I’ve never been one for New Year resolutions.
I have, however, always been one for constantly iterating on approaches to getting more done each day. That’s why David Hieatt’s article below in the Startups section caught my eye.
Some of the highlights:
Avoid easy deadlines. Deadlines serve you best when they are short, hard and, at first glance, impossible. Urgency gets things done.
Follow through. On the big things. On the small things. Create a habit of always following through. As habits go, it’s a good one to have.
Sprint. Rest. Sprint. Rest. Human’s get more done in bursts followed by rest. Getting things done isn’t about who does the longest hours, but who does the smartest hours.
Perhaps David’s most appropriate aphorism as 2017 gets underway?
Keep your energy for pushing forward. The past is done. Things out of your control cannot be changed. Energy spent being angry, jealous, or cynical is negative energy. Stay positive.
As always, thanks for reading!