Do your hardest tasks first. Do your creative thinking and your most difficult work early in the day, before routine chores (handling emails, scheduling meetings and so on) have sapped your energy.
“Every decision we make tires the brain,” says David Rock, co-founder of the NeuroLeadership Institute. “Save less complex work for later in the day,” he adds.
My five-word definition of Productivity is “Maximum results in minimum time.” And by “results” I mean what’s most important to attain success, not what’s most urgent to maintain success.
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