How to Create a Time Management Matrix to Keep You Accountable for Achieving Your Goals

Almost every one of us wastes significantly more time than we know. Whatever your occupation, the majority of people prioritize the tasks that relieve the sense of urgency over the duties that are truly the most important.

We also spend a significant amount of time thinking about the big tasks we need to accomplish, usually pushing them aside until we have “more time.”

President Eisenhower said that we are too prone to focus on the important and urgent matters, resulting in reactive behavior based on what needs to be done right now, rather than focusing on the important and non-urgent, which would be the foundation of a more strategic approach based on long-term goals.

We are wasting nearly half of our time on tasks that may not benefit us in the long term. We have to create the opportunity to redirect our time to more valuable work.

While there are no shortcuts for getting important tasks done, there is a strategy to help prevent procrastination: a time management matrix.

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The 80 20 Rule – The Pareto Principle

The 80 20 rule is a tried and true principle that can set your life up for success.

You can apply it to any aspect of your life, including at work and home, with fitness and health, relationships, and personal progress.

Today, I will explain what the 80 20 rule is, why it is also called the Pareto Principle, examples of how it is used in real-life situations, and how you can apply it to your life to achieve the success you are looking for.

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Eat That Frog: Brian Tracy Explains the Truth About Frogs

The most successful people got to the point that they’re at after developing certain habits that help them be more productive and positive. These habits set them up to achieve more in life.

And one of the most important habits that I have discovered in my career — something I consider to be a secret weapon — is about eating frogs.

While I know that sounds a little bit strange at first, let me explain what I actually mean and exactly how to “eat that frog” so you, too, can achieve your goals and live your best life.

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How to Stay Productive During Any Crisis

We all face problems in our lives. But a crisis is even more difficult to deal with. A crisis is almost always unexpected and unprecedented. And when the crisis is worldwide, it affects more than just ourselves — and trying to stay productive during any crisis seems impossible.

A crisis can make you feel as if everything is out of your control. But that’s not true. No matter what the outside world looks like, there will always be one thing you can control: your dedication to becoming the best possible version of yourself. You’re in control of working hard and focusing on your goals, whether those goals have to do with your business, your personal life, or your mindset.

A crisis situation is a time to adapt, not pause. Use these tips will help you stay productive during any crisis.

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Why You Need to Stop Killing Time

Organizational skills and time management are essential to your success.

Time management is a choice, how you decide to spend your time is very much up to your own discretion.

We kill time by procrastinating and doing unproductive activities to ignore what is really at hand.

Killing time may work for a few minutes, but it adds up when things need to get done. … Read more

Why Productive People are Happier People

Happiness and productivity are linked. If life is getting you down, you may need to be more productive. All-too-often people think that busyness is the cause of their stress, when in reality, being more productive may be the answer you’re looking for.

Here are 6 reasons why the more productive you are, the happier you’ll be…. Read more

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