Your Priority Action Plan

Life gets complicated pretty quickly, particularly when you’re striving to maximize your productivity and success. One way to gain control over the complications is to craft them all into a “Priority Action Plan.” Done properly, a Priority Action Plan creates a centralized

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Ramp Up Your Innovation

In a rapidly changing world, innovation is more commonplace than ever. If you can participate in – or even drive – some of that innovation, you automatically increase your value, as well as your productivity and level of success. There are a

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Talk More Productively

“Talking,” says the bad guy, Casper Guttman in the classic film “The Maltese Falcon, “is something you can’t do judiciously unless you keep in practice.” But practice alone is not enough. Your practice must center around effective approaches that will help you

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The Mindset to Prepare

As I’ve written previously, “the mindset to prepare for dire circumstances pays off in many ways, because adequate preparation allows you to acquire helpful resources, practice important skills, develop useful plans, and feel more comfortable responding to the upcoming situation.” A lot

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Moving Up from A Plateau

There’s a tongue-in-cheek but possibly true idea called The Peter Principle, which argues that people who do good work get promoted to their level of incompetence, at which point they plateau out and stop getting promoted. This idea is supposed to explain

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