Starting is a 4-letter word to some. It is definitely the hardest part of difficult work. But figuring out how to do it well is clearly a key to productivity success. So, how do you get yourself to start something that you dread? A few ideas come to mind: Create Read More

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Anatomy of a Perfect Task

Large tasks are overwhelming but small tasks turn the insurmountable into the achievable. What do they look like? Here is one such pattern: [What needs to be done in its smallest component]  _____________ [for whom] _________________ [by when] ___________ [and why is it important] ___________. Easy enough and the parent-child Read More

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