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3 PRACTICES TO BECOME INDISTRACTABLE AT WORK.

I was too curious to read this kind of writings from advisors. Their words matter to me. I feel extremely lucky and quite a bit deserved too. If I got any websites like Forbes or Gates notes, I move into a bit deeper as far as. Because I just passionate to learn such stuff.

This post, I searched a bit deeper. I was too careful to share certain contents. If any reader, read my post, ultimately it has to make an impact. Not only my personal views, also whatever I share. Matters most. That’s why I started understanding, while writing, look at your words from the reader’s point of view. Or visualize, how your reader reacts.

In every point, I copied and pasted the introduction lines. It might help the readers to know what this post likely to convey. I’m pasting this post link down below. I highly encourage everyone to visit the link to get deeper.

3 Practices To Become Indistractable At Work

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Rebecca Zucker

I am a Career and Executive Coach and in 2002, cofounded Next Step Partners, a leadership development firm based in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. I work with senior leaders in a variety of sectors and functions to help them be more effective at what they do and to find more fulfillment in their work. Prior to my coaching career, I was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and held leadership positions at Disney Consumer Products in Paris and at Robertson Stephens, where I led Training & Development for the investment banking division. I earned an MBA from Stanford and graduated as valedictorian from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at NYU and have coaching certifications from CTI and Minds at Work.

We often start our work day with the best of intentions to get specific tasks done — to get traction on our work — but invariably, those plans get derailed as we get distracted throughout our day. I recently spoke with Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Lifeabout what we can do to become less distracted and more productive. We discussed a few key practices, outlined below, that can help.

  1. Timebox your work:

Timeboxing is effectively making (and keeping) a meeting with yourself. Pick a task, when to do it, determine for how long and block it on your calendar. Not only is timeboxing one of the most effective productivity tools, designed to keep us focused on the task at hand, but it gives us a greater sense of control — one of the key elements missing in many workplaces that can create the negative emotions that often serve as internal triggers to distraction. Further, when we timebox our activities, we are by definition, single-tasking versus multi-tasking. The former is far more productive, with research indicating that 40% of our productivity is lost by the task-switching involved in multi-tasking.

  1. Schedule sync with your boss to set priorities:

A common challenge I’ve seen with many of my coaching clients that I raised with Eyal is that many people will block out time to focus on something important and their co-workers — their boss or peers — will book over it. To address this. Eyal recommends doing what he calls a weekly “schedule sync” with your boss. This is when, in keeping a time-boxed calendar, you sit down with your boss for 15 minutes at the beginning of each week and say, “Here’s my calendar for the week. Here’s how I plan to spend my time, and here’s the stuff I won’t get to on this other list.” This way, your boss will either agree with what you’ve planned, or help you reprioritize.

  1. Recalibrate your responsiveness to email.

Email is the “mother of all habit-firming products,” says Eyal. Our work product ends up suffering when we continuously check email throughout the day. “We keep checking email because if feels productive,” he says, “but we should be checking it based on our schedule and priorities, not someone else’s.” Email is much more efficient when we timebox it, as with other focused work. This could be ten minutes every hour, on the hour, or at other specified times of the day. It’s really up to you. “But hold to that time box,” says Eyal, “Check it on a schedule and not when your emotions get the best of you,” referencing our internal triggers — like feeling uncertain, stressed or anxious — that can often drive us to get distracted.

Eyal shared one of his favorite quotes by Paulo Coelho, “A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.” We are human and get distracted. But we can take a responsible mindset and decide not to be, as we aspire to become indistractable.

SOURCES: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccazucker/2020/02/25/3-practices-to-become-indistractable-at-work/#5486444c2ef0

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60 TIPS FOR A STUNNING GREAT LIFE BY ROBIN SHARMA.

Again, my life guru comes, again I started reading “The top 200 secrets of success and the pillars of the self-mastery. I’m reading every day at least out of 200, I read 10 self-mastery. No matter what. After breakfast, I read 10 masteries and then I will start my day. That will the solid start of the day. Also I read any new topic from a magazine. Right now, I’m reading entrepreneur magazine. Those start-up stories really inspire me. At least one story of the day.

