5 Ways Practice Makes You More Productive

Why Practicing Saves You Time in the Future

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No one knows how to do a skill without learning it first.

So-called naturals, are the ones who put in the most time honing their craft.

Practice is the magic that gives you the ability to improve. The time you invest will pay off in increased performance in the future.

If you want to do something better, you need to practice. 

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What Attitude Are You Bringing to Work Today?

Choosing Your Own Attitude Is a Skill

Attitude_is_YoursAttitude is everything, so they say.

It has the power to lift you up. Or bring you down.

Ever had a day where your attitude determined the outcome of events? (Either good or bad…)

You may not be able to control the chaos of the day, the interruptions and unforeseen happenings that serve to disrupt your plans.

However, your attitude is the one thing you can control.

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10 Tweaks to Keep Your Phone from Interrupting You

How to Keep Your Phone Quiet During the Day and Night

10 Tweaks to keep your phone from interrupting you

One of the biggest interruptions in our daily lives is our own phones.

You would think that we could keep them in check since we have them with us all day and night. (Yes, most people sleep with their phones.)

Yet, we let them constantly interrupt us. They chime, buzz, and ring at the most inopportune times. And most people never do anything about it.

Today, I want to share some simple tweaks you can make to keep your phone quiet and ensure it doesn’t interrupt your day.

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Why Your #1 Goal Must Always Be Front and Center

Make Sure Your Top Priority Is Getting the Focus and Effort it Requires

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The problem with most people’s priorities is that they really aren’t.

You may say that something is a priority, but you don’t give it your full attention and effort.

Is it a priority in name only?

Your #1 Goal must be “front and center” in your life.

You must put it in front of everything else.

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10 Signs You Are Trying to Do Too Much

How to Tell When You Are Overloaded by Your Work

Doing too much

You say, “I don’t have time to get it all done.”

And you could be right.

You may not have enough time to do everything you have in front of you.

If you are taking on too much work and aren’t saying No when you should, you will overload yourself to the point of failure.

Are you carrying too much work on your plate?

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6 Ways to Give Your Undivided Attention

How Paying Attention Makes You More Productive

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These days it seems that everyone and everything is vying for your attention.

Your phone, your email, your co-workers, your family.

How do you decide who and when to give your attention?

More importantly, when you are with someone, do you give them your full and undivided attention?

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Set a Timer and Get Your Work Done

How Limiting Your Time Can Make You More Productive

Set a Timer and Get Your Work Done

You say to yourself, “If only I had more time to get my work done.”

Then you would finish your tasks… meet that deadline… or finally catch up on your todo list.

However, more time isn’t necessarily the answer.

In fact, if you had additional free time in your day, I would wager that you’d still get the same amount of work done.

What if I told you, that you were spending too much time on your tasks?

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Put It On Your List So You Can Forget About It

Why You Should Capture Any and All Tasks

Put it on your list

Are you constantly trying to remember what you need to do?

That’s what your todo list is for… to remember, so you don’t have to. (You do have a list, right?)

It’s purpose is to capture all the tasks that you need to do. Nothing too big or too small can be on your list.

You should capture all of your todos to your list.

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Please Take My 2015 TMN Reader Survey

I am always striving to make Time Management Ninja more impactful for you.

Today, I want your input to help make TMN even better.

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Please take a few minutes to fill out the 2015 TMN Reader Survey. This survey went out yesterday via the weekly TMN newsletter, however I am also posting it here to maximize feedback.

Click the image above and share your time management needs, wants, and challenges. This information will help me provide future material, posts, and topics on TMN.

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