Posts Tagged with "time management"

Why You Should Track Your Small Wins

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Why You Should Track Your Small Wins

We’re so good at seeing all of the places we’ve fallen short, the work that didn’t get done and the things that went wrong in our day. We’re far less good at noticing what did work. We’re sometimes even downright afraid to take stock of our wins for fear that appreciating them might in itself make […]

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Ever Feel like You’re Not Making Any Progress?

Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Ever Feel like You’re Not Making Any Progress?

You know the scenario. You’ve been working away on your book, website, business and various other projects for months and yet, it never feels like you’ve gotten anywhere with any of them. In practical terms, having multiple projects on the go requires you to divide your time between them. It’s a mathematical fact that you’ll […]

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How to Learn Anything… FAST! A Conversation with Author, Josh Kaufman

Monday, September 2, 2013

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How to Learn Anything… FAST! A Conversation with Author, Josh Kaufman

How many hours does it take to learn a new skill? Conventional wisdom (and Malcolm Gladwell) would have you believe that it takes a long time to get good at an area. Something like 10,000 hours? About a year ago, I walked into a workshop about “fast skill acquisition” at WDS. As I entered the […]

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A Letter to My Readers and Friends…

Monday, June 3, 2013

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A Letter to My Readers and Friends…

Dear Multipotentialites, Two and a half years ago, I launched Puttylike. At the time, I had no idea whether this information would be of interest to anybody. I didn’t know any other multipotentialites in my life. That word didn’t even exist back then. The only words I knew that might refer to our type were […]

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Multipotentiality Doesn’t Mean Multitasking

Thursday, August 23, 2012

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Multipotentiality Doesn’t Mean Multitasking

Editor’s Note: this is a guest post by Sarah Bates. When you tell people you’re a multipotentialite, do you ever get this reaction? “Oh, but how could you get all of those tasks done at once?” For a long time I thought it was impossible to be a multipotentialite, because the idea of doing more […]

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Front Burners, Back Burners and Pulling the Big Scary Plug

Monday, August 1, 2011

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Front Burners, Back Burners and Pulling the Big Scary Plug

This is a guest post by Brian Gerald Murphy. The blessing, and the curse, of multipotentiality is that we can do anything. Literally anything. I could spend all day acting, creating spreadsheets and business plans, working on a movie, or discussing theology and be happy. I could teach you how to make a movie, use […]

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How To Skirt Resistance and Become a “Productive Procrastinator”

Monday, July 18, 2011

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How To Skirt Resistance and Become a “Productive Procrastinator”

I woke up this morning with one mission in mind: Today I'm working on my script. I'm feeling pumped. Ready. Lets do this. I sit down at my desk... Suddenly, the last thing I want to do is work on my script.

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How Multitasking Can Make You MORE Effective

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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How Multitasking Can Make You MORE Effective

  This is part 2 of The Multi-Focus Maverick Series. This series is all about how to split up your time effectively so that you can focus on many things and still make progress on your goals. Check out part 1 here. *** In the last installment of this series, we talked about what it […]

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