In Atomic Habits, James Clear provides practical strategies to create good habits, break bad habits, and master the small actions that will lead to amazing results.
In The Power of Full Engagement, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz teach you how to manage your energy to perform at peak levels in demanding environments.
In the book, What the Heck is EOS, Gino Wickman and Tom Bouwer provide a complete guide on the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®) for the employees. EOS is a comprehensive tool kit to help leadership teams improve, gain traction, and grow their companies. To learn more, Gino Wickman has detailed EOS in his book, Traction, which we […]
In How to Be a Great Boss, Gino Wickman and Rene Boer help you become an amazing boss and get the most out of your organization and people.
In Rocket Fuel, Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters provide the how-to guide for understanding the business relationship between the Visionary and Integrator.
Deep Work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. In his book, Cal Newport argues that this superpower will help you thrive.
In Eat That Frog, Brian Tracy talks about his productivity hack of starting your day by accomplishing your biggest, most important task.
In The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo helps you declutter and organize your place to spark joy. As a result, you will organize your life.
The ONE Thing by Gary Keller helps you focus on taking action on the most important task, such that everything else will be easier or unnecessary.
Many of us use one or two calendars, but it’s not effective. You need to use several color coded calendars to take control of your time and be productive.
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The Pomodoro Technique is a time management method to help you get more done. It divides your work into 25-minute intervals with short breaks in between.
We can reframe our ideas into setting SMART Goals, so we can take action. SMART goals are Simple, Meaningful, Actionable, Realistic, and Trackable.
Gaining traction means turning your vision into reality. You need to establish accountability and discipline in your organization and then take action.
Processes are powerful and result in simplifying, scaling, and productivity in your business. Your processes will help you gain more control and freedom.
Issues are inherent in any business. So if you want to gain traction, you have to foster a company culture that identifies and solves issues as they arise.
Data is the handful of metrics that we rely on to indicate the present, identify potential issues, and predict the future. We should use the data to guide our discussions and decisions over assumptions, opinions, and emotions.
“Successful leaders surround themselves with great people,” as getting the Right People in the Right Roles is essential for growing your organization. These individuals will embody your core values, fit into the culture, and excel in positions to be effective and valuable for the company.
“Clarify your vision, and you will make better decisions” for your business, as Vision clearly defines where you are going and how you will get there. The Vision is documented in the Vision/Traction Organizer (VTO), which asks eight questions to “help your leadership team define, document, agree on, and share the company vision.”
In Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman, he details the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS®), which is a complete tool kit to help teams improve and grow their companies. There are Six Key Components in EOS®, which are Vision, People, Data, Issues, Process, and Traction.
We make decisions everyday that have huge impacts. The Kepner Tregoe (KT) Decision Analysis provides a method to help us make critical decisions.
“What is important is seldom urgent, and what is urgent is seldom important.” President Dwight D. Eisenhower From 1953 to 1961, Dwight D. Eisenhower served as the 34th President of the United States. Before being President, he rose to the rank of Five-star General in the US Army and commanded the Allied Forces to win […]
What is the Pareto Principle (80/20 Rule)? The 80/20 Rule or Pareto Principle states that about 80% of the results (outputs) come from about 20% of the causes (inputs). When examining systems or businesses, there are a minority of elements or people that generate much more impact than a majority of elements or people. This […]
In the process of growing Asian Efficiency, his company, Thanh Pham has established himself as one of the top thought leaders in the productivity space. I share his top three tips to get a year’s worth of work or to just get more done in the next 90 days. “Having some sort of structure or […]
“Free time is the enemy of progress.” Casey Owen Neistat is an American YouTube personality, filmmaker, and vlogger. Free time can seem like you are giving yourself a break, but a lot of the time, unstructured free time can seldomly result in relaxation and satisfaction. Even for me, I can fall into the trap of […]