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Your Best Just Got Better

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Your Best Just Got Better

Work Smarter, Think Bigger, Make More

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Take your life to the next level by working smarter, thinking bigger and making more time, money and joy.


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Most people can imagine their ideal day, but what would it take to make your perfect day – or parts of it – come to life? Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and workplace performance trainer, tells you how to change your habits and make your ideal day a reality. Womack identifies some commonsense ideas about how to “work smarter, think bigger and make more.” While few of his ideas are revolutionary, they add up to a compelling prescription for breaking through barriers that hold you back. getAbstract recommends Womack’s well-constructed collection of sound, practical, life-improving advice to anyone seeking increased efficiency and productivity.

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The Best Day Ever

Imagine your ideal day. What time would you get up in the morning? What would you do first? What would you accomplish? Who would you be with? Visualizing your ideal day and committing that vision to paper will help you “work smarter, think bigger and make more.”

Part 1: Work Smarter

A day consists of 96 blocks of time that are 15 minutes long, so each 15-minute block is about 1% of your day. You can dramatically increase your efficiency by managing the time on your calendar in blocks of a quarter of an hour. When you suddenly have an extra 15 minutes, such as when a meeting ends early or when someone you’re expecting is late, be prepared to use the time to your advantage. Carry the tools you need to complete some of the small tasks on your to-do list, like making hotel reservations, listening to your voicemail, writing thank-you notes or outlining a writing project.

No one can create more time, so, to accomplish more with the time you have, learn to work smarter. Begin with the “IDEA elements”:

  • “Identify a very specific area” – Decide what in your life or work you want to fix.
  • “Develop strategies” – Determine...

About the Author

Jason W. Womack, an executive coach and trainer and the CEO and founder of the Jason Womack Company, has given more than 1,200 seminars on workplace performance.


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    M. N. 7 months ago
    This training is very important about accountability thanks Jason.
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    F. H. 12 months ago
    Good
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    V. B. 2 years ago
    Nice tips. The most important to me is the feedback, which if sincerly received from a trusted one/friend/relative, and then considered with an open mind and acted upon, gives maximum benefits. Reviewing one's life styles and habits periodically, is essential to know how the life is going and where it should go.