New This Week: Is the Year Winding Down, or Winding You Up?
We're meant to be on the home stretch of 2021 and yet things are still busy for many! That's insane, especially when you think about what 2020 and 2021 were like.
So how do you win back your sanity? One method is to start prioritising with the classic Eisenhower Matrix. You've likely heard of it, but be sure to find out more from our summary and start applying it today.
On the same theme, check out our updated Playbook Know When to Say 'No'.
Mental Model Snapshot: jobs to be done
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