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Increase your Effectiveness: (Work) Better

“Better” is what it’s all about, ultimately: doing your job more effectively, so you can make the biggest possible positive impact.

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Increase your Effectiveness: (Work) Faster

The same approach applies to most tasks in the workplace: you can dawdle and let a task take as long as you want to give/waste, to fill your day, or you can blast through it in the shortest time possible.

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Increase your Effectiveness: (Work) More

You should request, look for, and create more opportunities and projects. If you’re truly committed, then to do more you’re going to need to work more as well: get in early, stay late, pop in on weekends, work from home.

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Increase your Effectiveness with these Three Strategies

“How can I be more effective?” and “How can I get better at X?” are questions I get asked from time-to-time. I’ve at least somewhat addressed the first question before, and now it’s time to visit the second. Let’s say you want

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How I made an impact

I turned and asked, “What do you think I can work on that will truly make an impact?” In the summer of 2008, I was sharing a cab in Las Vegas with one of our Sales VPs, as we both

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Maximize Your Impact: Spin the Plates

[This post is part of a series on increasing your effective productivity. The introductory post is My Strategies for Maximizing Impact] In the first post of this series, I said that my strategies can be captured as: Work on the things that

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Maximize Your Impact: Get the Best Return on Energy

[This post is part of a series on increasing your effective productivity. The introductory post is My Strategies for Maximizing Impact] In the first post of this series, I said that my strategies can be captured as: Work on the things that

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