4 Reasons To Master The Subtle Art Of Saying No More Often

The magical internal feeling of saying “Yes” to someone.

It makes you feel important. Special even. After all, you are the go-to person for everyone around you. The one who has the solution to all problems. You hear the words “Thank you” and “I couldn’t have done it without you” on a consistent basis. Words that further fill you up with a sense of value, worth and an affirmation that you matter.

You are shooting your own productivity in the foot.

By making “no” a rare part of your dictionary you are putting other people’s needs ahead of yours. This is generally admirable, you are a nice human being and more people should be like you. However, your performance will suffer (if is not suffering already). Learning how to say “no” to people and opportunities is one of the most efficient skills you can develop.

Here’s why:

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Are “Fake Goals” Silently Killing Your Productivity?

Goals give a direction, a purpose, to everything that you do. Without them you are just aimlessly jumping from task to task and that can only lead to overwhelm, dissatisfaction and lack of success.

However, simply setting goals is not enough! You need to set the RIGHT goals for yourself and avoid fake goals at all costs.

Fake goals are on the biggest killers of success and productivity. Discovering if they exist in your life (and eliminating them if they do), should be high on your priority list.

Here’s how to do it:

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The Little Question That Creates Meaningful Productivity Gains

Can one question really provide you with productivity gains?


Sounds impossible, or at least highly unlikely, but you’ll see for yourself. Not everything in productivity and time management needs to be complicated, or takes weeks of hard work to produce results. This question is the perfect example of something you can apply immediately and start seeing fast results:

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30 second habit

This 30-Second Habit Will Change Your Life (And Productivity)

There are no shortcuts and quick fixes when it comes to success.

But not everything needs to take hours, or days of work in order to have a great impact on your life. Some of the most powerful and transformational habits, take less than a 1 minute to implement and what you’ll learn right below is the perfect example.

It’s fast to accomplish, super easy to implement and it will change the way you do things:

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lifehacks are pointless

Lifehacks Won’t Help Your Productivity! Use This Instead

Lifehacks won’t get you the productivity gains you are looking for.

People are naturally drawn to shortcuts, to taking the easy way out, to the illusion of progress that hacks provide. But success is all about compounding small consistent wins, not just taking individual swings.

The path to true productivity takes work and it can be difficult, but it is so worth it. Instead of chasing shortcuts that don’t work, commit to consistently improving yourself and your habits and your productivity will soar.

Here’s how to do it in 3 simple steps:

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Quit Already! 5 Proven Scenarios When You Need To Move On

Quit or be exceptional, average is for losers.

~ Seth Godin


It sounds so bad, so wrong, yet there are occasions when it is the best option. And not because things are so grim and doomed or you have no other choice, but because quitting would make your happier, more productive and more successful.

It sounds controversial, but here are 5 separate scenarios when quitting makes perfect sense:

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