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'.
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Method of Loci
Goal Gradient Effect
Build high performing teams.
Impact Effort Matrix
Quickly prioritise work.
Question questions to innovate.
Minimum Viable Product
Test new business and product ideas.
1,000 True Fans
Be a successful creator.
Riskiest Assumption Test
Deliver value faster.
Persist through challenges.
Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence
Influence and persuade others.
Minto Pyramid & SCQA
Communicate to busy stakeholders.
Musk's 5 Step Design Process
Design & build smarter for results.
Change people's minds.
Be a smarter, more adaptive thinker.
Circle of Concern & Influence
Be proactive and increase your influence.
Amazon's Working Backwards
Deliver customer value.
Get more done.
Make sense & make decisions.
Focused and Diffuse Thinking
Solve problems & learn.