Here it is,

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I want to shift gears from leadership to a pure focus on crafting an exceptional life for this blog post. Ultimately, life goes by in a blink. And too many people live the same year 80 times. To avoid getting to the end and feeling flooded regret over a live half-lived, read (and then apply) these tips:

  1. Exercise daily.
  2. Get serious about gratitude.
  3. See your work as a craft.
  4. Expect the best and prepare for the worst.
  5. Keep a journal.
  6. Read “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin”.
  7. Plan a schedule for your week.
  8. Know the 5 highest priorities of your life.
  9. Say no to distractions.
  10. Drink a lot of water.
  11. Improve your work every single day.
  12. Get a mentor.
  13. Hire a coach.
  14. Get up at 5 am each day.
  15. Eat less food.
  16. Find more heroes.
  17. Be a hero to someone.
  18. Smile at strangers.
  19. Be the most ethical person you know.
  20. Don’t settle for anything less than excellence.
  21. Savor life’s simplest pleasures.
  22. Save 10% of your income each month.
  23. Spend time at art galleries.
  24. Walk in the woods.
  25. Write thank you letters to those who’ve helped you.
  26. Forgive those who’ve wronged you.
  27. Remember that leadership is about influence and impact, not title and accolades.
  28. Create unforgettable moments with those you love.
  29. Have 5 great friends.
  30. Become stunningly polite.
  31. Unplug your TV.
  32. Sell your TV.
  33. Read daily.
  34. Avoid the news.
  35. Be content with what you have.
  36. Pursue your dreams.
  37. Be authentic.
  38. Be passionate.
  39. Say sorry when you know you should.
  40. Never miss a moment to celebrate another.
  41. Have a vision for your life.
  42. Know your strengths.
  43. Focus your mind on the good versus the lack.
  44. Be patient.
  45. Don’t give up.
  46. Clean up your messes.
  47. Use impeccable words.
  48. Travel more.
  49. Read “As You Think”.
  50. Honor your parents.
  51. Tip taxi drivers well.
  52. Be a great teammate.
  53. Give no energy to critics.
  54. Spend time in the mountains.
  55. Know your top 5 values.
  56. Shift from being busy to achieving results.
  57. Innovate and iterate.
  58. Speak less. Listen more.
  59. Be the best person you know.
  60. Make your life matter.

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SOURCE: https://www.robinsharma.com/article/60-tips-for-a-stunningly-great-life

 

 

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50 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life:

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The word wise, I learned from Buddha. This word often rings me in my mind and heart too. I started knowing and realizing being a wise man. Quite honestly, I don’t know. Even I don’t have a clear picture of what it takes to become? Please correct me, if I’m wrong. A wise man has a fair judgement. Nothing more and nothing less, I started knowing a wise man knows right and wrong. I started becoming a wise man till my end of life.

Here, something I wanna re-share. It is a collection of quotes by Inc.com

I’m will paste the link below. I sincerely encourage the readers to visit further.

Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it–dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you’ll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better person. Each experience–good and bad–makes you grow. Get along with life and surely, things will become easier for you. Live for today and enjoy every moment. Capture the best that life has to offer you.

Here’s a collection of valuable quotes about life to inspire you to make the best out of it:

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” Abraham Lincoln

“The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That’s the day we truly grow up.” John C. Maxwell

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” Soren Kierkegaard

“What we think determines what happens to us, so if we want to change our lives, we need to stretch our minds.” Wayne Dyer

“Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.” Lou Holtz

“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” William James

“The only disability in life is a bad attitude.” Scott Hamilton

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” Leo Buscaglia

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” George Bernard Shaw

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” Mahatma Gandhi

“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” Confucius

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” Dalai Lama

“There are three constants in life…change, choice and principles.” Stephen Covey

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them–that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” Lao Tzu

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” John F. Kennedy

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” Albert Einstein

“When life is too easy for us, we must beware or we may not be ready to meet the blows which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.” Voltaire

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill

“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” Maya Angelou

“Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life.” John F. Kennedy

“There is no passion to be found playing small–in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” Nelson Mandela

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” Jim Rohn

“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” Oprah Winfrey

“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.” C. S. Lewis

“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.” Henry Ford

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” Thomas A. Edison

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure, the process is its own reward.” Amelia Earhart

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure.” Paulo Coelho

“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.” Thomas Jefferson

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” Vince Lombardi

“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” Brian Tracy

“Today is life–the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.” Dale Carnegie

“The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you’re in control of your life. If you don’t, life controls you.” Tony Robbins

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” Robert Frost

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.” Les Brown

“Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all.” Helen Keller

“The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.” Aristotle

“Don’t take life too seriously. You’ll never get out of it alive.” Elbert Hubbard

“Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent.” Billy Graham

“Each person must live their life as a model for others.” Rosa Parks

“My philosophy of life is that if we make up our mind what we are going to make of our lives, then work hard toward that goal, we never lose–somehow we win out.” Ronald Reagan

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” Vivian Komori

“Transformation is a process, and as life happens there are tons of ups and downs. It’s a journey of discovery–there are moments on mountaintops and moments in deep valleys of despair.” Rick Warren

“Live life to the fullest, and focus on the positive.” Matt Cameron

Published on: Jun 26, 2015

The opinions expressed here by Inc.com columnists are their own, not those of Inc.com.

