We all get the same 24 hours. So, why does it seem like some of us can move mountains in a day while some of us are struggling to get to work on time?
In our brand new eBook -- available here -- we turn to these mountain-moving pros to discover how their approach to getting sh*t done might once and for all, tame our productivity-zapping demons.An easy-to-read, but not-so-conventional guide, we organize words of wisdom from industry leaders ranging from tips on setting priorities to crafting the perfect schedule to get the most out of your days.
But don’t take our word for it, here’s a little sampling to see for yourself.
Learn to say ‘no’. For some of us, it’s not about just working long hours, it’s about taking on too much work that requires us to work those long hours. Click to Tweet -Alan Henry, Lifehacker (@halophoenix)
Write a Stop Doing List. Every productive person obsessively sets To Do Lists. But those who play at world-class also record what they commit to stop doing. Click to Tweet -Robin Sharma, Author (@_robin_sharma)
If you want to get something done, don’t give yourself enough time to finish. Keep it short and tight. Give yourself a fixed deadline. Click to Tweet -Chris Guillebeau, The Art of Nonconformity (@chrisguillebeau)
Ask for help. Get out of your head, swallow your fear - and go for it. It does not require you to have millions in the bank, years of experience, or a product loved by thousands. Just a backbone and some guts. Click to Tweet -Dan Martell, Clarity (@danmartell)
Wherever possible, I like to avoid relying on willpower or self-discipline. I am happy that I’ve turned off all notifications (Twitter, Facebook, Email etc) Click to Tweet -Joel Gascoigne, Buffer (@joelgascoigne)
And that’s just the beginning. Sometimes we know exactly what we have to do to work smarter we just need a little nudge (or kick) to push us in the right direction. With 101 pieces of advice on productivity, there’s no excuse anymore not to start making the most of your time.