Category Archives: One-Minute Strategy

Set goals like Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin became a prolific inventor once he learned to set goals and prioritize. Here’s how: Spend 10 minutes each morning prioritizing your tasks. Spend 20 at the end of the week reviewing work for the next week. Ask yourself, … Continue reading

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Test your listening skills

Here’s a simple drill to test your listening skills. Close your eyes. Count slowly to 50. Don’t let another thought enter your mind. Use this exercise to improve your ability to concentrate on a person who’s speaking, without your mind … Continue reading

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Streamline your written messages

Tighten your writing by reducing the number of words you use: Use “now” instead of “at this point in time”; “to instead of “in order to”; “list” instead of “make a list of”; “looked” instead of “took a look”

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