Do you want to make fewer mistakes?

Do you want to make fewer mistakes?  The simple answer is to not be afraid to make a mistake.

The more mistakes you make, the more you learn.
The more you learn, the more options you’ll have.
The more options you have, the better decisions you’ll make.
The better decisions you make, the more productive you’ll become. (more…)

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Do you know the secret to getting something done?

It’s very easy to become overwhelmed when you need or want to accomplish something. A task or objective might seem out of reach because of the many details involved. As a highly sensitive person, can you relate to this feeling?

Four months ago, I was faced with the daunting task of being the executor of my mother’s estate. There were many tasks that needed to be done. I thought, how am I going to this? My first reaction was, what is the most important thing for me to immediately do? (more…)

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Do you have a sense of urgency?
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Do you have a sense of urgency?

Do you have a sense of urgency? I do! I probably have triple the amount of a sense of urgency than most people. This doesn’t make me a better person, but I get frustrated when I and others don’t give their best effort.

My definition of a sense of urgency is a burning desire to accomplish something in a time-efficient and organized way. This doesn’t mean in a perfect way, but in an honest effort kind of way. In my personal and business pursuits, I find that many people don’t share my feelings. They don’t place as high a value on accomplishment and efficiency. (more…)

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