task.

In the corporate world, it’s a lot more challenging because you hardly own your time. A new paperwork continuously land on your desk and pile up every few hours. Even when you’re self-employed, you’ll see that there are a lot of things to be done and you barely scratch the surface each day.

To help you succeed on important things, the major premise I want to deliver is:

“Go small to achieve more.”

The aim is to avoid things that do not help your progress and devote quality time on those that will make your future brighter. Ralph Waldo Emerson once said:

“For everything you have missed, you have gained something else; and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”

Here are some ways how:

Spot and Nail the Vital Few of the Vital Few



Kaye Ramos
The Startup

Sharing things that Matter and Deliver. I aim to inspire you through my writing.