The bridge between dreams and achievement is taking massive, determined action. One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. No one understands this better than Michael Hyatt, and he’s engineered a new, easy-to-follow approach to harness this power in his new book Free to Focus.
-- Tony Robbins
Busyness is meaningless. What matters is consistently executing the work that actually matters. This book shows you how.
-- Carl Newport
Stepping into Focus
What will your life have been, in the end, but the sum total of everything you spent it focusing on?
-- OLIVER BURKEMAN
Life in the Distraction Economy
I realized focusing on everything means focusing on nothing.
It’s almost impossible to accomplish anything significant when you’re racing through an endless litany of tasks and emergencies.
“Information consumes the attention of its recipients,” he explained, and “a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.”
Information is no longer scarce. But attention is.
We don’t invest our time in big and important projects. Instead, we’re tyrannized by tiny tasks.
The breakthrough came when I realized most productivity “solutions” actually make things worse: productivity is about doing more and doing it faster.
And that’s the root of the problem.
A New Approach
productivity is not about getting more things done; it’s about getting the right things done.
It’s about starting each day with clarity and ending with a sense of satisfaction, accomplishment, and energy to spare.
Step 1: Stop.
Unless you first know why you’re working, you can’t properly evaluate how you’re working.
Step 2: Cut.
Once you have a clear view of where you are and what you want, it’s time to move to Step 2: Cut.
what you don’t do is just as important to your productivity as what you do.
Step 3: Act.
Having cut out all the nonessentials, it’s time for execution.
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1/ Formulate: Decide What You Want
“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
“That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”
-- ALICE AND THE CHESHIRE CAT
What do we want from our productivity? What’s the purpose? What are the objectives? True productivity starts with being clear on what we truly want.
formulate your own vision for productivity.