Note: This is a guest post from Adam Appleson of ZenTactics Let’s say I gave you two road to success. The first road is super-quick, it all happens in an instant. It’s like taking the express elevator to the top floor of a tall building. The second road involves multiple steps, is long and hard, and would take you considerably more time. It feels like taking the flight of stairs in a tall building. Imagine that. You have an instant, guaranteed route to success with the first route. But what if I told you that you’d be better off taking route #2?
Note: This is a guest post from Karol K. of newInternetOrder.com I dearly hate wasting so much time every day… This probably didn’t boost my credibility as someone who’s about to write a productivity article. But now something that will: My days of wasting up to 5 hours a day are long over. That’s because a typical day of mine has between 27 and 30 hours in it. The best news is that creating a 29-hour day is easy. See how you can do it in two simple steps. 1. Realize how much time you’re losing every day I’m not talking about procrastination. I’m not talking about laziness. And I’m not talking about getting up late either. In fact, I’m not talking about any of this kind of things. I’m talking about losing time in moments that are seemingly out of your control. The most common of which are:
We live in an exciting time. Never before in the history are there so many resources available for individuals. Never before in the history are there so many opportunities for us. Here, in the 21st century, lack of resources or opportunities is no longer a problem. The problem is how to take advantage of them. Let’s see some of the things you have today: Knowledge at your fingertips With just a few keystrokes or mouse clicks, you can get to know almost anything. You don’t need to go to the library for that. You don’t need to call an expert. In most cases, you just need to go to Wikipedia. If Wikipedia doesn’t have it, Google is there for you. This is not to mention the many other resources available. Easy communication Communicating with people from halfway around the world is just about as easy as communicating with someone next door. Not only that, you can choose the mode of communication you like. Between Twitter, Skype and Facebook, there are many flavors of communication you can choose from. A voice For many years, individuals can only be passive recipients. In the age of radio, newspaper, and television, you were just […]