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Why Vacation Is A Priority

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Sep 26, 2016

Last week I took a mini vacation to golf and spend time with a best friend in Phoenix/Tucson.  It prevented me from writing my next blog on Confessions of the Pricing Man: How Price Affects Everything by Hermann Simon, although it did provide me with considerable time to read and make notes on pricing.

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Topics: Time Block, One Thing, Vacation, vacation, The One Thing

Until My ONE Thing Is Done—Everything Else Is A Distraction!

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Feb 8, 2016

In Chapter 15 Live for Productivity from The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller, Jay Papasan, Gary Keller offers the most effective thing he did when he first began to time block, was to put up a sheet of paper that said, “Until My ONE Thing Is Done—Everything Else Is A Distraction!”

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Topics: One Thing, productivity, Time Block, Scrum


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