50 tweaks and truths for smarter living

Practice making small + daily adjustments if you want to improve your effectiveness and become more efficient in the way you operate day-to-day.

Earlier in the week I explored the power and importance of fine-tuning with 50 tweaks + truths for better living. Today's it's all about helping you identify smarter ways of working.

It makes zero, zip, zilch difference whether you're a high flying exec, time strapped career slashie, stay-at-home mum, street performer or budding tycoon - you can lift YOUR game!

You can become more focused, find greater balance, achieve more in less time and be happier + healthier for it. It really is about finding ways to work smarter not harder, pardon the cliché.

Take these 50 truths for a test drive and see for yourself. 

Pick just one or two things you can focus on that won’t have a detrimental impact on your schedule. Don’t set yourself up to fail before you’ve begun. Conspire for your own success. 

  1. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations.
  2. Take more risks.
  3. Question everything.
  4. Narrow your focus.
  5. Take the emotion out of the argument.
  6. Have a sense of humour.
  7. Challenge yourself + push past your comfort zone.
  8. Organise your workspace.
  9. Schedule regular thinking time.
  10. Don’t settle: if you don’t like it, change it.
  11. Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper.
  12. Find a mentor. Always have someone to learn from.
  13. Teach others what you know.
  14. Practice your decision-making abilities.
  15. Learn + implement within 24 hours.
  16. Don’t be embarrassed about money.
  17. Develop a savings plan and stick to it. Put aside 10% of your earnings.
  18. Nurture your personal network. It’s your most precious asset.
  19. Put family on your priority radar, they’ll be there long after that job is gone.
  20. Do the most important thing first.
  21. Drop multi-tasking, it's a fallacy + interferes with productivity.
  22. Finish what you start.
  23. Get off the computer at regular intervals.
  24. Focus on continuous improvement.
  25. Learn how to do one thing well.
  26. Develop short-term + long-term goals.
  27. Own your mistakes, don’t blame others.
  28. Take action + do something every day.
  29. Declutter. Keep only what you love + donate the rest.
  30. Delegate where possible so you can focus on what you do best.
  31. Learn to manage your time + energy better.
  32. Plan a creative sojourn.
  33. Compromise when you recognise the need.
  34. Be resourceful + do more with less.
  35. Prepare for success.
  36. Regulate interruptions.
  37. Ditch the diet + be sensible most of the time.
  38. Keep it out of landfill; choose better + consume less.
  39. Plan your meals + reduce wastage.
  40. Leave work AT work.
  41. Love what you do or keep looking for what you love.
  42. Make failure a stepping-stone to success.
  43. If it’s important, find a way to make it happen.
  44. Learn the rules and then break them so you can create new frontiers.
  45. Make time to celebrate achievements, big + small.
  46. Help others even if there’s nothing in it for you.
  47. Do more than people expect from you.
  48. Take personal responsibility for what you say + do.
  49. Remember your why.
  50. Don’t worry what others think.

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