Where do great ideas come from?
You would be led to believe that they just happen. That they just pop into existence.
But, that’s not how BIG ideas happen.
They take hard work, repetition, and rework.
Here are 5 steps to help you come up with your next BIG idea.
If you are like me, you are always on the lookout for new apps to help drive the productivity of your business.
However, whenever you read the latest stories on must have apps, they always talk about the same usual suspects.
Well, there is no Evernote or Dropbox on this list.
Read on, for 5 business apps that your business isn’t using today, but should be.
You have a most important todo on your list.
What is it? (Hint: Have you even looked at your list?)
Name it. Choose it. Prioritize it.
Make sure, that no matter what, you get your most important todo done… today.
You can’t seem to get that project started.
It’s been sitting there.
Maybe you are telling yourself that you’re not ready. Or that your idea isn’t good enough yet. Or you’re missing the needed resources.
Those are all excuses.
To jump-start your work, sit down and start your rough draft.
Big goals don’t do themselves.
Dreams don’t become real on their own.
If you want to accomplish big things in your life, you can’t not do the work.
Will you do the hard work or simply hope for things to magically happen?
You have a few minutes of unexpected down time.
Do you make use of it?
Or do you spend it surfing the news or playing Candy Crush?
A secret of highly productive people is that they know how to make the most of their in-between time.
Most people quit their boss, not their job.
A disorganized boss can sink an entire department. (Or company for that matter!)
And a boss’s lack of attention to detail can drive their team to delirium.
However, before you pack it in, here are some tips to help you stay above water… even if your boss isn’t.
Where is that piece of paper you are looking for?
You know it’s on your desk. But, where?
Everyone has done the paper shuffle at some point… looking for that needle in a haystack.
Are your papers filed away where you can easily find them? Or are they piled in multiple stacks on your desk right now?
New gadgets and apps arrive daily.
I am sure there is a new one out today.
It seems that you can’t read the news without hearing about a new gadget or piece of software.
But, before you pick up that new tool, you need to ask yourself one important question in order to determine its value to you.
You were going to get up early today.
Instead, you stayed up late last night.
Now, after resetting your alarm twice, you are rushing to get out the door.
What could you have done if you had gotten up early today?