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“Quotes in Action” – Day 25

Yesterday we talked about setting priorities for your time. Today’s quote takes this one step further. It comes from organizing and productivity expert Gretchen Rubin, who said, “Secret of adulthood: Every to-do list should include at least one item that can be crossed off within five minutes.” I love this quote because it is simple …

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“Quotes in Action” – Day 23

Part of living an organized life involves removing unnecessary complexity. This involves the critical first step of identifying priorities for our time, space, and resources. Correspondingly, the second aspect of this process requires that we then eliminate items, responsibilities, activities, and expenses that do not align with our individual goals. In order to do this, …

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"To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time." ~ Leonard Bernstein

“Quotes in Action” – Day 20

Why is it that some people seem to get a lot done while others struggle? Today’s quote, from famed conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein, offers an answer. Bernstein said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan and not quite enough time.” Simple, but powerful. Some people make detailed, wonderful plans, but then …

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