Expert Insights on Setting and Managing Priorities

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To get things done, stop spinning your wheels on to-do lists. A better approach is to set priorities by identifying the most important, most urgent items; then execute on priorities by staying on tasks and saying no to unessential requests.


  • Acquire insights on how to become an essentialist by simplifying and prioritizing your work.
    Acquire insights on making simplification a habit.
    Acquire insights on planning your day with the help of the "18 minutes per day" technique.
    Acquire insights on the habit of putting first things first.
    Acquire insights on how leaders can align their vision with their key priorities.
    Acquire insights on aligning your time spent with your key priorities.
  • Acquire insights on prioritizing your tasks and making trusted choices.
    Acquire insights on a new approach to managing your time and priorities.
    Acquire insights on the importance of making a projects list.
    Acquire insights on the effectiveness of the weekly review as a personal reset button.
    Acquire insights on understanding that in order to keep yourself motivated and drive your best work, you need to prioritize for purpose.
    Acquire insights on protecting your time and energy by taking charge and increasing your boundaries in order to optimize your productivity.


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    1.  How to Become an Essentialist
    2m 2s
    Essentialists live by priorities. Priority setting is not something on a to-do list; it’s the work of life. It’s not just that setting priorities matters; it’s “This is who I am.” Only failure and leadership can simplify your life. Choose to simplify by setting and living by priorities. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Simplification as a Habit
    1m 44s
    Maintaining focus on essential; high-value tasks requires making simplification not an event but a habit. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Plan Success in 18 Minutes Per Day
    2m 24s
    You are more likely to do things if you decide when and where to do them. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Habit 3: Put First Things First
    2m 47s
    To put first things first we must learn to say no to other things that may be urgent but not important. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Aligning Vision with Priorities
    2m 53s
    If you know where you’re going it’s a lot easier to get there. Leaders who are struggling don’t have a vision and 3-5 key priorities. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  How to Match Your Time with Your Key Priorities
    4m 8s
    Track how you spend your time for a week. It sounds easy but it’s not. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Priorities: Making Trusted Choices
    4m 54s
    Deciding what to do next depends on your overall strategy; where you are; the available time; and your energy level; and type of activity—whether to work items already on a list; respond to unplanned activities; or process incoming information to define the work. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Stay Focused on Top Priorities
    3m 14s
    Most time management systems focus on organizing work; not on managing work and time around priorities. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  The Most Important List (The Projects List)
    2m 50s
    A projects list is the most important list to make you feel in control of you work. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Build in your Personal Reset Button: The Weekly Review
    3m 24s
    A weekly review is a one- or two-hour period when you look at your list of projects and your calendar or diary; step back; reset; clean up; see things from a different perspective; and start fresh. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Prioritizing Purpose
    1m 59s
    To keep yourself motivated and drive your best work, you need to prioritize for purpose. This means examining your contribution and your passion, and prioritizing the items where these intersect. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Protecting Your Time and Energy
    2m 11s
    It can be difficult to focus on big goals when so much time is spent on day-to-day tasks. The only way to combat this is to take charge, increase your boundaries, and optimize your productivity. FREE ACCESS


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