How to Procrastinate on Purpose & Define YOUR Priorities

Procrastinate on Purpose

[toc]There are fundamental principles that apply to all productivity strategies, tools or rules. It is critical that anyone wanting to increase their personal productivity pays attention to those principles. But, what are they? We all have 1440 minutes each day. We all have our own range of personal and interpersonal commitments and obligations to juggle, and these can often overwhelm our ability to choose how we focus our energies. If we don’t choose how we spend our time, we are at risk of wasting it. In his book Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time, Rory Vaden has created …

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Do you Want an Extraordinary Life? Choose Deep Work…

Deep Work

[toc] There is nothing more frustrating than trying to get some deep work done but being distracted by the necessities of daily life in the modern world. Have you ever had that experience? Where you need to complete a report, brush up on a patient’s problem by going to the literature, or write an academic paper submission, but you just can’t get uninterrupted time to think? My bet is that every doctor will know this feeling. Whether it is interminable documentation or ever more administration requirements such as billing or practice meetings, these distractions can keep us from our core …

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Achieve your Big Hairy Audacious Goals in a 12 Week Year

12 Week Year

[toc] I have never been good at setting and achieving my goals. I would dream of something ambitious, but with work and life so often getting in the way it was easy for me to let deadlines slide, re-prioritise or just drop the goal altogether. As part of my ongoing self-improvement readings, I discovered the book and now have just completed my first 12 Week Year. I set four fairly ambitious goals and commenced the process on 27th June 2016. I intend for this blog post to document my process and achievements, failures and lessons learned for the benefit of …

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