Why To Do Lists Are NOT The Habits Of Highly Successful People

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So, is Kevin Kruse deflating your positivity balloon by dismissing your treasured to do list? Well, Kevin knows quite a bit about productivity.
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His best selling book “15 Secrets Successful People Know about Time Management” is a read I highly recommend. The book is based on a series of interviews Kevin did with billionaires, Olympic athletes, entrepreneurs and straight A students.

In it he does dismiss your classic to do list as a myth for productivity.

Kevin also talks about how to effectively use your calendar as a real time management tool – his rationale and approach is both refreshing and practical.

The question I love is – does your calendar reflect your priorities, or are you busy doing “stuff”? I found that challenging!!

He has a great section on procrastination – he believes that it is nothing to do with laziness and he interestingly suggests that “our future self is the enemy of our best self” – listen in to hear his philosophy. Well worth hearing, I can promise you.

Kevin also talks abut leaving the office at 5.00pm – without any guilt.

He quotes Andy Groves, from Intel, who said: “I am never done” – so why think if you stay late, you will get it all done?

He shares Richard Branson’s most effective personal productivity tool – a small notebook! Seriously!!

 

John Murphy 

www.johnmurphyinternational.com


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John Murphy has been running his own consultancy business, John Murphy International, for over 10 years.

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