 

SOURCE: https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/50-wise-quotes-that-will-inspire-you-to-success-in-life.html

 

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9 quotes that sum up the Fourth Industrial Revolution:

This is something that I would like to share. I just keep on searching for valuable information. Something, that makes to me to wakes me up. We all know this is the fourth industrial revolution. Rather than thinking how can we survive in this fourth era? The better option we can prepare for it by using technologies and seeking technocrats views and pieces of advice.

These are the 9 quotes from the World Economic Forum. I would love to re-share it.

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There’s been a lot of talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution at Davos – what exactly it is, and how it will radically change our lives.

Here’s a round-up of the best quotes on the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum meeting, Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum

“We must develop a comprehensive and globally shared view of how technology is affecting our lives and reshaping our economic, social, cultural, and human environments. There has never been a time of greater promise, or greater peril.”

Dileep George, artificial intelligence and neuroscience researcher

“Imagine a robot capable of treating Ebola patients or cleaning up nuclear waste.”

Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico

“Mexico is one of the only nations whose constitution recognizes the right of its people to a broadband internet connection.”

Inga Beale, Chief Executive Officer, Lloyd’s

“For many people, the smartphone is the first and only computer they have.”

Gary Coleman, Global Industry and Senior Client Advisor, Deloitte Consulting

“The Fourth Industrial Revolution is still in its nascent state. But with the swift pace of change and disruption to business and society, the time to join in is now.”

André Kudelski, Chairman and CEO of Kudelski Group

“Any skilled engineer can take control remotely of any connected ‘thing’. Society has not yet realized the incredible scenarios this capability creates.”

Robert J. Shiller, 2013 Nobel laureate in economics, Professor of Economics, Yale University

“You cannot wait until a house burns down to buy fire insurance on it. We cannot wait until there are massive dislocations in our society to prepare for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”

 

Birgit Skarstein, Double paralympic athlete and World Rowing Champion, Norway

“For people with a disability, the Fourth Industrial Revolution will give us super powers.”

Pierre Nanterme, CEO of Accenture

“Digital is the main reason just over half of the companies on the Fortune 500 have disappeared since the year 2000.”

SOURCES: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/01/9-quotes-that-sum-up-the-fourth-industrial-revolution/

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TIME TO EXPLORE:

This moment is the right moment to explore. We read substantially and widely too. I personally think, from this moment we can take and do some of the innovative stuff we have. We could do some of the experiment and research too. We all are ready and love to succeed. But, the ‘try factor’ is not enough from our side. In a single shot, I don’t know how it gonna works.

We could not expect this first shot, rather we can work more possibilities with our innovative thoughts. Simultaneously, we need to update too.

What I say is read and act with research and experiments. There is no perfect time. Just collect as much as the resources and do something until it gets good. If things aren’t working out, nothing to worry. Have a plan-B. Or change the methodology of doing the stuff you have.

But never goes down fighting. Keep fighting. Don’t felt bad at the initial point of consequences. It happens, it happens for every successful people too. So what? Who cares?

If you are working on something, I personally think you cannot say things gonna work too smoothly. That’s not the reality. You have to come up and come up. You have to think about several dimensions. Before reaching this point, you should learn widely. One more point, you need to raise critical questions. Those critical questions mould your creative ability. That’s required.

Seek experts.

Write the pros and cons.

Devote enormous time for thinking.

Giving up is not the option.

Draw a conclusion.

Sometimes we feel resources are still not enough. But unless you go and search you aren’t gonna get. If you don’t start at least what you have? Even you have a lot, you never gonna start.

 

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5 WAYS TO IMPROVE CRITICAL THINKING:

I wasn’t a very much critical thinker. But, sometimes, I personally feel like, I deliberately I need to think some of the stuff. Usually, I see a lot of Ted talks. Even I have Ted app too. There are several others like ted. In TedEd, I had seen this video on YouTube. So, this is one of the most important videos. I would love to share.

5 ways are:

  1. Formulate your question.
  2. Gather your information.
  3. Apply the information.
  4. Consider the implications.
  5. Explore other points of view.

 

SOURCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dItUGF8GdTw

 

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